UK business college inaugurates first campus in Dubai

UK College of Business & Computing will initially deliver Pearson BTEC qualifications in business management, computing, travel & tourism, and health and social care
UK business college inaugurates first campus in Dubai
By Sam Bridge
Sat 16 Jun 2018 09:43 AM

UK College of Business & Computing (UKCBC), a London-based higher and vocational education institution, has inaugurated its Dubai campus ready for the first batch of students.

Located in the heart of Dubai International Academic City and with a campus spanning around 19,000 square feet, the Dubai campus will initially deliver Pearson BTEC qualifications in business management, computing, travel & tourism, and health and social care.

It will eventually expand to deliver other qualifications that suit the UAE’s higher education and employability needs, the college said in a statement.

The college currently has six campuses in Central & Greater London including the English language arm UK College of English (UKCE).

Bhargav Busa, director of Finance and Operations, said: “Vocational training is taking off in the UAE as more entities understand and appreciate its benefits. Youth now should be more open to opportunities to train in vocational courses as per education professionals and students."

He said employers increasingly prefer to hire graduates who can demonstrate work ready skills.

Mohammad Abdullah, managing director of Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Park, added: “We are pleased to welcome the UK College of Business & Computing to our thriving community, bringing its unique vocational and offerings to students in the UAE."

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