A Concise Feature – Study in Dubai

Posted on April 30, 2013 by Akshay Study Abroad in Study Abroad


Dubai, not just a cosmopolitan and technologically advanced city, but also the fastest growing economy in the world that offers low-cost, world class education opportunities followed by bright career prospects to the students from all over the world.

What makes Dubai special?

Dubai is a land of opportunities for the study abroad student, entrepreneur and a delight for the inquisitive traveler. Dubai has emerged as a cosmopolitan metropolis that has grown steadily to become a global city and a business and cultural hub of the Middle East and the Persian Gulf region. Strategically located between the east and the west, the city beautifully blends elements of both. Driving its progress and matchless lifestyle options, is a strong foundation of commerce, which has made the city a top investment and leisure destination. It offers high-quality living standards and many opportunities, not to mention the serenity of living in a city voted to be one of the safest in the world.

Specific Reasons for Studying in Dubai

The main alluring reason for Dubai coming up as an educational hub is that it offers a globally accepted, world-class education but at low costs which are way more affordable that the commensurate education in the other western countries. The number of colleges and universities in Dubai has grown significantly in last 20 years and every year the number of their staff and students increases by about 30%. Most of the colleges and universities are affiliating themselves to prestigious institutions abroad. To the study abroad student, this technologically advanced city with its continuous focus on innovation, offers a conducive environment for experiential learning, creative thinking and independent action. Architecture, business administration, design, tourism, engineering and international relations are just a few of the subjects you can study in Dubai.  Even more appealing is the opportunity to widen cultural horizons through direct interaction with over 160 nationalities.

Dubai is also a leading destination for higher education in the region and true to its multicultural and cosmopolitan fabric, it caters to thousands of international students with different higher education systems including American, British, French, Canadian, Australian, Indian and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The city has over 50 higher education providers, spread across federal campuses, private universities, Dubai government institutions and international branch campuses.

Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV)

 DKV is the world’s only Free Zone area dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence.  DKV is a unique hub that offers the best selection of Human Resource Management, Consultation, Training and Personal Development programmes on a picturesque 1km long campus in the heart of Dubai.

Some of the most famous universities and institutes from the USA, Canada, Iran, India, Ireland, the UK, Russia, Australia, Belgium have established a separate branch in the Dubai Knowledge Village. Some of the institutes that have set up branches in DKV are Middlesex University, The University of Exeter, Dublin Business School, BITS, Pilani, University of Strathclyde Business School, Canadian University of Dubai, University of New Brunswick, London Business School, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Manchester Business School, Murdoch University, etc. Students with different nationalities get a chance to gain international exposure with the best learning environment they can ever dream for.

With over 450 business partners, DKV aims to establish itself as both a trusted business partner and a centre of excellence for professional development. In September 2007, it was reported that DKV had almost four hundred and fifty companies working there and making best efforts to provide the best educational facilities to the future generation of the world. The facilities provided are of the best quality and students love the overall atmosphere.

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