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    Gulf Medical University

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    Skyline University College

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    Abu Dhabi University

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    Sharjah University

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    UAE University

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    Study in UAE

    Higher education institutions include both public and private Universities and Colleges. Government institutions are overseen by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, and are only open to UAE nationals. Private universities and colleges are open to all students. The Commission for Academic Accreditation, operating within the Ministry, licenses higher education institutions. More than 14,000 students were enrolled at UAE in the first semester of the academic year 2006–7.

    Academic structure

    The Arab Emirates has established an excellent and diversified system of higher education in a very short period. Nationals can attend government institutions free of charge. A wide range ofprivate institutions with international accreditation supplements the public sector. The country now has one of the highest application participation rates in the world. Ninety-five per cent of all females and 80 per cent of all males who are enrolled in the final year of secondary school apply for admission to a higher education institution or to study abroad. A system of colleges offering a more technically oriented education was devised in 1988. Today, 16 men’s and women’s colleges in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Madinat Zayed, Al Ruwais, Dubai, Ra’s al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Fujairah provide a diversity of programmes in modern, technologically equipped campuses. Many private institutions offer a wide range of tertiary-level opportunities.

    General application requirements

    Students should hold a High-school Graduation Certificate. Gulf students should obtain 60% of total marks in the high school Certificate for admission to the Faculties of Engineering and Economics; non-Gulf students should obtain 80% for admission to any faculty, except Engineering where they must obtain 90%. For Islamic Studies and Sharia, candidates must be Muslims and must obtain 50% of the total marks in the High School Certificate. Applications should be made to the University in June. There are a few governmental universities and colleges in UAE where admission is restricted to nationals only. However, there are several private institutions where enrollment is open to any student who meets the admission requirements. A student may enroll in any program of his/her choice. For detailed information contact the international student office of the University you wish to attend.

    Academic programmes

    The UAE educational system comprises of a variety of academic and professional training institutions. Academic Programs include diplomas, degrees as well a postgraduate studies. A student may also enrol for professional training to gain an internationally recognized certificate. Universities & Colleges courses organize lecture courses and lab work. Institutes may provide local programs or internationally recognized certifications. Certification of completion is provided for each program in addition to the vendor certification upon completion of exams.

    Language of Instruction

    The language of instruction in Government schools is Arabic, with English used for some science and technical subjects. Improving English language skills at all levels of education is a government priority under the ‘Education 2020’ plan. Even though English is the primary language of instruction in some UAE universities, students are expected to be fluent in both Arabic and English.

    Student Visas

    Student Residence Visas are normally only valid for 1 year at a time, renewed each year during the study program.

    Documents needed:

     Passport with at least 6 months validity;  4 Passport copies;  12 Photographs;  Upon arrival, 3 passport copies with entry visa to the UAE;  Evidence of acceptance to a UAE tertiary institute (offer letter);  Possibly bank statements showing evidence of funds in the UAE;  Possibly a tenancy agreement (or letter from university if staying in university accommodation);  Copy of tuition fee receipt for the current study year of the program;  Copy of visa fees receipt for the current study year of the program.

    Students from some countries will undergo a security check to make sure they are not considered a threat to UAE security. A medical test at an authorised UAE medical center will normally be required. Student Residence Visa Fees Students need to apply for visa at their local UAE embassy or consulate. Ask the embassy for detailed information about obtaining a visa.

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