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Everything about Student Accommodation Dubai

Established in the 18th century as a small fishing village, Dubai is the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is one of the wealthiest of the seven emirates and also undoubtedly one of the most unique cities in the world. It is located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, serving as a major global transport hub for passengers and cargo. It is also one of the safest cities in the world due to its strict local laws due to which both men and women can walk in public without any danger or threat. The city is culturally diverse with approx 85% of its population being expats. This cultural diversity allows visitors to have great anthropological experiences.

University Living is a student housing platform that helps students book a safe and well-furnished accommodation from the comfort of their homes. It offers excellent student accommodation Dubai that are present in good neighbourhoods. It has a team of student housing experts that will help you throughout the room booking process and even till you get perfectly settled at your new home away from home.

Explore Dubai

Dubai has a rich history and is known worldwide for its unique architecture. The city gives a feel of true traditional Arabic culture with several historic attractions. Visit Al Fahidi Fort that has one of Dubai’s oldest structures, the Dubai Museum which holds several important artifacts and inspiring stories that make up the city’s modest roots. The street food of this city is amazing and can literally give New York a run for its money. You can order delicious food any time you get a food craving! The city is also a great island destination offering some of the most unique artificial islands known as, the Palm Jumeirah.

What makes Dubai different?

Four decades ago there was nothing in Dubai except vast expanse of desert but today the city’s skyline is full of architectural marvels designed by some of the best architects in the world. It has the tallest buildings in the world, shopping malls that come complete with mammoth aquariums and indoor ski slopes that brings the snow and mountains to you in the desert. The Empty Quarter is the largest stretch of sand in the entire world and also one of the most unique aspects of the city. Dubai is popular for its oil resources but years from now, pearl diving was the main source of income and trade for the villagers of early Dubai.

Student accommodation Dubai

With several top universities opening their campuses and study centres in Dubai, it has become home to many higher education institutions. Students can study in the American University, University of Wollongong, British University, Hult International Business School, and more while staying in Dubai itself. To accommodate all domestic as well as international students, there are several student accommodations in Dubai. These off-campus alternatives are quite well-designed and offer a comfortable staying environment. They offer a wide range of room types such as student studio, student en-suite, and apartments. All of these rooms are furnished to the highest standards with state-of-the-art furnishings and amenities. There are fully equipped kitchens where you can prepare your meals and amenities like laundry to make your life easier.

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Q. How will I be able to rent student accommodation in Dubai?

A. You simply have 3 easy steps to follow as given below: Select your favourite accommodation Pay the security deposit if required Thereafter, booking is confirmed for you. Don’t worry if you are stuck in the process as our experienced staff are there to provide all needed guidance.

Q. What are the different types of student accommodation in Dubai?

A. The type of accommodations available at University Living are student specific homes that are known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) offering strategic locations close to universities. There are living space options like shared and private living with rooms designed to perfection. Students get to choose studios, en-suite rooms, and apartments. There are accommodations available for short-term stays when students visit the city for summer schools and exchange programs.

Q. When should I book my student home for September intake?

A. It is better you book student accommodation as soon as you can so that you are open to more choices and best offers on room bookings. Book your room for 6 months to avoid last minute hassles.

Q. What are the different types of student rooms in Dubai?

A. The major room types are: Sharing: Shared rooms are where 2 or more students can share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This is where you will get a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are mostly shared. Studios: A self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space with attached washrooms. Two people can also book one studio to share but it solely at the provider's discretion.

Q. Can I get discounts for student housing in Dubai?

A. Of course, discounts are available for you but are available for those who book accommodations as early as possible. There are additional cashbacks and discounts available on group bookings.

Q. Are the bills included in the rent?

A. Most of the accommodation providers include utility bills in the rent, so you don’t have to worry about paying additional. However, this depends on provider to provider whether rent includes Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities such as a gym, laundry, cinema room, games room, and use of other communal spaces.

Q. What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?

A. Although all our accommodations meet all your needs and preferences, still if you want to change then you can replace it with another choice. It should be done within 30 days of your booking by paying a one-time fee of £250.

Q. What are the best areas for students to live in Dubai?

A. Student life in Dubai can be fascinating but what is important is to choose the right accommodation in the right student area. Dubai is home to some of the best student neighbourhoods like Wadi Al Safa, Jumeirah Village Circle, and Dubai Academic City to add a few.