The New Cairo neighborhood is known for its fresh air and calmness. The AUC campus is within walking distance, offering facilities such as a small grocery market and an extensive sports complex. A lot of entertainment options and commercial areas are functioning in the area. In addition, AUC has established a special shuttle bus from the new housing development to commercial areas nearby.
There are schools in New Cairo, including the New Cairo British International School, the Canadian International School, the Modern English School, and the American International School. Usually, these schools provide transportation, but it is always wise to check with them while registering.
To view the New Cairo apartment models, visit the Housing Photo gallery page.
Maadi neighborhood is ten kilometers (six miles) south of downtown Cairo and 20 km (12 miles) southwest of AUC New Cairo.
Maadi offers family-oriented activities. The easiest transportation to downtown Cairo is by metro. Depending on the time. The AUC bus service to the New Cairo Campus takes around 50 minutes, depending on the days' time. Afternoon return trips may require more time owing to traffic congestion. This service is free for faculty and staff.
There are many private international schools, such as Cairo American College, the French Lycée, and the Maadi British International School. There are also several nurseries, such as The Preschool Years, Irish Nursery, Small Talk, and Small World.