BUiD signs an agreement with the British Council to be a Testing Point Partner for IELTS



BUiD signed an agreement with the British Council to be a Testing Point Partner for IELTS. BUiD is the first university in the MENA region adopting the IELTS Testing Point model. The agreement was signed by Professor Abdullah Alshamsi, the Vice Chancellor, and Aida Salamanca MBE, British Council Country Director, UAE and a member of BUiD’s University Council. Also present were Hugh Martin FRSA, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer and Deep Adhikari, Director, British Council Examinations Gulf South Cluster.

Commenting on the strategic partnership, Aida Salamanca MBE said: “The British Council is dedicated to supporting the development of the English language across the country. We look forward to working with The British University in Dubai to prepare tomorrow’s future leaders with the English skills they need to fulfil their academic ambitions and compete in a global workforce.”


When taking a test with the British Council at BUiD you can expect:


  1. Easily accessible location
  2. Ample parking spaces
  3. Supportive staff
  4. Secure venue following all COVID protocols required by the local authorities and recommended by the international healthcare community

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

Whatsapp: +971507012843

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