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Sylvie Touma

Assistant Director of Admissions - Scholarships

Office of Admissions


Sylvie joined the Admissions team at AUD in 2010 as Admissions Coordinator, and was promoted to Assistant Director of Admissions – Scholarships in March 2015.  Her responsibilities now cover the administration and management of scholarships; she believes that only by high qualifications and talents’ development AUD standard can be achieved.

Sylvie braced her position thanks to her education in law, a diploma in computer science and the professional experience that she gained in the UAE over more than 13 years in: Business Development, service industry and media, in both the governmental and private sectors (Meydan, Emaar, Nakheel, Emirates Racing Authority, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority).

To develop her abilities and stay up-to-date, she is always keen to participate in trainings and attend seminars in various fields including to date: Buy-ology (Why people buy?), GCC Future Business Destination, Customer Service Excellence: how to win and keep customers, and Emotional Intelligence: strategies for success.

In a cosmopolitan city such as Dubai, Sylvie is always improving her communication skills and is currently completing her Diploma in Spanish Language, as a fourth language to her current knowledge of Arabic, English and French.

She is a proud mom of three kids (Elisandro, Angel, and Emanuelle), was a Scout member, and is fan of reading books in her free time.