to the UAE
- Make sure to select
your arrival destination as: Dubai International Airport or Sharjah
International Airport ONLY.
- Usually there will be
someone from the Local Committee waiting for you at the airport. If not, there
are plenty of taxi services available to take you to the University of
- You will be given
accommodations in the University of Sharjah dormitories and
will stay with
either one or two roommates, depending on the size of the room.
- Free Internet service
is available. Be sure to bring your LAN cable.
- Each room is equipped
with a landline that can receive international and local phone calls.
- Rooms are furnished
and include a kitchen, toilet and shower.
- Also available to you
are: Computer labs, lounge areas with televisions, and laundry and sports
facilities. According to University of Sharjah regulations, the dorms and dorm
residents fall under the following regulations:
and female dormitories are separate.
alcohol, using drugs, and smoking are prohibited.
residents may arrive to their rooms no later than 12:00 a.m. at
- The payment you
receive from your employer normally covers the costs of living (including
lodging) for one person, but not necessarily extra expenses. You should bring
extra money to cover entertainment activities.
- Lodging costs will be
paid by IAESTE UAE. You will not have to pay.
- Free transportation
to and from the workplace will be arranged by IAESTE UAE.
transportation will be arranged by the IAESTE Local Committee.
- You may purchase a
SIM mobile card for the cost of 165 AED.
- Your phone needs to
be an unlocked dual-band, tri-band or quad-band GSM phone, capable of
functioning on the 900/1800 MHz GSM band in order to accept the SIM
- After the workweek,
it is time to have some fun! The Local Committee will arrange some weekend trips
to various places around the UAE.
- You will be granted
free access to the sports complex facilities at University of
wish you a very pleasant and memorable stay in the United Arab Emirates. Please
feel free to contact us for any further information you may need.
UAE Local Committee