On 19 January Wollongong’s iAccelerate welcomed 14 students from the University of Wollongong in Dubai to commence a 12 day study tour. The Master of Business in Entrepreneurship & Innovation students undertook the intensive iAccelerate Education Program, learning about a range of topics including lean methodology of organisational value design, business strategy and positioning, brand development and pitch training.

The students had the opportunity to learn from some of Australia’s leading experts in innovation and sustainable business design, hear from UOW commercial industry partners and visit many of UOW’s research facilities.

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia and currently ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020), UOW in Dubai represents a pioneering Australian initiative in the Gulf region.

The University of Wollongong was proud to host our students from UOWD for the iAccelerate Educate Program and provide them with a taste of Australian culture, business environment and higher education system to enrich their Master of Business degree in the UAE.