Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
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16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

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What to Do in Dubai?

MUSEUMS & SIGHTSEEING

Dubai Museum & Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House A trip to the Dubai museum will give you a glimpse into Dubai’s fascinating past. We also advise to visit Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s house to view a collection of old photographs. The Heritage and Diving Village at Dubai is a must see for all traditional arts and crafts lovers.

Dubai Parks & Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the first integrated resort destination in the region.

It’s the home of three world-class theme parks and one water park, as well as Riverland Dubai, the grand entrance plaza, and a Polynesian themed family resort.

Al Bastakia

Al Bastakia Area in Bur Dubai dates back to the early 1900s, and occupies the eastern section of the old town along the Creek, extending to a length of 300 meters, and depth of 200 meters in the southern direction. This area represents an important area in the history of architecture, and the urban development of the town.

Jumeirah Mosque

Al Bastakia Area in Bur Dubai dates back to the early 1900s, and occupies the eastern section of the old town along the Creek, extending to a length of 300 meters, and depth of 200 meters in the southern direction. This area represents an important area in the history of architecture, and the urban development of the town.

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab which has become an iconic symbol of Dubai is a part of The Jumeirah Beach Resort, it is designed to resemble a billowing sail; the hotel soars to a height of 321 meters, dominating the Dubai coastline. At night, it offers an unforgettable sight, surrounded by choreographed color sculptures of water and fire. This all-suite hotel reflects the finest that the world has to offer.

The Burj Khalifa

Skyscraper , Dubai’s unique landmark and urban masterpiece, is a world-class destination and the magnificent centerpiece of Downtown Dubai. The world’s tallest building and tallest man made structure, at a height of 2,716.5-foot-tall, is surrounded by hotels , must-visit shopping destinations and a world of entertainment options. More than just the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa is an unprecedented example of international cooperation, symbolic beacon of progress, and an emblem of the new, dynamic and prosperous Middle East. The Burj offers unparalleled vistas from the Gulf to the Arabian Desert and beyond. Situated on the 124th floor, is the Burj Khalifa’s Observation Deck, where at 442 meters, it offers visitors the most magnificent views of the Dubai skyline from what is considered the highest outdoor observation deck in the world

Dubai Palm Islands

Palm Islands Dubai (Jumeirah Palm Island one of the islands) are one of the most ambitious real-estate developments on earth, heralded as the 8th wonder of the world. These artificial islands have been designed to cater to the tourists coming to the city, they house luxury resorts and hotels such as the Atlantis and resorts, private villas, shopping malls, water theme parks as well as eateries and health spas. They are definitely very spectacular and not to miss by anyone visiting Dubai.

Dubai Creek

Dubai may be famous for the glitz and glamour of its sky-high towers, but the real heart of the city is, and always will be, the Creek. The saltwater estuary is the original site where the Bani Yas tribe settled, and its waters were vital for what used to be Dubai’s main forms of economy: pearl diving and fishing. Today, the area is awash with the history of the emirate, as it’s home to the Dubai Museum as well as the labyrinthine alleyways of the gold, spice and textile souks. While at the Creek, a ride across the water on a traditional abra is a must, and at an unbelievable AED1 per ticket, it’s easily the best value tourist attraction in the city.

The Walk and The Beach at JBR

For those who like to shop, dine, see a movie and go to the beach all in one place, consider a trip to The Beach opposite JBR. With guest DJs pumping out the tunes on weekends, a regular open air cinema and a popular water park to entertain the little ones for an hour or two, JBR is always buzzing with activity.

Museum of the Future

The Museum of the Future in Dubai stands as a testament to humanity’s relentless pursuit of innovation and progress. Nestled within the heart of the city’s bustling landscape, this architectural marvel is more than just a building; it is a beacon of inspiration for generations to come. As visitors step inside, they are greeted by an immersive journey through time and technology, where cutting-edge exhibits and interactive displays showcase the latest advancements in science, sustainability, and artificial intelligence. From holographic projections to virtual reality experiences, every corner of the museum invites exploration and sparks curiosity. With its futuristic design and visionary approach, the Museum of the Future serves as a hub for creativity and collaboration, bridging the gap between imagination and reality in a world where the possibilities are truly endless.