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Dubai International Academic City's Geography Lesson

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A recent article in the United Arab Emirates' The National discusses the opportunities and challenges for the Dubai International Academic City (Diac), which represents the largest concentration of overseas college branches anywhere. "The UAE has a total of 37 branch campuses and 21 of them are located in Diac. But no new ones have opened this year and there are three fewer today than in 2009 amid rising competition from Asia and an increase in the number of students from the region going to the United States to study."

The article also includes an interview with Ayoub Kazim, the managing director of Tecom Investments Education Cluster in Dubai, who "talks about the trend for overseas campuses and increased competition in the education sector."

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