As a public holiday is anticipated on Sunday, September 1, the new academic year will begin for most students on Monday, September 2.

Most students across the UAE will enjoy an extra day of the summer holiday this year, as schools plan ahead for the probable upcoming public holiday.

Although the new academic year for most schools was scheduled to begin on Sunday, September 1 as per the Ministry of Education, it’s likely that the UAE will enjoy a public holiday on the occasion of Islamic New Year on September 1, meaning students will now go back to school on Monday, September 2.