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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 [...]
The Budget Life – Food Edition

The Budget Life – Food Edition

The Budget Life, Food Edition. Having lived in Dubai my entire life, I'm aware that food is not the cheapest item on the expenses menu. Making matters more dire, when you think about restaurants in Dubai, you may picture elegant places with a view of the Burj Khalifa. Well, there's plenty of those but unfortunately, [...]
Volunteering in Dubai

Volunteering in Dubai

Volunteering in Dubai Time. We are never satisfied with the amount of time we have whether there’s too much or too little of it. Dubai has a lot to offer when it comes to spending time as the Things To Do list somehow keeps on growing. Instead of spending that next weekend shopping at Outlet [...]
What’s it Like to Study in Dubai?

What’s it Like to Study in Dubai?

What’s it Like to Study in Dubai? Have you always dreamed of studying abroad? With so many fantastic places to study (not to mention courses to choose from), that dream can easily become a reality. UKCBC’s newest campus in Dubai is offering two Pearson BTEC Business courses from June 2018* – Levels 2 and 3. […]

Why Take a Gap Year

Why Take a Gap Year

Today we discuss some of the fantastic reasons for taking a gap year, and we’ll look at how the experience could help you become more attractive to employers in the future. 1) Take a Well-earned Break from Education Whether you started school as a 4, 5, 6 or 7-year-old, by the time you graduate at […]