College of Birmingham Dubai to nearly double tutorial workforce


  • Arrival of greater than 40 main researchers, professors, and scientists from world wide displays UAE’s place as a worldwide schooling and expertise hub
  • New lecturers introduced in to assist raft of latest specialist programs in disciplines together with laptop science, enterprise, engineering, biomedical sciences, regulation, genomics, arithmetic, nursing, and schooling 

Dubai, UAE: The College of Birmingham Dubai, one of many UAE’s solely world prime 100 ranked establishments, is onboarding greater than 40 new lecturers following a recruitment surge to assist a collection of latest programmes as a part of the establishment’s progress.

The College, which presently has an instructional group of greater than 75 individuals, opened its new good campus in Dubai Worldwide Tutorial Metropolis (DIAC) in April, within the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Govt Council of Dubai. The campus can presently assist as much as 2,900 college students however will finally be capable to assist as much as 4,500 college students.

The brand new lecturers embody main professors, scientists, and researchers from world wide. They’ve been introduced in to guide greater than 10 new programs in areas together with AI and machine studying, information science, finance, public well being, environmental regulation, advertising and marketing, and building, amongst others. Quite a lot of new specialist programs may even launch in January. The brand new lecturers not solely assist the College’s world-leading undergraduate and postgraduate levels, however additional strengthen the UAE’s place as a worldwide greater schooling hub.

“We’re delighted to welcome so many luminaries and consultants throughout such a breadth of fields. Universities in Dubai should not solely more and more standard amongst worldwide college students – but additionally amongst lecturers,” mentioned Professor David Sadler, Provost on the College of Birmingham Dubai.

“Launching the brand new good campus in April was a major step in our progress technique. This newest raft of appointments displays the demand for our programs and can additional improve our contribution to the UAE’s sturdy schooling ecosystem and future workforce. All our programmes function a mixture of research-led and trendy instructing methods, enabled by our good campus, which is powered by revolutionary areas and 4IR applied sciences, equivalent to AI and IoT sensors.”

The College of Birmingham Dubai’s programmes are consistent with the UAE’s methods in sectors together with AI, city growth, healthcare, enterprise, and schooling. The establishment’s programs not solely put together college students with the talents they should thrive in future jobs, however in addition they assist UAE-based industries with prime native and world expertise.  

The College’s 41 new lecturers are unfold throughout quite a lot of colleges. They embody: 7 within the Worldwide Academy; 6 within the Enterprise College; 5 within the College of Laptop Science; 4 within the College of Geography; 3 within the Institute of Most cancers and Genomic Sciences and the College of Psychology; 2 within the College of Nursing, College of Maths, College of Engineering, College of Training, College of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Utilized Well being Analysis, and Birmingham Regulation College; and 1 within the College of Social Coverage.

Dr Saneesh Edacherian, Programme Director of MSc Worldwide Enterprise, is likely one of the new lecturers to hitch the College of Birmingham Dubai. He mentioned: “The UAE authorities’s steady give attention to constructing a information and innovation-driven financial system opens great alternatives for academicians to discover and develop this horizon by way of a symbiotic relationship of tacit information alternate.

“The College of Birmingham Dubai, as a top-ranked college, with years of experience in analysis and schooling, is rightly positioned to supply me with an ecosystem to nurture my aspiration to take part within the information and innovation-driven financial system of the UAE by way of my analysis and instructing.”  

Nisha Dhanda, Assistant Professor, Utilized Well being Analysis and Deputy Programme Director of MSc in Public Well being, mentioned: “I’ve nice admiration for the tradition and vibrancy of the GCC area, and really feel Dubai is the epitome of this. I had the pleasure of working on the College of Birmingham’s UK campus, so the Dubai campus felt like the right match for me, bringing collectively a revered and world college within the coronary heart of Dubai.

“Since Covid-19, public well being has been on the forefront of individuals’s minds and can stay so. The market in Dubai may be very focussed on employability and development. Our MSc Public Well being programme equips college students with the talents and information to appraise and consider well being analysis with the intention to implement coverage for the better public good.”

Dr Eloise Elaine Phillips, Programme Director of MSc Superior Apply in Healthcare, mentioned: “Having the chance to pursue my ardour of impacting on the schooling of healthcare professionals internationally, whereas remaining within the Center East was partially what drew me to the College of Birmingham Dubai. The MSc Superior Apply in Healthcare programme may be very new to the UAE. I consider the College of Birmingham Dubai may be the catalyst for the adoption of latest and revolutionary roles for registered clinicians within the UAE, MENA area and certainly internationally.”

The College of Birmingham Dubai is likely one of the solely UAE establishments that’s a part of the Russell Group, an affiliation of 24 public analysis universities headquartered in Cambridge, UK. It was the primary world prime 100 and Russell Group college to ascertain a campus in Dubai in September 2018, including to the main schooling hub’s roster of worldwide and native internationally accredited tutorial establishments

The College of Birmingham Dubai is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Training, recognising the standard of its academic expertise.



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