IFLM - IBSW's Dubai Learning Center
International Business School of Washington
We are located at Bay Square in the Business Bay area in Dubai, a very popular place for Dubai’s international business community. It is full of modern buildings, lively cafes and restaurants and a top place to network and develop your career. Moreover, Bay Square is only a short distance away from downtown Dubai, one of the largest residential areas in Dubai, home to the world-famous Burj khalifa tower and luxurious Dubai mall.
Located on the south-east coast of the Persian Gulf, in Arabian Desert, Dubai is the largest city and is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, lively night life, Dubai leads the middle east region in culture and tourism attracting people from all parts of the world. Dubai is a home to over 150 nationalities, with expats being over 80% of its total population. Dubai is also considered one of the safest cities in the world, with 24-hour security in most residential and commercial areas, so living or traveling solo or with a group is safe.
At first sight, you experience a predominant modern face, an ever-changing skyline of new developments, from spectacular glass and concrete towers to stylish modern buildings representing a mix of traditional Arabian architectural designs and features. It’s quite possible to lose yourself in a whirlwind of fine dining, hedonistic activities, designer shopping and other Gucci pursuits, but a little time out from this frenetic activity can uncover different side to Dubai, appealing in quite a different way. Coursing through this open-minded society is an ambiance of Islamic tradition in which tolerance and hospitality are key.
Experience of Studying in Dubai
Dubai is a fascinating city with a large community of expatriates, besides providing safe and fun environment the city has enormous employment opportunities for students and the working professionals who are looking to build their career and professional network. There is no better time to move to this ever-growing and developing city, where this mega event expo 2020 is currently taking place.
Full of entertainment for students, there is a great sense of community and inclusiveness throughout the city, with regular events and activities being organized for residents and tourists throughout the city. The city has a lot to offer to its residents from enjoying a high quality of life, to getting the perfect mix of luxury, community, parks, beaches and nature. Dubai has a very low crime rate as the frequency of theft, petty crimes and pickpocketing is considerably low when compared to other large cities.
Despite the conservatism image attached to the middle east countries, Dubai has proven itself as an open and multicultural city by its willingness to accept and welcome all the nationalities and cultures, where expats/tourists can enjoy strolling its streets without the need to wear local traditional cloths such as abaya, hijab or caftan. By large any one you meet will be friendly, humble and will be willing to enter conversation.
You will find a high-quality standard of living in Dubai. Dubai has been considered less expensive city as compared to the other emerging and developing cities in the world, which means students can enjoy a comfortable affordable lifestyle while pursuing their academic goals.
Students enjoy cosmopolitan and international lifestyle since huge number of expatriates from all over the world are relocating to cities like Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. There are plenty of opportunities for students to interact with people from diverse nationalities, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. UAE offers you homelike experience if you abide by the law and respect the cultures and values. These cities also offer multiple attractions for students, including sports and recreation, shopping and dining.
Overall, Dubai market is full of internships and job opportunities, as per the employment monitor showed that professional job vacancies in the United Arab Emirates grew by 8%. The rise in professional opportunities has been led by the rapid expansion of the non-oil sector such as the construction industry and tourism and hospitality industry.