New campus allocated for Dubai University
The University of Dubai (UD) has unveiled plans to expand its campus in Dubai International Academic City, as part of its expansion plans.
The announcement was made during the 10th graduation ceremony, hosted at the Sheikh Rashid Hall in Dubaiís World Trade Centre.
Explaining the ambitious plans of the university, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Majid Al Shamsi, said that H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has granted a 3mn square feet of land at the Academic City, to establish a new campus, that befits the status of Dubai University.
The design of the new campus is almost getting finalized and will be fully ready by 2014. Construction for first phase of this new facility will begin in December this year. When complete, the university will have buildings for College of Business Administration, College of Information Technology, College of Law, General Education Department and State-of-the Art Library, among other amenities.
Established in 1997 by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the University holds the distinction of being accredited by international bodies like AACSB and ABET.
Posted on 24/5/2012
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