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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 [...]
Have You Tried These Studying Methods?

Have You Tried These Studying Methods?

Have you ever wondered what the best way to study is? Truth be told, you’d have a difficult time trying to find the answer to that question as there isn’t a definitive one; everybody has different preferences and therefore what works for one student, might not work for another. What we can do, however, is […]

5 Great Reasons to Study in Dubai

5 Great Reasons to Study in Dubai

Why study in dubai you ask? There are many fantastic reasons to study in Dubai. Here are our five best ones for choosing this cosmopolitan city as the location to start your academic journey. Read on to find out… It’s a Tourist’s Dream Destination Dubai, located on the Arabian gulf, isn’t just full of natural […]

Vocational Qualification Report

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) – the predecessor of the Office for Students, recently published its first-ever analysis on the impact of vocational degrees on graduates in the UK. The resulting report showed there are various benefits to gaining certification in a degree, “with almost all graduates [of vocational degree subjects] going […]

Business Trends 2018

Business Trends 2018

What’s in store for the business sector in 2018? Today we discuss a selection of emerging trends and technologies that are set to define the business and digital marketing industry this year. Augmented Reality (AR) It’s safe to say that Google Glass has faded into that area of memory marked ‘inconsequential’. Although Glass wasn’t the […]

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

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 […]