Student Administration

Student Administration is responsible for recruitment, admissions, administering student records, student engagement and counseling to deliver a high quality student experience.


Dr. Amer Alaya

Head of Student Administration

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 20


Amer Joined BUiD in 2012 having worked for different leading institutions of higher education in GCC countries. He leads the Department of Student Administration, which is responsible for a critical set of university services supporting the whole student journey including the following:

  • Academic Registry
  • Examinations and Assessment
  • Student Recruitment, Admissions and Registration Service
  • Student Engagement and Counselling Service



Christine Salvador

Research Programmes Officer

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 27


Christine has 12 years of UAE working experience in the education sector. In 2009, she joined BUiD as a Resource and Library Assistant. In the same year, she got her promotion and joined Student Administration Department as a Faculty Administrator. From 2012 to 2014, Christine did undertake some projects relating to Quality Assurance & Enhancement in support of the Office of Quality & Institutional Effectiveness. At present, she is the Research Programmes Officer where she leads high level administration support for faculty and PhD research degree students across all three faculties. She is involved in handling general issues including progress monitoring of doctoral students and arrangements of their assessments. 


Godwin Francis

Sr. Faculty Administrator - Engineering & IT

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 28


Godwin joined BUiD in 2009 as Faculty Administrator and was involved in effective administration support for postgraduate programmes for faculty of Engineering & IT. In 2014, he was promoted as Senior Faculty Administrator leading the administration of faculty working closely with Dean. Prior to joining BUiD he worked in an American based company Heartland Information Systems in Bangalore, India, in the of capacity Medical Transcription and Document Analyst for 5 years.



Mohamad Jammal

Admissions Officer

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 30


Having spent five years in UAE higher education sector, Muhammad joined BUiD in February 2015 as faculty administrator and he was involved in effective administration support for postgraduate Programmes in the Faculty of Business and Law. Currently, He leads the admission team to support applicants to get admitted to Postgraduate Programmes offered by The British University in Dubai. 


Abdullah El Nokiti

Faculty Administrator

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 51


Abdullah El Nokiti is a Computer Science-Business Administration Graduate and is currently pursuing his Masters from UOWD in IT Management. He started his career while he was a student by being an active volunteer in various events and has experience in customer service. We received positive feedback from the references stating he would be an asset to the organization he joins.


Andres Barba

Student Information Systems Administrator

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 53


Andres joined BUiD in 2014 as IT Technician. He is now the Student Information System Administrator for BUiD Student Information System and Learning Management System. Prior to joining BUiD he was working for a Gas Company in the Philippines as an IT Administrator.


Nadine Markiz

Student Relations Coordinator

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 54


Nadine is a Canadian/Lebanese Biotechnology Graduate and is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration degree specializing in General Management. She was previously working in GEMS Wellington International School in Dubai as Learning Support Assistant.


Adelya Islamova

Undergraduate Admissions Officer

Telephone: +971 4 279 14 29


Adelya joined us from Synergy University in Dubai where she was a Student Recruitment Officer. She holds a Bachelor`s degree in Teaching from Kazan State University of Humanities and Education in Russia and has certificates in Arabic language course for non-native speakers.


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