Known for its architectural excellence and extravagant lifestyle, the country of Dubai is definitely one of its kind. One of the 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is a nation with an ancient heritage which stands tall with enormous skyscrapers and a lavish lifestyle. Enormous shopping malls, luxurious hotels and exotic tourist locations, Dubai has it all. Being one of the best commercial hubs, it is also home for a number of international students across the world who plan on studying abroad. It has around 5,50,000 international students as per the surveys conducted recently and proves to be one of the best study abroad destinations of students around the world.

Dubai provides a wide range of courses out of which the Civil Engineering course and MBA stand out having the maximum number of students enrolled for these courses. The other courses offered by the universities in Dubai come under the fields of Architecture, Arts, Aviation, Computers & IT, Economics, Finance, Finance & Accounting, Health Studies & Medical, Humanities & Social Science, Human Resources, IT, Law, Media & Mass Communication, Natural Sciences and Renewable Energy. Popular Scholarship programs such as Heriot- Watt University Scholarships, Abu Dhabi University Scholarships and the NEST ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION Scholarships are of great help for the students with financial constraints. Popular university choices in Dubai are University of Wollongong Dubai Campus, Hult International Business School Dubai Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai, Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus, Canadian University, Dubai, Murdoch University Dubai Campus, Modul University Dubai Campus, Manipal University Dubai Campus, University of Stirling Dubai Campus and University of Birmingham, Dubai Campus. The education system of Dubai is pretty different from the other countries. 90% of the students in Dubai study in private schools. The universities in Dubai have a very strong academic curriculum.

As per the immigration regulations, Dubai has started to grant a 5 year visa for the students who are outstanding in the academic field. 95% in schools and an overall GPA of at least 3.75 are the criterias to get this type of visa. Dubai does not allow international students to work when they are studying without a work permit which allows them to get paid for the jobs.

The popular jobs for students after studying in Dubai are design, ICT, energy & environment, higher education and human capital development, life sciences, media and entertainment. Having a part time job while studying abroad is one of the basic needs of an international student while studying abroad. Dubai offers a lot of part time jobs for the students having a work permit which helps them in taking care of their daily expenses.

Dubai is one of the most economically convenient nations for a student who is planning on studying abroad. It has also been ranked as the 3rd safest country in the world. Being home to one of the best tourist spots in the world, your time in Dubai can be worth every single penny.