Middlesex University Dubai students recognised for academic excellence

Dubai, UAE: Continuing to solidify its position as one of the region's leading higher education providers, Middlesex University Dubai completed the 2016/7 year by celebrating the academic success of its students across a range of disciplines. 

Competing in a range of events, both internationally and across the region, Middlesex University Dubai students continued to raise the bar across fields from ICT to Photography, Accounting to Management studies. Recognitions included Rumana Vakil, Leanne Menezes, Alina Vakil and Rea Dsouza's first place win at the UBF Financial Literary Competition in January 2017 and Ink Club member Yannik Perera's first place win at the Sci-Fi Dubai Science Fiction Writing Competition in October 2016. Leanne D'Souza participated in the presitgious Caltech Hackathon in California. Rachel Simmons won the first place in the Management Category at the 5th Annual UG Research Competition at Abu Dhabi University. 

According to Middlesex University Dubai Director, Dr Cedwyn Fernandes, these student successes are testament not only to each student's hard work, but also the opportunities provided through the University's programmes, courses and academic clubs. 

"At Middlesex University Dubai, we are committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of our culturally and internationally diver student body and are extremely proud of their achievements, both inside and outside the classroom," said Dr. Fernandes. "Not only do we offer a range of extracurricular activities, giving our students the opportunity to pursue their passions and excel regardless of whether it is in pursuit of professional success, or in recognition of their personal passions. We look forward to celebrating the achievements of our students during the 2017/18 academic year." 

Applications to commence studies with Middlesex University Dubai in September 2017 are now open. To find out more about Middlesex University Dubai's programmes and facilities, visit www.mdx.ac.ae

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Middlesex University is a dynamic university with a reputation for innovation and excellence in teaching and research. Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 2,500 students from over 90 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide variety of subject areas.