Student housing in Dubai
We know that every student has different requirements for housing, and our Student Services team can refer students to a range of preferred housing providers that can meet your needs, expectations and budgetary considerations.
Murdoch University Dubai does not have accommodation available directly on campus or organised through the University. Our preferred student housing providers in Dubai are:
Uninest Student Residences
Uninest Student Residences is highly recommended because it is designed and managed exclusively for students and offers a hassle-free option at an affordable all-inclusive rate. They also provide a regular shuttle bus at no extra charge.
Uninest is owned and operated by GSA who are the leading Global Student Accommodation Company worldwide. They have over 25 years' experience so you can rest-assured that you are well-supported.
Exclusive prices and special offers for our students
As one of Uninest's 'Platinum University Partners', we have secured the very best available rates for our students. Please contact Uninest directly for more information.
Uninest offers three room options to meet your individual requirements; twin en-suite (for sharing with a friend), single en-suite and studio en-suite. The single and twin rooms also offer shared kitchens and the studio includes its own kitchen. All apartments are segregated with male and female residents living separately. Uninest has a selection of public areas which are open to both male and female students. Uninest also offers an extensively equipped gym, a rooftop swimming pool and study spaces.
Uninest offer all-inclusive rates which cover rent, utility bills, high-speed WIFI and transport. This means you avoid many of the hassles of renting in the private market including agents fees, setting up and managing payments for utility bills, internet and television services. You also don't have to worry about getting to University every day. It really is an all-inclusive, hassle-free solution.
Uninest is located in Dubailand, which is about 20 minutes from our campus and 20-30 minutes from all major entertainment destinations in Dubai.
There are a number of local amenities including supermarkets, medical centre, restaurants and takeaways. Uninest also provides an evening shuttle to key destinations around Dubai so you can fulfil all your shopping needs.
Space to Grow program
The Uninest 'Space to Grow' program is offered at all Uninest properties worldwide. The programme includes a series of learning and experience opportunities to optimise the lifestyle and success of residents. The program is delivered in partnership with the Residence Team and the Student Council (made up of resident students who represent the student body).
The Space to Grow programme include opportunities such as:
- Student Council - an elected student resident's body that represents the residents
- Skills workshops such as cooking, debating and language lessons
- Cultural sharing such as religious festivals, nationality evenings and book club
- Careers seminars such as interview skills, CV writing or guest speakers from various sectors
- Sports - both casual and competitive sports are organised for all residents
- Excursions - trips to key attractions throughout the Emirates
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Dubai Silicon Oasis Student Residence
The new DSO University Residence in the heart of Dubai Silicon Oasis, only five minutes away from Dubai International Academic City provides students with a safe, secure and affordable place to live.
Featuring fully furnished rooms and all other facilities and amenities to make you feel at home, away from home. Professionally managed, the accommodation has been specially designed to provide everything you need to make your life as a student as easy as possible.
- Fully furnished, rooms and all other facilities and amenities to make you feel at home, away from home
- 24/7 security and secure CCTV
- Options of studio apartments, or three bedroom apartments for students who wish to share
- Managed by professional property manager
- Student Support Assistant available
- Full time maintenance team for indoor and common areas
- Cleaning service for public area
- Free cleanings (once weekly)
- Nurses station in the community
- Only five minutes away from Dubai International Academic City
- Free shuttle-bus service to Murdoch University Dubai and other key locations in Dubai
- Separate living areas for male and female residents
- Free high-speed internet (Wi-Fi) access
- Communal facilities including a gym, basketball court, study rooms, and lounges
- Parking onsite
- Retail shops, restaurants and other amenities close by