Living in Dubai

Dubai is ranked as the best city for expats in the Middle East. Also being one of the fastest changing and most dynamic cities in the world, it offers a wealth of experience to enjoy whilst studying. Dubai is a safe city, situated in the Middle East, with modern amenities and close to picturesque tourist destinations.


The city is a small but vibrant place with a cafe strips, restaurants, shopping malls and a beautiful nightlife. Dubai’s beachside location gives the city a laid-back feeling and sport and outdoor activities are central to the daily life of locals.

Community amenities

Amenities such as supermarkets, ATMs and medical centres are available and conveniently located throughout the city, so you always have handy access to what you need. Shopping centres are easily found in the prime locations, with speciality stores stocking international foods.

There are several mobile and internet providers to choose from and free wifi is available whilst you are on-campus.


Dubai experiences a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and cold, wet winters. Summer occurs from mid-April to August and winters from November to February.