University of Wollongong DUBAI
University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is a private university founded in 1993 as the first international and Australian university in the UAE, and today it represents a comprehensive brand with campuses located in Australia, Hong Kong and Malaysia.It is the top Australian university in the UAE, comprising of more than 3,500 students from 108 nationalities and a global populace of 152,000 alumni, all of them experts in their respective fields with PhD degrees. UOWD’s curriculum is strongly linked to that of UOW Australia, which is ranked in the top 2% of the world. The university delivers 45 programs and offers foundation courses as well as undergraduate and postgraduate degrees spread across 10 fields of business, such as engineering, business, ICT, educational studies, nursing, communications and media. Leading professional organizations such as ACCA, CPA, AHRI, CIM, CIMA, CIPS, EFQM and ACS formally assent these degrees. UOWD’s programs are designed in such a way so as to meet national priorities and are bespoke to fulfill the demands and needs of the global employment market by combining real-world practices with theory to allow students to independently solve unique business problems.
HS Consultants (PVT) LTD has proudly partnered with the prestigious University of Wollongong in Dubai as we have assisted students to secure admission along with scholarships and successful student visa grants from Pakistan to study in Dubai.
Our partnership with University of Wollongong in Dubai has matured international enrollments from Pakistan and accelerated experience for students to start their next academic journey in Dubai, giving them a perfect opportunity to study abroad and experience international standards of quality education.
We specialize in building a deeply embedded understanding with the student that enables them to achieve their internationalization ambitions and find a best-fit study program for them to study abroad. Our aim is to turn students’ dreams to study in Dubai universities into reality by arming them with the best scholarships available.
The University of Wollongong in Dubai is located in the heart of Dubai Knowledge Park and launching a new campus as inauguration of Dubai Expo 2020 takes places.
The UOW Dubai Campus is located in Dubai, the largest city in United Arab Emirates. The Campus is located within Dubai Knowledge Village, an educational free-trade region in the city of Dubai that facilitates the development and sustainability of training and learning institutions. In addition to the administrative building and the library, the university campus incorporates the students’ and faculty’s lounges, Multipurpose Room and the Food Court which comprises of a variety of restaurants (The Food Court serves as a mutual eating area for everyone in Dubai Knowledge Village).
The Campus also provides accommodation facilities to students, enabling them to reside together in a unique and diverse environment conducive to academic prowess, individual growth, and character development. These Residences are situated in Jebel Ali Gardens (approximately a 15 minute bus ride away from Dubai Knowledge Village).
The University is set to launch its brand-new 200,000 square foot campus in Knowledge Park in September 2020. The new campus, with its revolutionary facilities and state-of-the-art architecture, will exponentially improve the University’s teaching approach, with accessible and electronically available curricula that are in line with the skill requirements of Dubai Expo 2020 and its legacy.
A range of Academic Skills Workshops are offered to both undergraduate and postgraduate students which give them an opportunity to augment their academic skills that will be essential throughout the course of their studies; while letting postgraduates revisit their skills if they had taken a break from studies.
The Workshops focus on topics like:
- Academic Writing: Essays & Reports
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Exam Preparation
- Critical Thinking
- Using TurnItIn
- Academic Research
- Listening & Note-taking Skills
- Memory Strategies.
The Academic Writing Centre is accessible for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, giving them a range of tips to ensure they excel in their assignments.
Its central aim is to highlight the differences between spoken and written language, and understanding why these differences are fundamental to academic writing. It can also corroborate your understanding of formal academic style and teach you how opinions and evaluations are presented in academic writing.
Based on student opinions, this service is available on a one-to-one basis or for groups of students (maximum of 4) Peer Tutoring is organized by trained peer tutors who provide academic support for students either via small group sessions or one-on-one tutoring. The tutors help to simplify difficult course content and enables students to enhance their concepts, cross-reference homework assignments and act as role models.
As per the availability of the Peer Tutors, they offer their support in all subjects at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels throughout the regular semester. However, help may be reduced during examination season (mid-terms & finals). The UOWD campus hosts all the sessions and a Code of Conduct applies to all the students using this program.
A specialized Student Services team readily provides support throughout your studies and beyond. Their aim is to promote student wellbeing by offering a range of services, from initial orientation till graduation.
This team is also responsible to manage the practicalities of university life, including accommodation and commute services, visa processing, healthcare, and financial support. They also provide personal counselling for students who require individual guidance.
The Career Connect office is a service which is accessible to all UOWD graduates throughout the course of their studies. Students can receive career advice and guidance suited to their needs, and familiarize themselves with internship and employment opportunities.
Scholarships are available for new students at undergraduate level, ranging from 15% to 50% of tuition fee costs. Two types of scholarships are offered:
- Academic Merit Scholarships
- Sports Scholarships - Adam Gilchrist Sports Award
- 212th in the world – QS World University Rankings 2020
- 62nd in the world for graduate employment rates - QS
The UOWD Career Connect provides excellent guidance when it comes to picking a suitable career.
An extensive collection of resources are offered to UOWD students and graduate job seekers who wish to improve their employability, hone their interview techniques, and receive rewarding job opportunities.
The Centre provides personalized counselling, drop-in sessions, seminars, workshops and mock-interviews. It also includes a career resource library and accommodates jobs fairs, as well as advertising internships and paid work experience opportunities on a specialized online portal, accessible only to UOWD students and graduates.
Career advisors offer assistance with:
- Evaluating career options
- Creative job search techniques
- Career and occupational information
Workplace Readiness Programs
To assist you in perfecting your job search, application and interview techniques, the Workplace Readiness Series combines programs of skills development, interactive role-plays and career enhancement workshops. They address topics like:
- CV and cover letter writing
- Job search techniques
- Recruitment selection test
- Online job application
- Interview role-plays
- Interactive interviews
- How to dress at interviews
- Preparing for a career fair
- Mock interviews
The UOWD Career Fair is attended by a multitude of multinational and leading UAE firms, who wish to employ senior students across all academic courses. Presence at this annual event allows students and graduates to greatly improve their chances of securing employment, because organisation such as Pfizer, Deloitte, Microsoft, Emirates NBD, IBM, PWC, Mashreq Bank, and Standard Chartered are present here.