Why Choose Canadian University Dubai?

Top 10 reasons to study at Canadian University Dubai

Why should you choose Canadian University Dubai for your undergraduate or graduate studies? There are many reasons, but let us give you the top ten:

1. Canadian excellence in Dubai

As a portal to Canadian education, we offer accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs based on a Canadian curriculum and education principles. Students are provided with a positive environment for study that is conducive to entrepreneurship and research, as well as a non-conventional approach to teaching and learning.

2. Option to graduate in Canada

In pursuit of academic excellence and with respect to our Canadian learning culture, we provide a wide range of opportunities in education, research, and professional development for our students, expanding our partnerships beyond borders with a panel of internationally renowned education institutions. We also work with business leaders in the UAE and overseas, to establish trans-national business partnerships earning CUD prestigious global recognition. Our transfer to Canada options are a result of these relationships, enabling our students to expand their horizons by giving them the chance to graduate abroad.

3. UAE accreditation, regional recognition

All our programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs through the Commission for Academic Accreditation. We are also ranked in the top 2% (601-650) of universities worldwide and top 4 in the UAE according to the QS World University Rankings 2022. Additionally, we have been listed by the UAE Ministry of Education on the International Program Accreditation Portal (IPAP).

4. International faculty and accreditations

Our international faculty are highly qualified and inspirational in their field, bringing an array of experience as well as innovative teaching styles and philosophies to our classrooms from across the globe. Our programs have international accreditations, affiliations, and certifications from leading professional bodies and partners including: CIMA, CFA, ACCA, IAA, PRSA, AArU, ECO Canada, PRME, SHRM, and Autodesk.

5. Graduate employability

CUD adopts the Canadian principle that program outcomes are prescribed based on industry standards, making CUD graduates highly employable in the international jobs market. Our vibrant student life also ensures that every one of our graduates is equipped with the skills and experiences of global citizenship required to excel in the modern business world.

6. 40+ accredited programs and concentrations

Committed to providing students with an international academic experience grounded in an appreciation and respect for the diverse culture and values of the UAE, our 40+ accredited programs and concentrations are industry-informed and cover a variety of disciplines including: Architecture and Interior Design, Communication and Media, Engineering, Applied Science and Technology, Management, Creative Industries, Environmental Health Sciences; and Social Sciences, including Psychology, and Applied Sociology.

7. City Walk location

Our expanded City Walk campus hosts state-of-the-art amenities with a focus on entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity. Combining all the essential elements of technology, the avant-garde campus brings a new experience to students, featuring: laboratories, research facilities, media studios, high-tech classrooms, a multipurpose theatre, gymnasium, student centre, plenty of dining and entertainment options, and many more!

8. Student-centred approach

CUD is a student-centred university, where we value student success above all else. We provide academic and holistic support to ensure all students have an equal opportunity for success. Some of our support services include: internship and career counseling, personal counseling, academic accommodations and accessibility services, among others.

9. Research opportunities

As the UAE continues to expand its collaborative research efforts, CUD remains committed to contributing to the Nation’s growing knowledge economy and education landscape. Our Research Centre provides students with the opportunity to be involved in cutting edge research, both regionally and internationally, encouraging scholarly activity and effective partnership to deliver quality results with a global impact.

10. Multicultural student community

Our diverse campus community represents 120+ different nationalities. This multi-cultural learning environment has been present since our establishment in 2006 and is one of the key pillars of our foundation, making Canadian University Dubai the best place to learn, innovate, and explore.