Month: October 2012

Singapore reports that the UK is an attractive investment location for students

It is already a fact that the number of overseas students opting to study in the UK has been steadily rising over recent years with an increased amount of interest from South-East Asia. Recent reports to come out of Singapore have highlighted the fact that students from there are some of those who are increasingly… Read more »

DLD reveals that the value of Dubai property transactions has increased

The latest DLD data corresponds with that released earlier this month from Hamptons MENA which also stated that the value of transactions had risen. In summary:  The first 9 months of 2012 saw more than 27,000 transactions The value of transactions reached DH83 billion Sales accounted for 52% of the transactions The Dubai property market… Read more »

DLD sets up E-Mart for Dubai property listings

The E-Mart allows for property listings and information sharing between buyers and sellers. In summary: The E-Mart will be an electronic portal for property listings It is being developed by ERES Properties listed can either be for sale or auction It was recently revealed that the Dubai Land Department have started an E-license system to… Read more »

Are you a snoozy student? Here’s some tips for getting up in the morning

Every student knows that getting up for a 9am lecture is a nightmare, especially when you’ve been out the night before and didn’t get in until 4am. Of course, this makes getting up even more of a nightmare and many of you will end up literally dragging yourselves out of bed and turning up to… Read more »

Dubai Land introduce E-License to ease process for real estate agents

Both real estate agents as well as brokers will be able to use the new system. In summary:  Clients can complete their applications without visiting the DLD The app will allow agents and brokers to apply for and renew certificates The system can be accessed via the DLD’s website With so much interest in the… Read more »

One in six students will spend their loan in one month

Results of a new survey have revealed that students spend their student loan within the first month of having it. According to a survey the average student will have spent their loan within 51 days, however, one in six will spend it within just 28 days. The research was commissioned by saver site where… Read more »

Need clothes? Here’s how to shop like a savvy student


Being one of those student types means that unfortunately your fashion purchase have to take a back seat in favour of food and bills. But just because you’re now a student, that doesn’t mean that you have to wear the same clothes for the next three years – although some people do choose to do… Read more »

Footballer Rio Ferdinand holidays in Dubai with his wife

Recent figures have highlighted that tourism numbers have risen in the emirate whilst the appearance of footballer, Rio will further enhance sports tourism. In summary: Star was welcomed by the DTCM Ferdinand offered a signed shirt to the department He was said to have stayed at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Dubai is a favoured tourist… Read more »