Manipal University, Dubai ensures that its students get the best holistic experience possible during their time as university students. Extra-curricular activities and all round development are given special emphasis at the university. There are several vibrant student managed clubs and associations on campus. The University also has an elected Student Council which coordinates the activities of the clubs and associations. Some of the clubs available to students are the Dramatics Club, Dance & Music Club, Sports Club and Philanthropic Activities Club. In addition, there are several program related clubs such as the Student Chapter of IEEE (Institute of Electronics & Electrical Engineers), SAE (Society of Automobile Engineers), etc.