UAS – 40th Anniversary

MILESTONES DURING THE JOURNEY OF 40 YEARS

1976

UAS is established in Yarmouk

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1982

We graduated our first class with five boys and one girl

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1986
  • Our yearbook is published in color
  • We acquired accreditation from Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Our first Student Council is established
  • We launched our own National Honor Society Chapter
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1987
  • Badminton made its debut at UAS
  • Ms. Joan Khaja joined UAS as a Third Grade teacher, making her the longest standing staff member. She’s currently our Vice Superintendent
  • We started our Computer Club, Chess Club, Debate Society and the Model United Nations program
  • Kuwait TV invited our band for a live performance
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1990
  • Iraq invaded Kuwait
  • The Salwa Campus became a headquarters for the Iraqi troops
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1991
  • UAS reopens with 291 students
  • Dr. Abdul Latif Al Shamali, would lead the School as its director, along with Dr. Dale Koch as Superintendent
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1992
  • We reinstated our membership with EMAC and KFSAC
  • We graduated our first post liberation class
  • We changed our logo from Lions to EAGLES!
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1994
  • We published our first newspaper called The Universal Press.
  • Our student body increased to 650 students from 30 countries
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1996
  • Mrs. Nora Al Ghanim became Administrative Director of UAS
  • We hosted our Third Annual Model United Nations
  • We started our charity work with a walkathon to raise funds for the construction of a school in Tanzania
  • Sheikh Sabah Al Sabah was the keynote speaker at our Graduation
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2002
  • UAS celebrates its 25th Anniversary
  • UAS Varsity Soccer team won KFSAC and ISAC championships
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2006
  • Sheikh Jaber Al Sabah passes away
  • UAS moves to Hawalli
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2011
  • UAS establishes Alumni Association
  • UAS Ambassadors visit sick children in Al Amiri Hospital
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2014
  • Launched our Instagram account
  • Started the Accelerated Reader Program
  • UAS students won top five prizes in the Religion and Arabic Language competitions
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2016

UAS celebrates 40th Anniversary

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