Five students given DDF scholarships

DUBAI — Dubai Duty Free (DDF) presented scholarship certificates to the five students selected for its scholarship programme at the the British University in Dubai (BUiD).

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Wed 22 Jun 2005, 10:00 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:06 PM

The Dubai Duty Free scholarship programme began earlier this year and was awarded to five candidates enabling them to take up places on the University’s Master’s programmes in Information Technology, Project Management and Education.

Commenting on the scholarship programme Colm McLoughlin, Managing Director of Dubai Duty Free said: “The establishment of an educational facility such as the British University in Dubai highlights the emphasis the UAE is placing on education. As part of Dubai Duty Free’s community-based activities, we are delighted to support the university through this programme and wish our students well in their respective courses.”

This partnership follows on from scholarships provided by DUCAB and Emirates Group, demonstrating the commitment of key organisations in this region to developing Dubai into a centre of academic excellence.

David Lock, Registrar and Acting Chief Executive of BUiD, said: “The generosity of Dubai Duty Free provides an opportunity for well qualified and well motivated students to study at the university.”

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