Study in Dubai


There is much more to the vibrant and pulsating city of Dubai than its Gold Souk, dazzling deserts and breathtaking architectural beauty. And the one avenue that is fast emerging as Dubai's most important specialty is its prominence as an education hub.

Located in the Middle East, offering avant-garde academics today, Dubai has on offer globally recognized educational institutions and lucrative career opportunities. Considering the huge influx of immigrants, numerous well known foreign universities have established their campuses in Dubai to impart high-quality education that is at par with western standards.

For Nigerian students wishing to study in Dubai, here are some important tips and facts about the Emirate.

Popular study areas in Dubai

For students aiming to study in Dubai, there is a wide range of course options to choose from. Civil engineering and MBA are among the most popular programs among the international students studying abroad in Dubai. A look at:

  1. Architecture
  2. Aviation
  3. Engineering and Technology (Civil Engineering)
  4. Management, Business, Administration, Marketing(MBA)
  5. Engineering Management
  6. Renewable Energy
  7. Media & Mass Communication
  8. Finance
  9. Computers & IT
  10. Economics
  11. Education
  12. Arts
  13. IT
  14. Humanities and Social Science
  15. Finance and Accounting
  16. Human Resources
  17. Law
  18. Health studies and Medical
  19. Natural Sciences

Lloyds Switch is an official representative of most highly reputed Dubai universities/institutes. Our representation is spread across the various cities and education sectors including colleges, polytechnics and universities.

Aga Khan University Dubai

Al Ghurair University

American University Dubai

American University of  the Emirates

Belford University Dubai   

Biotechnology University College Dubai

Boston University Dental School Dubai

British University in Dubai

Canadian University of Dubai

Cass Business School Dubai

Centennial University of Dubai

Coventry University Dubai     

Duke University Dubai

European University College Brussels Dubai

Exeter University Dubai

French Fashion University Dubai

Fuqua School of Business Dubai

Griggs University Dubai

Hamdan eTQM University

Harvard Medical School Dubai

Heriot Watt University Dubai

Hult Dubai

Islamic Azad University

London Business School Dubai

Manchester Business School Dubai

Manipal University Dubai

Michigan State University Dubai

Middlesex University Dubai

Murdoch University Dubai

Nottingham University Dubai

PIM International Center Dubai

Technology Dubai

Russian University Dubai

St Joseph University Dubai

Stafford University Dubai

Strathclyde Dubai


UAE University Knowledge Village

University of Atlanta Dubai (Online Only)

University of Bradford Dubai

University of Dubai

University of Jazeera

University of Maryland Dubai

University of New Brunswick Dubai

University of Phoenix Dubai

University of Sunderland PGCE

University of Waterloo Dubai

University of Wollongong Dubai

VIT University Dubai

Webpreneur University

Zayed International College

Zayed University Academic City

Zayed University Knowledge Village

Dubai is one of the most sought after destinations for higher education in the Middle East. There are many reasons that work in favour of Dubai:

  • The opportunity to live and study amid sun, sea and sand, with a booming economy to boot
  • Some of the top universities in the Gulf region, according to World University Rankings 2016
  • An excellent academic system that stands on a par with western standards
  • Scope for tax-free earnings from an employment opportunity after graduation or post graduation
  • Low cost of studying when compared to other developed countries like USA, UK and Australia.
  • Political stability, a cosmopolitan lifestyle, and a safe city to stay and study.