Your university experience is about much more than studying and learning. Outside the lecture room you need somewhere you can feel safe, relax and make the most of your free time. This means finding a great place to live. 

There are a number of student accommodation options near to the University of Birmingham Dubai, all of which will provide you with a modern and safe living experience. Dedicated student accommodation providers offer single gender, en-suite accommodation in shared apartments, where bedrooms are either single or double occupancy.

Uninest Student Residences (Dubailand)

Uninest in Dubailand is a modern student development just 15 minutes away from our campus at Dubai International Academic City. The accommodation houses 424 students, with options including either twin, single or studio room. All rooms offer an en-suite shower room.

The accommodation provides a number of other amenities as part of your fee, including rooftop swimming pool, fully equipped gym, high speed broadband and wifi, 24-hour security, laundrette facilities, car parking, weekly cleaning and all utilities including air conditioning. The building includes some excellent opportunities for mixing with other students, including and outdoor terrace, study room and offers the ‘Space to Grow’ programme providing learning and experience opportunities to help you get the best from your time in Dubai.

  • A free scheduled shuttle bus service is on hand to take you to our campus, shopping malls and beaches.
  • Monthly costs for twin accommodation start from AED 2,950 or AED 5,600 for single accommodation.
  • To secure your accommodation, Uninest requires the first two months’ rental paid in advance of arrival, a deposit of AED 2,500, and an international guarantor.

For full details and to apply please visit

DSOA University Residence (Dubai Silicon Oasis)

DSOA University Residence is newly developed student accommodation comprising of 228 modern student rooms across four blocks. The residence is located within Dubai Silicon Oasis, a vibrant community where students can benefit from the wide variety of retail shops, services, leisure facilities, restaurants and shopping centres. The residence is just five minutes away from our campus at Dubai International Academic City.

The accommodation options include either twin or single rooms within a three bedroom apartment or studio rooms with shared kitchen and living space. All bedrooms include an en-suite shower room.

The accommodation offers a number of other benefits as part of your fee including fully equipped gym, separate buildings for females (with female only cleaners and security staff), sports facilities on site for football, volleyball and basketball, all utilities including air conditioning, laundrette facilities, high speed wifi, 24 hour security, free car parking and weekly cleaning.

  • DSOA provides a free scheduled shuttle bus service to our campus or to various other attractions such as shopping malls and downtown Dubai.
  • Monthly costs for twin accommodation start from AED 2,500 or AED 5,000 for single accommodation.
  • To secure your accommodation, DSO University Residence requires three months’ rent paid in advance and a security deposit of AED 2,500 (twin accommodation) or AED 5,000 (single accommodation).

For full details please visit the DSOA website and to make an application please email

If you would like further information on either of the above options please consult the accommodation providers directly, or e-mail for any general inquiries.

If you wish to consider alternative accommodation options, Living can put you in touch with a local letting agent for advice, information and support finding a place to live.

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