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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

Get in touch

Call: 800 UNINEST (800 8646378)
WhatsApp: +971 50 409 0494

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

Get in touch

Call: +971 56 410 5014, +971 56 4109 5410, +971 056 992 2564
Whatsapp: +971 56 410 5014, +971 56 4109 5410, +971 056 992 2564

The Myriad Dubai

At The Myriad Dubai, we understand that living away from home can be challenging, which is why our aim is to create a comfortable and safe living environment with all the amenities you need to succeed, both academically and socially. We want to break away from traditional, box-like student housing and offer you a holistic community for young individuals; a home away from home.

The property is located at the heart of Dubai International Academic City. The Myriad Dubai is a vibrant urban living community, exclusive to students. The community, which consists of seven buildings, offers three room types as well as accessible rooms for people of determination to accommodate up to 2,200 residents.

The Myriad Dubai offers an array of facilities and services to meet the residents’ needs including:

  • Study rooms
  • Activity rooms
  • Library lounge
  • Kitchen lounges
  • Canteen
  • Laundry rooms
  • Arcade
  • Outdoor amphitheatre
  • Barbecue stations
  • Indoor gym
  • Outdoor calisthenics gym
  • One-sided basketball court
  • Jogging track
  • Rooftop pools
  • Supermarket
  • Restaurants
  • Coffee shops
  • Ladies and gents salons
  • Free shuttle service 

And much more!

Get in touch

Call: 800 697423 or +971 52 243 0127 

KSK Homes

KSK Capital LLC proudly presents brand new vibrant student residential communities located directly at the heart of Dubai International Academic City, the prime destination of higher education in the UAE. Make new friends, meet people from different universities and make your student experience more memorable! With our properties so well located inside Dubai Academic City, it will now only take you few minutes to get to your university.

Our on-site friendly staff are always available at the Welcome Center located at the lobby to take care of your concerns. We will clean your room, receive your courier delivery and even answer your parents’ phone call while you are studying. professional facility management team located on-site are there to address your concerns and provide with the repairs required. The access control system along with the CCTVs and 24/7 security team available on site guarantees your safety and security. The of experienced Residence Assistants along with the Residence Manager will make sure that you are well-informed about all the interesting community events and activities and don’t miss the most interesting ones!

Get in touch

Call: +971 50 220 4238

EAHM Student Accommodation

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM) is located in the prestigious residential and luxury hotels area on the coast of Dubai, right opposite world-famous Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Wild Wadi Waterpark. We offer students a single studio accommodation consisting of an en-suite bathroom, kitchen, bed and study area with one of the greatest views in Dubai.

Fully furnished on-campus single studio accommodation consisting of an en-suite bathroom, kitchen, bed and study areas in the room. There are 2 cafes on-campus serving a variety of different cuisines and also a number of restaurants located in the Jumeirah Hotels which are all within walking distance.

Get in touch

Call: +971 4 315 5555

Ascott Properties

Ascott owned properties Citadines Apart Hotel and Citadines Metro Central Dubai are both located in the heart of the bustling city. An ideal location for students who prefer to live in the centre of it all. 

Citadines Metro Central Dubai and Citadines Apart Hotel are located in Barsha heights adjacent to the Dubai Internet City Metro Station. The Citadines Metro Central offers modern comforts and conveniences, perfect for savvy and on-the-go individuals who enjoy vibrant city living.  

Ascott Properties offer spacious one-bedroom apartments, with a range of amenities such as  

  • Restaurants 
  • Guest lounge 
  • Pool 
  • Gym 
  • Secure parking  

The apartment comprises fully equipped kitchenettes, separate living, dining, and bedroom areas giving a sense of space that provides an oasis of calm in the centre of this bustling city.  

Citadines Metro Central Dubai is located about 2km from Murdoch University. Students can choose a scenic route for a walk to the university or catch a bus from a stop right below the apartment building.   

Get in touch 

Call: +971 4 435 4200  

Social media: @ascottmea