Why The Manchester Global MBA programme?


* FT Global MBA Ranking 2023

in the UK*

in Europe*


in the World*


Your MBA knowlegde and experience will not be limited to Dubai

Hong Kong


Only a select number of schools globally have achieved this.








Welcome to the Events Page of The University of Manchester Middle East Centre! We are located at Dubai Knowledge Park in Dubai, UAE. We hold numerous events in our centre every year. And you can also meet with us in the GCC and other neighbouring countries.

Celebrating 15 years of excellence in the Middle East

The University of Manchester pioneered business education in the Middle East with the introduction of the Global Part-time MBA for working professionals, bringing a top MBA programme within easy, flexible and convenient reach for working professionals looking to accelerate their careers, switch roles, or even become entrepreneurs, all supported by the team at the permanent regional centre.





News & Articles

The news and views from people in and around The University of Manchester – Middle East Centre.

University of Manchester graphene partnership with Khalifa University aims to tackle global challenges
An ambitious partnership between The University of Manchester and Abu Dhabi-based Khalifa University of Science and Technology has been agreed with the aim to deliver a funding boost to graphene innovation that will help tackle…
Manchester MBA has helped Ahmed accelerate and develop a successful career with the multinational and progress into his latest senior leadership role.
Ahmed Wagih leads the regional Consumer Products Division for L’Oreal and a team of more than 400. It’s a long way from his formal training as a pharmacist and the full-time Manchester MBA has helped Ahmed accelerate and develop…
Ricardo Braganca is based at Nazarbayev University's Provost Office in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, where he is an Instructional Designer, spearheading the Innovative Learning Studio, and managing a team of staff.
Ricardo Braganca joined the Middle East ELiP cohort of 2021, as a self-funded student and will graduate in 2023. He is a leader who loves to learn and brings a rich and distinctive variety of experience to the cohort, as a media…
Diana Wilson is an experienced educator and a member of the first Middle East cohort of students on the part-time MA Educational Leadership in Practice programme – an experience that has surpassed all her expectations
  Diana Wilson is an experienced educator and a member of the first Middle East cohort of students on the part-time MA Educational Leadership in Practice programme – an experience that has surpassed all her expectations. Diana…
Back to The Futurist
Shaping futures: Alanoud Al Hashmi, CEO and Founder of The Futurist Company and an acknowledged Top 10 Inspiring Woman Entrepreneur. She describes herself as an Emirati Futurist, Entrepreneur and Speaker who believes in the power…
Alumni Spotlight - Mohannad AlKalash
Mohannad AlKalash Regional Sales Manager - National Security, Military, Cyber Security and HealthCare at Cisco, Saudi Arabia Founder of CyberX Mohannad AlKalash started his early career as a fresh graduate with multiple roles…
Eng. Faisal Haddawi, MBA CEO at Abdullah Abdulaziz AlRajhi & Sons Holding Co, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia   Timing is everything as the Global MBA helps Saudi alumnus accelerate and diversify his career  Speaking to Faisal…
Cigna STP announcement
The University of Manchester Middle East Centre, one of the world’s top universities, and Cigna Insurance Middle East, a leading health services company, have signed an agreement to collaborate on the promotion of higher…
University President hosts unique online reception for students and alumni across the Middle East & North Africa
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester, has hosted a unique online reception for alumni in the Middle East and North Africa region, as part of an outreach programme to the…
Taking the circular route to sustainability: partnering for a sustainable future with DGrade
The Middle East Centre’s latest hybrid webinar focused on social responsibility and specifically on sustainability. The webinar featured Emma Barber, Managing Director at Dubai-based DGrade, which is partnering with the…