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September 2019 Intake kicks off!

September 2019 Intake kicks off!

UKCBC Dubai welcomes students from all over the world for September 2019 intake. Students from around 30 countries kick off their academic journey in the field of business, computing, IT, engineering and accounting with the UK based college this week Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2019 – UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC) Dubai campus [...]
9 notable female engineers and their contributions

9 notable female engineers and their contributions

Have you ever thought of famous engineers? Also, if you were asked to name a famous female engineer off the top of your head, could you do it?  Probably not. Engineering traditionally has been and is still thought of as a largely male-dominated industry. However, with the growing demand of the profession, there are many [...]
7 tips to score highly in the IELTS Exam

7 tips to score highly in the IELTS Exam

The IELTS exam is the most recognised English proficiency exam in the world, and so a large number of students take the exam regularly. Every student has a different requirement whether you are taking the academic or general test or a require band of 8 or 5.5, you have to be fully prepared and have [...]
Growing need for vocational education in the UAE

Growing need for vocational education in the UAE

In todays’ day and age, it is astonishing to find out that a lot of secondary school students are either not informed correctly or hold a negative opinion about the vocational education system. People often believe that the vocational educational system is an alternative option for students who struggle academically. This article is an attempt [...]
7 tips to prepare for an ACCA exam

7 tips to prepare for an ACCA exam

Whether you’re an experienced pro or a newbie at the ACCA exams, it certainly helps to maintain a list of things that most successful ACCA students do in order to ensure a high performance in clearing these exams. The best way to prepare for any exam is to incorporate a few productive habits. Try out […]

Strategies for overcoming distractions

Strategies for overcoming distractions

Work for a bit. Scroll through Instagram. Do a little more work. Watch pointless videos on YouTube. A little more work, then it's time for your umpteenth coffee of the day and it’s just 10am! If you identify with this procrastination practice, don’t be too hard on yourself. Everyone is guilty in one way or [...]
Vocational qualifications – The future of higher education.

Vocational qualifications – The future of higher education.

Every student is familiarized with the usual trajectory in pursuing higher education. Study hard in high school, get good grades, find a university, spend 3 years, get a shiny Bachelors’ Degree and join the grueling hunt for a job. Students have been grilled about this career progression since they start their schooling. But the fact of the [...]
The Budget Life – Shopping Edition

The Budget Life – Shopping Edition

Shopping is a big part of living in Dubai, whether you are a student, a tourist or a long-time resident. It is both an experience and activity that is ingrained within the Dubai culture. As a student, you will most likely be on a budget but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on any [...]
Internships in Dubai

Internships in Dubai

Internships in Dubai Why should you get out of bed at 7 am in the morning, get ready and take a 45-minute bus journey to an office where you will spend the next 8 - 10 hours working as an “Intern”? Because it pays, maybe not in cash. But it pays in many ways. Having [...]