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Our Current & Future Students

The British Applied College in Umm Al Quwain (BACU) was established in April 2017 as a premier applied higher education institution in the UAE. BAC plans to become the leading College in the UAE and the region that offers degrees in Applied educational programs. It also aims to be the College of the first choice for students in the Umm Al Quwain area and beyond and our student experience is ALWAYS our number one priority.

We are committed to facilitating the cultural, social, emotional, physical, ethical and intellectual development of all students so that they may become responsible and effective individuals. We encourage our students to participate in university internal and external contests as well as to get involved in social and cultural activities both on and off-campus. We also ensure that university rules and regulations concerning student life are adhered to and followed. 

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Student Support & Advising

BACU Support officers provide the opportunity for students to discuss matters and concerns related to personal development, relationship difficulties, family conflicts, coping with health, stress and time management, including grief and bereavement. They support students of determination by providing necessary and relevant assistance and support to carry out their fullest potential. In addition, the Student Affairs Dept. support and advocate for students’ financial aid requests, as well as encourage students to take part in extracurricular activities for their overall engagement and success.


The student affairs department is also committed to providing a range of services to help, guide and support students in achieving greater academic and psychosocial wellbeing. An important aim of counselling is to promote students’ overall development and prevent personal difficulties from interfering with their academic pursuits. Counselling services are designed to provide and enhance the BACU student experience. These services include one-on-one counselling (educational or personal), workshops, live sessions, campaigns, and group counselling.

For prospective students, you can apply HERE.

For current students, meet our support team HERE.

Download BACU's Student Handbooks HERE.

Student Life


Whether you’re a student, a graduate, or just starting your career, we’ll give you the tools and support you need to take your passion further. Join us and do extraordinary things. All students must take the internship program where they apply their knowledge and skills in local partner industries. The internship place can be a public or a private organization. Students’ affairs office is responsible for internships and other forms of experiential learning for the college and it will ensure the following:


  • Publish an Internship Manual that describes the college policies and procedures related to internships and other experiential learning;

  • The internship sites are safe and provide suitable work experience to meet out the learning outcomes of the college.

  • Enter into agreement with industries for internship training defining clearly the responsibilities of the college and the employer;


BACU plans a number of cultural, sports and social activities for students all over the academic year. Among these activities some of the notables are: International celebrations, gala dinners, TED talks, picnics, and desert safaris. The sports events include the inter-collegiate and in-house tournaments in Football, Volleyball, Bowling, and Table Tennis. The ideas of Students for an appropriate student activity will be supported and assisted by the College management


Our alumni inspire future generations, share knowledge, experience, and support the vision of BACU. The student affairs dept. at BACU promotes communication with and amongst alumni and supports the creation of networks and leadership groups. Enjoy a set of complimentary services provided by BACU to our alumni including:

  • Alumni Family Tuition Discounts and Cash awards for referrals

  • Alumni Training Events and social gathering with experts

  • Alumni Awards that recognizes the contribution that a BACU alumni has made to the advancement of society.


For further information or to register with the Alumni Relations Office, please contact Please update your details HERE to remain in touch with us for future opportunities.

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