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Education Tips: Dubai Knowledge Village, The go-to destination

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With Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV), we have become spoilt for choice when it comes to our children’s education. A knowledge community launched in 2003, DKV has provided not only a landscape for educational excellence in Dubai but it has also made the UAE a go-to learning destination in the region. This, is another helpful education tips.

With a key focus on everything related to education, DKV is basically a free trade zone where education-related companies provide consultancy services to universities and training institutes.

Developed in part to enhance the region’s long-term strategy of nurturing local talent as well as, sustaining economic growth in the region, it has enabled the introduction of the latest learning techniques and tools that adhere to global learning standards.

Imbuing a pleasantly landscaped environment, the campus sets the tone for a knowledge-based sector which encompasses a bevy of learning support institutions and various professional training centers. With over 300 partners stemming from five different continents, these institutions have implemented professional and training centers alongside HR companies.

Students of different nationalities get a chance to gain international exposure within the best learning environment they can dream of. Some of the most famous universities from Belgium, Canada, Iran, India, Pakistan, Ireland, UK, Russia and Australia have established separate branches at DKV. Built in 20 conjoined building blocks, some of the renowned institutions in DKV are the University of Wollongong (Australia), The British University in Dubai (United Kingdom), Islamic Azad University (Iran), Mahatma Gandhi University (India) and Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland). The free zone also includes facilities for its knowledge partners and their students which include a multi-cuisine food court, gym and sports grounds.

Handy Education Tips
• Dubai Knowledge Village gives professional training and learning support services
• It hosts a wide range of global universities and training institutes
• The knowledge-based free zone has over 300 world partners

Source: Saadiya Ahmad, Special to Properties
The writer is a freelancer