Dubai International Academic City holds meeting of Heads of 20 Universities

Dubai, June 22nd, 2010 (WAM) — Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), a member of TECOM Investments Education Cluster, hosted a meeting of over 20 heads of universities based at the cluster to reaffirm Dubai’s status as an education hub.

The meeting which was chaired by Dr Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, Education Cluster – TECOM Investments, aimed to bring together key decision makers in the DIAC community to discuss strategic matters and future developments in a high-level roundtable discussion. The topics ranged from research and development, accreditation and recognition challenges, as well as measures to reaffirm Dubai’s status as an education hub.

Dubai International Academic City hosts over 30 institutions from 13 different countries including the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, India, France, Singapore, Russia, Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon and the UAE. Approximately 15,000 students are currently enrolled into the various programmes offered at the campuses within DIAC.