5 Reasons you should study in the UAE

5 Reasons you should study in the UAE

Study in the UAE

Studying in an international country is a great way to learn more about the world, broaden your horizons, and build life experience to benefit your future education and career. UAE is a one-stop-shop for this, and below is why.

5 reasons you should study in the UAE:

  • Diverse cultures all around the country

Travelling abroad means you get to experience the finer things and see what the world has to offer. UAE comprises a total of seven Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaima, Fujairah, Umm Al Quain, Al-Ain and each emirate has its own exclusive culture. English and Arabic (spoken in different dialects) are the most spoken languages found here; additionally, you would also come across a lot of international students coming to study here as UAE as there are some of the best universities located in UAE and one gets to experience the diversity of cultures as well

  • Excellent Educational Facilities

UAE offers a broad range of programs to opt from - from large public universities to private and also ranging in between, this way it more or less is catering to a broad target audience. Many of these universities are accredited both by the UAE's Ministry of Higher Education and by an accrediting agency in another country as well. For example, the (UAEU) College of Science has the B.Sc. (program) in Chemistry accredited by both: Canadian Society for Chemistry (2008) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (2011), additionally, all programs offered at the COS (College of Science) are fully recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 

  • Unlock Career Opportunities

The prime reason you are travelling is to study; however, this is your chance to help open doors to different career opportunities too. International students after spending 4/5 years in the host location eventually fall in love with the country and as the saying goes: 'Once you have lived in Dubai, you don't like any other place'.

A local education goes a long way in terms of getting yourself a job in the same country. As mentioned, there are diverse cultures you come across; you automatically have a willingness to learn and would start thinking of learning a language or two. These skills, if worked upon, also help you get a job quickly in your home country too. Improved CV plus enhanced skills is a win-win for you and the employer! let's not forget a tax-free income for lifelong

  • Safe learning and personal growth

UAE is one of the countries which ensure a safe learning environment - most of the top universities in Abu Dhabi, including the United Arab Emirates University do offer student accommodation or housing facilities. On-campus dorms do have their set of rules and regulations to be followed by the students. Understandably, it is mostly the international students who go for housing accommodation on/off-campus. The students tend to have an overall fun and a good learning experience as it allows you to grow as a person esp when you are living with people of different cultures, mind-set and not your family members.

  • Explore, embrace new experiences

Studying in a foreign country where you meet people from over 200+ nationalities, and university life does lead you to unforgettable experiences. Activities like water sports, parachuting, trekking, dune bashing, dining at exclusive restaurants, shopping, bargaining at traditional souks, camel riding; the list never ends. One of the only things you can't experience in the UAE is boredom. Each emirate is offering something different on its own, for e.g. Abu Dhabi has the Grand mosque, green Masdar city, home to best international universities including NYU Abu Dhabi Campus. Dubai being all about the bling-bling, has the biggest attraction of Burj Khalifa (world's tallest building), Palm Islands, exquisite shopping experience in the malls, etc. Sharjah has traditional Islamic architecture and has a lot to offer in terms of heritage areas, and museums and the list goes on.

College of Science was one of the first colleges since the establishment of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). UAEU is one of the oldest universities which was established in 1976. It definitely is ranked in the top universities of Abu Dhabi with its extensive programs, excellent research and analysis facilities, housing options, etc. 

The United Arab Emirates University has 5 academic departments: 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematical Science and Physics 
  • Six BSc programs in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Geology, Mathematical Sciences and Physics
  • Five M.Sc. programs and an established PhD program.

Additionally, some key facts which help the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) distinguish from others and helps you chose are below: 

  • UAEU has 13,000 students on-campus
  • UAEU is ranked #5 in the Arab world
  • UAEU has granted 118 patents
  • UAEU is having students from 75+ countries
  • UAEU is ranked #284 in worldwide
  • UAEU has 9 world-class research centres
  • UAEU has a full range of internationally accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through 9 colleges
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