The NationalThe first guidebook offering students advice on choosing one of the region’s many universities has been launched by the American University of Sharjah (AUS). There are 107 universities and colleges in the UAE alone but it can be difficult for students to choose between them as only three – UAE University, AUS and Abu Dhabi University – feature on international rankings tables, which feature information on class sizes, research output and student numbers.
AUS, as part of its community service remit, has now produced an online manual offering guidance on selecting the best university. The free e-book does not refer to specific institutions but instead identifies seven key areas students should consider: application deadlines, academic accreditation, recruitment history, fees, curriculum, location and global reputation. Read more...