Why Study In Dubai?
Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. It is famous for its Nouveau Arab architecture. Dubai is the desert city-state on the shores of the beautiful Arabian Gulf, replete with clean, sandy beaches and clear blue green waters. It has an ancient heritage that survives amidst the skyscrapers and highways of a modern, cosmopolitan city. This “Pearl of the Arabian Gulf”, concentrated mainly on its exquisite creek, the finest natural shelter in 1600km (1000 miles) of coastline, ranks as the UAE’s most important port and commercial centre.
Dubai is truly cosmopolitan. The fastest growing economy in the world. Learning is comparatively cheaper because of the education policies of Dubai. One would spend double the amount for the same learning elsewhere than here. Due to vast development activities especially in the area of infrastructure, trade and commerce, the possibilities of finding on job training as well as full time employment are ample.
The UAE is hospitable, Secure and caring. Entertainment is endless here. It is also called the city of events and all the world’s best musicians, theatres and performers come here for entertainment. The cosmopolitan culture itself is a great bonus for a learner to know the social etiquette that are necessary in today’s world.
There is a provision of schooling and working in Dubai with a reasonable salary and EETT will assist you to secure good jobs that will support your education.
Top Reasons To Study In Dubai
Dubai is becoming one of the hottest destinations among International students. Some reasons that makes Dubai’s popularity among International students are:
Affordable Fees: Learning is comparatively cheaper because of the education policies of Dubai. To get the same quality of education one would have to spend double the money in any other country. I.e. Expense of a student is very less as compared to Europe or other Asian countries
Good Job Opportunities: Dubai is one the fastest growing economy in the world and hence offers unlimited opportunities for career-growth. Due to huge development in the area of infrastructure, trade and commerce, the possibilities of finding on job training as well as full time jobs are good.
Hub for Recreation and Endless Entertainment: The outskirts of the city ranges from desert to sea and provides a variety of opportunities for sports and recreation such as golf, water ski, scuba dive or dune drives. Dubai is also popular for events as World’s best musicians, theaters and performers come here to entertain.
Growing Tourism: Not only Dubai is an international business center but also attraction for tourists due to its shopping festivals, sports and recreation. This makes it ideal for studying subjects related to hotel management, tourism as well as business.
Universities from the UK, USA, Australia, Europe & Asia host a branch campus in many of the cities education hubs
How to apply
Applications are usually completed online and made by June. Universities will generally ask for your: application form; application fee; passport; certificates of educational achievement; references; and, if applicable, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) certificate. Tuition fees are generally paid before each semester.
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Eligibility for a Dubai Study Permit
Foreign universities with branches in Dubai look for qualifications similar to one in their country. For example an Australian University in Dubai looks for qualification that meets the same academic standards as an Australian qualification (e.g. equivalent to Australian Bachelor’s degree for postgraduate applicants). Some of the docs required are as follows:
Original or certified copy of transcripts and certificates
Proof of English language proficiency (results from IELTS & TOEFL Tests)
CBSE or ISC board students must fulfill English language requirements by either obtaining a cut-off score in IELTS and TOEFL or securing 70% marks in English.
Current resume or CV for postgraduate applicants.
Relevant work experience certificates required for 2-4 years for MBA applicants depending on entry requirement for the university.
Letters from employers showing 2 years of work experience (for MBA applicants only).
Copy of the passport
Work While Study in Dubai
International students in Dubai with student visa as per labour law in Dubai are not allowed to work either part time or full time. However, they are allowed to work in an internship program after getting permission from their university. Some universities placement office in Dubai helps students to find internships. Students can also arrange their own internships through their own contacts.
Work After the Completion of Studies
The job market is quite competitive and one should have financial back up to support himself while looking out for a job. Graduates who secure full time work must change their university sponsored visa to an employer sponsored visa. Employer sponsored visas are only available for full time work.