Student Life

A taste of home in Dubai

If you were to judge Dubai from a photograph taken twenty years ago, a first glance would depict a desert scene peppered with a few high rise buildings. This is all part of the charm of Dubai, for this country is not all that it seems. In just two decades, Dubai has become a hotbed of activity with vast influxes of investment in construction due to the discovery of oil in 1966. At the time it was a British protectorate but the UK left the area in 1971, and Dubai joined with Abu Dhabi and five other emirates to create …

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