University of Wollongong in Dubai cements partnership with Dubai Knowledge Village
The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), one of the UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities, has cemented its partnership with Dubai Knowledge Village through its announcement that it would participate in the Knowledge University hub scheme. Established in 1993, it was the first Australian university in Dubai to be licensed by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research. The University is located at ‘Knowledge Village’ an educational precinct a short distance from the heart of the city.
More than 1,600 students from approximately 70 different countries are currently enrolled at UOWD and enjoy a quality academic experience. Their nationally and internationally recognised qualifications enable graduates to take up positions of influence in government, private industry and in education.
UOWD offers programmes in: English, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional Awards. All UOWD degrees are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education. They are also accredited by the Australian Government and are internationally recognised.
The University’s faculty is a mix of locally and internationally recruited academics who have extensive experience in the class room as well as in business and industry. They bring years of knowledge gained from research in their respective fields into the class room providing students with a stimulating academic environment.
UOWD’s popularity amongst students has grown rapidly in recent years. Students enjoy a vibrant social life on campus with facilities including a food court, an active Student Representative Council, personal and academic counselling, a medical centre and a well resourced library. Full accommodation options are also available within close proximity to the University.
The University of Wollongong in Dubai maintains a long and proud tradition of excellence in education combined with liberal values of enquiry. The University strives to provide a fertile environment for bright young minds to flourish and where critical thinking is both encouraged and nurtured - qualities, which characterise great institutes of learning.