CUD draws students from 53 countries
Dubai, November 18, 2008
Canadian University of Dubai (CUD), subsidiary of Emirates Investment and Development Company (Emivest), has attracted students from 53 countries around the world.
A portal to Canadian Higher Education, CUD opened its doors in 2007 to Emirati and expatriate students throughout the UAE and the Middle East, offering a competitive education and accessible programs relevant to various industries.
Educational standards set by CUD are some of the most stringent in the UAE. In addition to meeting UAE Ministry of Education and Scientific Research standards for its accredited programs, CUD is also required to meet the Canadian partner universities education standards in order to provide students the opportunity to transfer to the Canadian institution.
The university has also developed partnerships with prestigious educational institutions in Western Europe.
“In two years time CUD will be reaching its maximum student operating capacity. This parallels the graduation of our first full term program. This is an absolutely phenomenal achievement,” said Dr Karim Chelli, president of CUD.
CUD also offers a unique opportunity to students who plan to study abroad, whether in Canada or Europe, allowing them to transfer credits obtained while studying at CUD. Credit transfer recognition is made possible through CUD’s strategic academic partners.
“The Canadian University of Dubai is aligned with Emivest’s belief in accessibility to all a high standard of education that provides its students with unique opportunities,” said Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, chairman and co-founder of Emivest.
Alternatively students from Canada and Europe have expressed interest to continue their studies at CUD within the vibrant and dynamic environment of Dubai.-TradeArabia News Service