Australia’s University of Wollongong opens new campus in Dubai

SourceGulf Business
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

It’s been a remarkable trajectory for the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD). In 1993, it became the first international university to enter Dubai and set up its campus opposite Al Mulla Plaza with just eight students. It moved to Jumeirah Beach Road in 2000 and then on to Dubai Knowledge Park in 2005. Fifteen years on, the Australian university has now opened its newest campus – the 200,000 square foot “Campus of the Future” in Dubai Knowledge Park. The new facility which will be open to students this month includes classrooms which can accommodate up to 80 students. The standalone building also includes a large student lounge with a pool table, gaming consoles and bean bags to create an informal space for students to interact with each more...