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The student visa is provided to those candidates enrolled as full time students for the Bachelors, Masters or PhD programs offered by the university and willing to relocate to the UAE.
Students enrolled for short-term courses such as CPD or Certificate courses are not eligible for student visa.
To make sure your documents are processed on time please apply at least four weeks before your classes start.
A student’s visa is normally valid for a period of 12 months. The visa can be renewed for an additional 12 months after. All the visa fees are to be paid by the student.
All visa applications will undergo UAE immigration security clearance and this process will take three to five weeks. University will not be responsible for the rejection of visa application or delay in obtaining security clearance.
In case the visa application is rejected for any reason, portion of the fee paid will be deducted as processing charge by the Government Services Office and the rest will be refunded. It may take up to 90 days from the date of rejection to get the refund. The university will contact the student as soon as the refund is ready to be collected.
As part of student visa process, students will have to undergo medical test and Emirates ID card process as soon as they arrive in the UAE on a student visa. Students will have to be physically available during the process of medical and Emirates ID. The process will take up to 4 weeks and the passport will remain with the Immigration dept. during this period.
The student visa fees varies depending upon whether you are already in the UAE on a different visa or you are outside of the UAE.
As per the Dubai Health Insurance Law 11 of 2013 all students under university sponsorship (on student VISA) need to have mandatory medical insurance coverage. Students have the option to avail medical coverage of their choice or contact the university to enroll into the university medical coverage.
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The university registration fee, visa fee and the visa deposit can be transferred to the university bank account.
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Where the student wishes to terminate his/ her studies prior to the expiry of the visa, the visa will be cancelled immediately and the student will be responsible for making arrangements to leave the country or secure other sponsorship. These arrangements are to be completed within 30 days of the date of cancellation of the student visa.
All graduating students’ visas will be cancelled following Graduation Committee’s confirmation of the student’s eligibility to graduate.
When a student is convicted of a criminal offence, where the university deems expulsion from the university is warranted.
When a student has been expelled from the university following the disciplinary committee’s decision.
When a student is found to be violating the visa sponsorship policy and/or not abiding by the university rules and regulations.
When a student does not inform the Head of Student Administration in writing before taking the semester off.
With regard to accommodation, we regret to inform you that university have no facility for staff and student accommodation. The student have to make arrangement for their accommodation during their stay in UAE. We can guide you with living options in Dubai.
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