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UK university to set up campus in Ras Al Khaimah

University of Stirling, named one of the world's top 450 in global rankings, will open a campus in the RAKEZ Academic Zone

UK university to set up campus in Ras Al Khaimah

The UK's University of Stirling, named one of the world's top 450 in global rankings, will open a campus in the RAKEZ Academic Zone in Ras Al Khaimah next month.

Launched in partnership with the global education company, Planet CORE Education, the University of Stirling will join a number of accredited educational institutions at RAKEZ Academic Zone, including the University of West London, the University of Bolton, Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology, École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne, Swiss Business School, and Birla Institute of Technology.

Ramy Jallad, group CEO of RAKEZ, said: “I’m very pleased to welcome the University of Stirling to the growing family of universities, schools and colleges we have at RAKEZ Academic Zone.

"Within the UK, it has earned a reputation for excellence in a number of key areas, which I believe will make a significant contribution to Ras Al Khaimah’s education ecosystem and enrich the community within our Academic Zone.”

The University of Stirling’s RAK Campus will offer undergraduate and postgraduate management school programmes, such as BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, BSc (Hons) in Management, MSc in Investment Analysis and MSc in Finance when it opens its doors in September.

Jallad added: “Our mission at RAKEZ Academic Zone is to bring in qualified academic and education institutions to Ras Al Khaimah that will help raise the educational standards in the emirate.

"We have been successfully doing this by implementing new higher education and academic rules and regulations, as well as quality assurance via internationally recognised agencies... In just a short span, we have gathered high-quality institutions from various countries that offers truly world-class degree.”

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