DIAC has over 24,000 students from 145 Nationalities
Launch of first Industry and University Partnerships Forum (I-UP), bringing together professionals from universities, industry and government departments to discuss potential collaborations, partnerships, research and business development opportunities.
Opening of MENA College in DIAC
Launch of DIAC Open Day
Launch of Deloitte Workforce Planning Study – A Market Research study conducted by Deloitte, surveying students across 17 markets in MEA and Asia and companies from a cross-section of industries to gather their perceptions on the UAE as a further education destination and to identify emerging trends, as well as existing skill shortages within the region's workforce.
The survey of over 2,400 students and a cross-section of companies was carried out to provide DIAC with the region's most comprehensive, independent study regarding workforce skills gaps that currently exist within emerging markets.
Launch of Qudurat Study Student Wave Market Research project with Aon Hewitt – A study dedicated to the advancement of national talent, the single biggest HR challenge in this region. The study featured 2,400 responses in the UAE with participation from 15 prominent public and private higher education institutions.
Launch of Amity University Dubai
Winter Week of Welcome (WOW) Launched
Dubai International Academic City ranked among top 10, with strong ranking under Best Transportation Links, by fDi Magazine in the 2011/12 Middle East Free Zones of the Future Rankings
Launch of DIAC Sports Cup
Dubai International Academic City ranked among top 25 by fDi Magazine in the 2011/12 Middle East Free Zones of the Future Rankings
Dubai International Academic City ranked among top 10 in the Middle East, with strong ranking under Best Transportation Links, by fDiMagazine in the 2010/11 Global Free Zones of the Future Rankings
DIAC Career Fair launched in partnership with Bayt.com
DIAC becomes host to 53% of the universities in the UAE and 23.5% of the universities in the GCC (UNESCO Report)
18,000 students in the academic year 2010
JAWAZ, an international student identity card is launched
DIAC Phase-III becomes Middle East’s first and largest LEED certified academic facility
Middle East’s first Virtual Education Fair launched in partnership with Bayt.com
DIAC Week of Welcome (WOW) Launched