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The British University in Dubai (BUiD) is located on a 60,000 sq. ft campus and is part of the Dubai International Academic City campus located on an 18 million sq. ft.in the heart of Academic City. BUiD provides access to full range of facilities and infrastructure for academic activates. The state-of-the-art campus is an ideal setting for staff and students alike.



BUiD has 19 classrooms. All of our classrooms and studios are fully furnished with comfortable study desks and chairs.  Data projectors and other technology enable faculty members and students to enhance the learning process with digital and online content. Wireless network access is available in all classroom areas and other common areas on campus.



The BUiD auditorium is a state-of-the-art facility with comfortable seats for a capacity of 150 people.  It is suitable for conferences, lecture and other events. 


Student Area

The student area is the main gathering place for students between classes and during their free time. There is wireless internet access in this area.  There are also vending machines located in the student area. 


The Writing Centre

The Academic Success Unit also provides individual support for writing through the Writing Centre. The Writing Centre is in the left-hand corner of the library. The Writing Centre is an accessible corner within the library where students can book in for individual appointments. All appointments last for up to 60 minutes. Dissertation students can request for longer appointments. ONLY students who attend mandatory workshops will be eligible for individual support.

The Writing Centre does not provide proofreading or editing services.  Students must bring hard copies of their work with specific questions. Consultations are in the form of tutorials where problems will be highlighted and students are expected to learn and correct their own errors using the wealth of resources available in the library or online.

The Writing Centre will also eventually function as an independent learning hub as relevant literature and online links to study skills and language enhancement sites will be made available.



ATKINS Digital Design Studio: Funded by ATKINS Global in there continuous support for The British University in Dubai. The studio has a large variety of engineering, simulation, and graphic design software to help BUiD Engineering students complete their work 

IT ServicesThe University has two IT laboratories. These labs are fully equipped to meet the highest international standards for instructional lab exercises. The IT laboratories enable users to perform all the advanced computing required for course work and research. Each lab machine has a basic software configuration on the desktop, together   with the more comprehensive software required for specific programmes of study.

Physics Lab

Architercture Lab

Engineering Lab

The British University in Dubai provides the following IT facilities:
1. IT Laboratories
2. Projectors for use in the classrooms
3. Software and hardware support in laboratories
4. Wireless network access on-campus only
5. Access to Blackboard E-learning system
6. Email address and service to all registered students



The British University in Dubai Library provides information resources and services to support the instructional programs and educational goals of the University. The Library assists the teaching and research needs of BUiD in information provision by providing up-to-date, recognised and extensive information resources, and strives to offer the highest quality of service to all students and staff.  In addition to traditional library services, we provide users with access to information in a variety of electronic formats, and actively involved in the development of the UAE


Other Facilities

  • The Library catalogue is available online where you may also reserve any title and renew your books.
  • Once registered on to a Doctorate programmes, you will be able to access electronic resources of your UK affiliate university at any time, and from any place.
  •  There are networked computers in the Library.
  •  A photocopier is available in the Library as well as a networked printer, scanner and CD-writer.

Click here for Library Portal

Similar on site: Library access is available for Masters Students, supplemented as practicable by some specialist services for student-specific resources.

DIAC Recreation Room

The Recreation Room opened its doors to DIAC students and it was the first facility in DIAC offering student recreation and leisure activities, including pool tables, table tennis, fooz ball, air hockey, and video games. The Recreation Room has a maximum capacity of 300 students at a time and is also used as an indoor event facility. The Recreation Room has featured many events and competitions like Bands Fusion, photography exhibitions, talent shows, fashion shows and indoor gaming competitions.

DIAC also provides other student hub services.

For more information please visit: http://www.diacedu.ae/students/

Food Court

Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) has a dedicated food court which consist of a variety of vendors at food stalls and service counters it is a pleasant and vibrant environment.