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AUS freezes fees, expands students’ financial assistance

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has said it has frozen its fees this year and expanded financial aid to students to support families and their children in the university, Gulf News has reported. "The average undergraduate tuition fees at AUS for students enrolling this academic year are around Dhs80,000 per year," said AUS Vice Chancellor for Enrolment Management, Ali Shuhaimy. However, the majority of students pay less than this, he added. "In fact, more than 50% of AUS students are in receipt of grants and scholarships, which is total Dhs80m each year."