General UoBD Guidance

You could be a postgraduate student already living in the city of Dubai of an undergraduate student moving away for the first time. Wherever you are in your student journey, you will be an integral part of our Birmingham community.

Purpose build student accommodation in Dubai tends to offer facilities such as gyms and social spaces, with basic costs of Wi-Fi and utilities usually included in the fee. We have recommended a couple of these providers on this site, namely Uninest and DOSA University Residences. Alternatively, we are able to assist you with finding a private apartment in Dubai.

Shuttle transport services will be provided at key times between our campus and our recommended accommodation providers.

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Dubai will depends upon your lifestyle choice, but it is possible to live economically if you shop wisely and budget carefully. Basic products and services are reasonably priced and there are regular sales and promotions on consumer goods. When coming to Dubai you will need to consider costs such as visas, accommodation and transport.

The cost of accommodation can vary significantly. Most accommodation providers will require you to pay a deposit of rent in advance, meaning that as well as having a monthly budget for accommodation costs, you will need access to additional funds initially to secure your tenancy.

Contact Us

If you have any specific queries about accommodation in Dubai, please get in touch with the Living team here at Birmingham.

Living
Accommodation Services
Ground Floor, University Centre
The University Of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 8000

Email: living@contacts.bham.ac.uk