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Student Life

 

We understand how important all aspects of the student experience is, and in order to ensure the continued safety and delivery of these services the below outlines the guidance for Accommodation and Transportation Services.

Accommodation

The student accommodation will be available for Middlesex University Dubai Students commencing from 15 September 2020 for a period of 10 months. The accommodation preparations are being finalised in accordance with the protocols and guidelines outlined by the regulators.

The student accommodation is in a new location for September 2020, located in Academic City, just 35 minutes away from the university campus. The bus shuttle service operates throughout the day on a rotation basis.

The accommodation has adopted the following safety measures:

  • Student accommodation will be available on single and twin share occupancy only

  • Access control will be maintained to monitor the movement of the residents.

  • MDX Track and Track system implemented across the facility

  • Regular fogging and sanitisation in place.

  • Thermal cameras applied at entrance points

  • No student gatherings available across floors and will be adopt the ‘bubble’ approach

  • Social distancing signage required across the provision

  • Face masks to be worn in all communal areas of the accommodation

  • No visitors will be allowed in the accommodation

International Students

  • International Students are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at Dubai Airport if they have travelled from specific countries. In other cases, students are required to show a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours in order to be accepted onto the flight

  • If a student has to take a test upon arrival in Dubai Airport, they are required to quarantine in the student accommodation for 48 hours until receiving the results

  • If a student tests positive for COVID-19, the student will be required to undergo quarantine as per the Dubai Health Authority (DHA Regulations)

  • If you require an airport pick up, you are required to book the pick-up email transport@mdx.ac.ae no later than 3 days ahead of your arrival

  • Students are required to complete the Declaration of Readiness to Return to Campus form as well as submit the COVID PCR report if travelled (including validity)

  • Student must book their move in date by informing the Resdiences Team: theresidences@mdx.ac.ae no later than 3 days ahead, in order to manage social distancing and capacity management at the accommodation

Requirements to move into the student accommodation:

  • Students are required to complete the University Travel Declaration form as well as the COVID PCR report if travelled (include validity)

  • Student must book their move in date at (include link) to manage social distancing and capacity management at the accommodation

For further information on the Student Accommodation please visit www.mdx.ac.ae/mdxaccommodation or contact theresidences@mdx.ac.ae or call 971 56 808 5534 / +971 56 172 2726

 

Transportation

The student transportation provision will continue to remain available for students travelling to Middlesex University Dubai. In order to ensure our services are following the all protocols and precautionary measures imposed by the regulators, we are operating as below:

  • Buses will run at 50% capacity and markers will be placed on the seats not in use

  • All students entering the bus will have their temperature checked upon boarding the bus and anyone showing a temperature of 37.5 will not be allowed to use the service

  • Wearing a mask throughout the bus journey is mandatory for all – NO MASK. NO ENTRY.

  • MDX Track and Trace is mandatory for all students upon entering the bus, and all students must scan the QR code to register themselves as using the service

  • Bus hygiene will be maintained with regular sanitisation in accordance with the RTA’s relevant guidelines for public transportation

To find out more about the bus services we offer visit  www.mdx.ac.ae/transportation or contact transport@mdx.ac.ae or call +971(05)44481007

Sports and Extra-curricular Activities

Sports activities will continue in line with the guidelines of Dubai Sports Council. Club meetings, events and such like will take place virtually.

All physical events and social activities will be cancelled or postponed until further notice.

Groups activities and celebrations will be suspended until further notice.

There will be a very active virtual calendar of events for students to still enjoy all that Middlesex University Dubai has to offer, continuing to deliver A Student Experience with a Difference!

Ahead of students participating in any sports sessions, the Sport Medical Declaration Form is required to be completed, please complete the form here

To see the full list of activities scheduled visit: www.mdx.ac.ae/teammiddlesex

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