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University of Dubai’s Annual Job Fair Gathers Hundreds of Job Seekers

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University of Dubai’s Annual Job Fair Gathers Hundreds of Job Seekers

Students and alumni submit their resumes to 16 of Dubai’s top companies

More than 200 students and alumni from the University of Dubai (UD) attended the annual Job Fair to hand out their resumes in the hope of landing employment at a variety of leading public and private UAE companies.

UD President Dr. Eesa Al Bastaki, greeted the participants and shared with them the history of the University, along with the importance of the AACSB Accreditation. In his welcome speech, he highlighted the valuable opportunity of gathering employers and talented individuals/ job seekers who are eager to enter the workforce. 

Amina El Marzak, Director of Student and Alumni Affairs, said, “We are extremely pleased with the success of this year’s Job Fair. Many of our alumni who are holding managerial and key positions in different organizations were hired through our Job Fairs. We have great employment opportunities all in one room and this gives our students the chance to meet potential employers, increase their awareness about business in Dubai and serve other purposes such as networking and being able to practice their interviewing skills.”

This year, the job fair offered a variety of companies in both private and public sectors, from large, international corporations to local, specialized firms such as Loreal, City Bank, McKinsey & Company, and many others. 

About University of Dubai

The University of Dubai (UD) is one of the leading higher education institutes in the United Arab Emirates offering a bachelor and master degree in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing and Information Systems and a Master of Science degree in Information Systems Management. Licensed nationally by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UD became the ONLY university in Dubai to hold the AACSB international accreditation in 2009 and the ONLY university in the UAE to hold the ABET/CAC accreditation for its Computing and Information Systems program in 2006. The AACSB accreditation makes the University of Dubai part of an elite group in which only 5% of the world’s business schools are a part. Named in 2011 as ‘The Most Innovative Business School in the Middle East’ by European CEO Magazine, UD delivers a premium education aided by a team of professors with extensive experience in their respective disciplines. The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry founded UD in 1997 to prepare generations with the tools to become world leaders.