A welcome from our Provost

At the University of Birmingham Dubai we are dedicated to delivering a first-class learning experience led by academics who are experts in their field.

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In choosing Birmingham, you can be confident of an outstanding learning experience, taught by academics who are experts in their fields, shaping policy, influencing society and changing lives around the world. The quality of our education has also been formally recognised with the highest rating of Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a UK government initiative.

The hallmarks of an educational experience with Birmingham are curiosity, ambition and opportunity, and we aim to enable you to reach your full potential. We offer our UK students the opportunity to travel to the UAE to study alongside our students in Dubai and (subject to academic performance) you will have the opportunity to travel to the UK for up to a year a year to study at our Birmingham campus, should you wish. As a University of Birmingham Dubai student, you will develop to become a self-motivated learner, eager to develop your understanding of your chosen subject and keen to make your mark when you graduate. It is this intellectual curiosity, ambition and breadth of experience which makes Birmingham graduates some of the most employable in the world.

Our graduates go on to be entrepreneurs, scientists, CEOs, politicians, diplomats, philanthropists and volunteers. We are ranked in the Global Top 100 for graduate employment outcomes.

During your time at the University of Birmingham Dubai, you can be assured that you will be studying alongside similarly talented and aspirational people. Whether you are beginning your academic journey by joining one of our three- or four-year undergraduate programmes or building on your existing knowledge through postgraduate study, you can be confident that we will both challenge and support you every step of the way. We look forward to welcoming you and playing a part in your future success.

Professor David Sadler, Provost
University of Birmingham Dubai