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Get a head start in job market

University recruitment officers are finding it harder to guarantee graduating students with job opportunities in a competitive job market. While some students pursue post-graduate and doctoral programmes, many start looking for jobs early.

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Armed with degrees

Aisha Yaqub recently completed her bachelor’s course in digital production. She decided to opt for a second bachelor’s course in journalism after which she plans to do a double master and complete her formal education with a doctoral degree.

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Demand for student discounts

Many students in Dubai are strapped for cash and live a low-cost life in the fast-paced city. Allowances are limited and barely enough to meet high living costs. Food, electricity bills, travel expenses and stationery top their list of priorities, and with few subsidies and discounts on offer, most students find the going getting tough by the end of the month.

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