Dubai International Pharmacy, Conference and Cultural Experience
Application Deadline: 30/05/23 at 9:00 am
Opportunity type: Academic-led trips
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
Departure Date: 06/01/24
Return Date: 14/01/24
£1050-£1100: the estimated cost for travel and accommodation (excluding any support). Students will also be required to pay for: DUPHAT conference ticket £80 approx. UK and in-country transfers, visits, food and drink, visa (if applicable)
DMU Global Bursary: £400
Accommodation: Shared rooms in a hostel/hotel booked by DMU
Travel: Flights booked by DMU (students travel as a group)
General Enquiries: Global Mobility Office - email@example.com
Trip Lead: Ahmed Aboo - firstname.lastname@example.org
How to pay
Payment details: Students will be required to pay approximately £650-£700 as a contribution towards the cost of travel and accommodation after being offered a place on the trip. The DMU Global bursary will be deducted directly from the overall cost of the booking.
MPharm students that will be in their fourth year of study in the 2023-24 academic year are eligible to participate on this opportunity. There are 20 places available and 15 participants are required for this opportunity to take place. Students are recommended to check the eligibility criteria before applying.
This trip to Dubai will give students valuable insight into the pharmaceutical landscape in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. This will be facilitated through a visit to Dubai Pharmacy College (the first University to offer Pharmacy in the UAE) and through a joint teaching session.
Not only will you have the opportunity to engage and make relationships with international students studying pharmacy, but you will also be attending DUPHAT; a 3 day Pharmacy conference held at the Dubai World Trade Centre which will provide both networking and employability opportunities for students including international exchange opportunities. There will also be an opportunity to present a poster at the Dubai Pharmaceutical Technologies conference.
Participating in a DMU Global opportunity can help you develop a range of skills and knowledge that enhance your studies. Through participation in this trip to Dubai we expect that you will:
Before the trip to Dubai, there will be a preparatory session so that students are aware of what is expected of them and also to prepare for their poster presentations. There will also be a post trip debrief to allow the students on the trip to relay the valuable information they have learned to other students.
Dubai is an indulgent and glamorous multicultural city famed for being a luxury travel destination home to a variety of activities and attractions. Whilst in Dubai, students will have the option to hop on a desert safari, visit the Jumeirah Mosque, pay a visit to the Museum of the Future to discover near-future technologies from the world’s leading innovators or pop by the Dubai Global Village a one-stop destination for some of the best entertainment, shopping, dining, and attractions in the region.
Alternatively, you could shop to your heart’s content at Dubai Mall – the biggest mall in the world, visit the old town to go to authentic souks and take a ride on a traditional water boat across the creek, or take it all in from the dizzy heights of the architectural masterpiece that is the Burj Khalifa.