The British University in Dubai (BUiD), situated within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), provides students with top-notch facilities and leverages shared resources and collaborations across the DIAC community. The campus is equipped with state-of-the-art teaching and learning resources, and through partnerships within DIAC, students and faculty gain access to shared facilities and a collaborative academic environment that enriches their educational experience.




The BUiD campus features 15 state-of-the-art classrooms equipped with modern teaching and learning facilities. These classrooms are designed to promote interactive learning and engagement, with multimedia systems, audiovisual equipment, and interactive whiteboards. The spacious and well-lit rooms create a comfortable atmosphere, while high-speed internet connectivity enables access to online resources. The classrooms prioritize student comfort with ergonomic furniture, acoustic design, and temperature control. Overall, the state-of-the-art classrooms at BUiD provide an advanced and conducive environment for effective teaching and learning.





The BUiD library provides 24/7 off-campus access to a wide array of online resources and services that support the learning, teaching, and research needs of students, staff, and alumni.

The library’s collection includes an extensive range of eBooks, eJournals, and print books, along with access to various multidisciplinary and subject-specific databases. Additionally, the library serves as a repository for more than 1,800 research works by students. These resources are organised on the library website by subject area to facilitate access to materials relevant to a specific field of study or research.

The university library maintains a searchable catalogue of all print and non-print materials and provides links to all electronic resources through the library website.

The research cluster at the BUiD library features computers equipped with research databases and specialised software necessary for research. It also offers a dedicated reading room for postgraduate students and interactive ViewBoards for collaborative study.

Users can access self-service printing, photocopying, and scanning facilities, which include options for printing from library computers, USB drives, and personal devices via web printing.

Find out more at the BUiD library website.




 At BUiD, our state-of-the-art labs provide hands-on experience to complement theoretical learning. 

  • The Digital Electronics Lab focuses on sequential and combinational logic, digital circuit design, and FPGA programming.
  • The Control Lab includes servo and thermal trainers in addition to a real-time controller board.
  • The Mechanical Lab provides students with various tools and equipment to analyze thermal energy through heat exchangers and thermal analysis tools. It also offers material testing, fluid mechanics setups, and features a dedicated 3D printing room.
  • Our Physics Lab provides scientific space for experiments in mechanics, electromagnetism, and classic physics theories.

 With advanced technology and expert guidance, BUiD labs enhance education and prepare students for successful engineering careers.





At the BUiD there are two well-equipped computer labs designed to support students in their learning endeavors. These labs are equipped with a comprehensive range of software tools and applications to aid students in various academic disciplines. Both computer labs at BUiD are designed to provide students with the necessary tools and resources to enhance their learning experience. These labs ensure that students have access to the software applications relevant to their academic pursuits and enable them to acquire hands-on experience with industry-standard tools.

The following IT facilities and support services as part its student digital learning resources.

  • Virtual Learning Environment
  • IT Laboratories with computing resources
  • Projectors and audio systems for use in the classrooms
  • Software and hardware support in laboratories
  • Wireless network access zones on-campus only
  • Access to Blackboard E-learning system
  • Self-Print management services
  • Telecommunications and voice mail services
  • Email address and service to all registered students



A multipurpose auditorium is a flexible space designed for various events like conferences, workshops, training sessions, teaching activities, open days, public lectures, and celebrations. It features comfortable seating arrangements with clear visibility of the stage or presentation area. The auditorium includes a stage equipped with audiovisual systems and lighting to support effective communication. It also incorporates state-of-the-art audiovisual technology for sound systems, projectors, screens, and video conferencing capabilities. The lighting can be adjusted to create different atmospheres, and acoustic considerations ensure clear sound quality. Additional spaces like breakout rooms or exhibition areas may be included. The auditorium prioritizes accessibility, providing features for people with disabilities. Overall, it serves as a versatile hub for diverse activities, promoting collaboration, learning, and engagement.





The DIAC Sports Zone is an outdoor sports facility that offers convenient access to a variety of outdoor sports courts for the community’s fitness and recreational needs with options ranging from. The British University in Dubai students are welcome to use these facilities.

Find out more at the https://diacedu.ae/the-community/sports-facilities 





The British University in Dubai (BUiD) has partnered with KSK Homes to offer dedicated student accommodation for its students. This collaboration ensures that BUiD students can benefit from special rates, making housing more affordable and convenient. The KSK Homes accommodation facility is ideally situated approximately 2 kilometres from the University campus in the Dubai International Academic City.

Please visit the following website for more information.

KSK Homes Students Residence & Hotel in DIAC, Dubai





For more details:  https://kskhomes.com/


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Estimated Cost of Living in Dubai

Dubai is an affordable destination for students, offering a variety of options to suit any budget. With living costs comparable to other major global cities, studying in Dubai is a smart investment for your future. The average monthly cost of living for an international student range from AED 4,750 to 8,000 including rent.

Per month (AED)
Rent 2,500 – 4,500
Food 1,500 – 2,500
Electricity, Water, AC & Internet 400 – 700
Public Transportation 200 – 350
Mobile Plan/ WiFi 150 – 250
Entertainment 500 – 700


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We do not provide transportation, however, here are few ways you can get to the British University in Dubai.

PUBLIC BUS (click on the bus no for the schedule):


BUS NO 50:

BUS NO 320:


Download Careem or Uber and you can estimate your distance and price on the app.


There is multiple RTA parking available around the DIAC campus.

DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS (click for the google map direction)


At the British University in Dubai (BUiD), the utmost priority is the well-being of both students and staff. Our dedicated security team maintains a vigilant 24/7 presence on campus, guaranteeing the safety and security of all individuals, including students, faculty, and staff. Furthermore, our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art CCTV technology, and the surrounding area is continuously monitored by DIAC Security team through its own comprehensive CCTV systems.


Lost & Found Services at the BUiD campus diligently safeguards unattended items discovered on the premises, allowing their rightful owners to retrieve them at their convenience. To inquire about a lost item, kindly visit the BUiD security desk situated on the 1st floor, located between Block 10 and 11. In the event of any lost items within the DIAC campus, please contact the main DIAC security control room situated in Block 9, DIAC.


Students, employees, and visitors have access to separate prayer rooms for males and females, conveniently located on the ground floor of Block 12.


The Food Court, situated within the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) campus, is a bustling dining destination catering to BUiD students, staff, and visitors. It features a diverse collection of national and international restaurants and coffee shops, ensuring that everyone, from students seeking a quick bite between classes to staff members looking for a leisurely meal, as well as visitors exploring the area, can find a culinary experience to suit their tastes.


The British University in Dubai (BUiD) enjoys close proximity to an array of medical facilities, all designed to safeguard the health and well-being of its students and staff. This prime location within DIAC offers easy access to a range of healthcare services, including notable clinics like ASTER Clinic, Healthhub, Symbiosis Medical Centre, and Fakeeh University Hospital, catering effectively to the healthcare needs of the community.


Dubai takes pride in its exceptionally efficient and cutting-edge ambulance service, a pivotal element in safeguarding the welfare of both its residents and guests. Oversight by the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) exemplifies the city’s unwavering dedication to public safety and rapid emergency response.

The British University in Dubai

Block 11, 1st and 2nd floor, Dubai International Academic City PO Box 345015, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 279 1400


Email: [email protected]