At RIT Dubai, you will have the advantage of being a part of a large, internationally recognized, comprehensive US university – while benefiting from a personalized educational academic environment in Dubai. You’ll study with diverse, talented faculty from the RIT campus in the US, as well as faculty from the Gulf region who understand the traditions, and educational and economic needs of the local region.
You will be assigned an academic advisor who will work with you to design an individualized plan of study for your first year, based on your interests and career goals, and your academic background and strengths. Your advisor, as well as RIT faculty and staff, will work with you throughout your degree program to help you be sure your academic program is aligned with your career goals. They will provide assistance and support with academic issues, research opportunities and options, and career counseling and advice.
Through RIT Dubai, you’ll have a comprehensive array of resources and support services to simplify and help you make the most of your learning experience. You’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities at the Dubai Silicon Oasis, including modern classrooms, laboratories, and study areas. You’ll have access to modern learning technologies and support, including RIT’s course management system, myCourses, which allows students to interact with their classmates and access course materials online 24/7 through a standard web browser.
You’ll participate in a new student orientation program prior to beginning classes, to help you get acclimated and ready for your academic program. In addition, you will take a first-year experience course that includes information about academic support and resources available to you as an RIT Dubai student, as well as a career seminar designed to help you learn more about your academic area of interest and career options.
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Do you need help with reading, writing, speaking or listening in English? The English Learning Center at RIT Dubai is here to help you improve and reach your academic goals.