Dubai: Sixty four percent of branch campuses in Dubai have achieved four or five stars in the second annual Higher Education Classification (HEC), which rates services and quality of education provided by higher education institutions in Dubai.

This year’s classification released by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) showed that six branch campuses achieved the highest 5-star rating, five achieved a 4-star rating, four received a 3-star rating, while two received a 2-star rating.

Seventeen branch campuses across Dubai took part in the classification and more than 30,000 students were surveyed.

Among those that received a 5-star rating are Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Heroit-Watt University and Middlesex University Dubai.

Meanwhile, Islamic Azad University and Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology both received a 2-star rating.

Source: KhaleejTimes