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Taaleem partners with the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)

by Eddie Rayner

The Taaleem family of schools has announced a partnership with UOWD to provide exclusive benefits and opportunities for their students, staff and parents.

Sunday 10 May 2020: The Taaleem family of schools announces an exclusive partnership with the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD). UOWD was the first international Australian university in the UAE and now offers 44 degrees that are internationally accredited from over 10 industry sectors, taught by qualified academic professionals that are all PhD holders.

The agreement encompasses:

  • Full Scholarships for outstanding students will be provided by UOWD to selected Taaleem students
  • UOWD will offer a 25% discount for all Taaleem students for Bachelors and Masters degrees over the full duration of study.
  • Taaleem staff and parents are offered a 30% discount for Bachelors and Masters degrees over the full duration of study.

Alan Williamson, CEO of Taaleem, commented:
“In light of current global uncertainties, our parents and graduating students are naturally reconsidering the location for their future higher education. Therefore, we are delighted to announce our exclusive partnership with UOWD, ranked in the top 250 universities globally. This partnership will provide the option of a locally based, world class education for our graduates during these times of international uncertainty and insecurity. Recognised for their 27-year history of academic excellence in the UAE, UOWD is a pioneer in the regional higher education landscape. This partnership, offers to the Taaleem family, a locally based, affordable and outstanding Australian-based higher education that is UAE certified and globally recognised.”

Professor Mohamed Salem, President of University of Wollongong in Dubai added:
“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with the Taaleem family of schools and look forward to working with them in supporting the student community. Since its inception in 2004, Taaleem has built a strong reputation within the UAE on their commitment to providing world-class education to their students.”

“We understand that the current environment has caused shifts within the international higher education landscape, where many students who were hoping to study abroad may not now have the possibility to do so. Our number one priority is supporting the UAE’s domestic education sector by ensuring that students are able to receive an accredited Australian degree from a leading university in the UAE. As a member of the University of Wollongong global network, UOWD offers students who want to continue studying abroad, great opportunities to do so in any of our campuses in Australia, Hong Kong and Malaysia, once travel moratoriums are lifted.”

About Taaleem:
Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, has been establishing, operating and managing early childhood, primary and secondary schools since its inception in 2004. Taaleem seeks to raise the regional educational standards through the committed development of individual student’s talents and passions, which is in turn facilitated and supported by the recruitment of top international educators and the implementation of global best practice.

With quality at the forefront of Taaleem’s offering, each project is tailored to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate, International Primary Curriculum and their proprietary custom early childhood programme

Taaleem is wholeheartedly committed to creating and implementing benchmark educational initiatives, nurturing educational excellence through the attraction, retention and development of the best educators. The continuous evaluation and improvement of standards across all schools has ensured that the Taaleem schools have been established as valued cornerstones of their communities. www.taaleem.ae

About University of Wollongong in Dubai:
University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is the first international university in the UAE and the premier Australian university in the region. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong Australia, UOWD is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and is licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Offering 45 higher education programmes across 10 categories, the university has over 3,400 students and supports a network of more than 11,000 alumni.

As part of its continued pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, industry engagement and student experience, UOWD will inaugurate its new purpose-built 200,000-square-foot campus at Dubai Knowledge Park in 2020. Featuring cutting-edge technologies, modern architecture, and a mix of traditional and innovative learning spaces, the campus will cater to the full spectrum of needs of today’s student population. www.uowdubai.ac.ae

For more information, please contact:

Gavin Walford-Wright
Chief People, Marketing & Admissions Officer
Tel: +971 4 349 8806
Mobile: +971 52 644 7748
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.taaleem.ae