Month: July 2021


GBS Dubai – Press Release: 20 July 2021

Global Banking School (GBS), a quality Higher Education provider in the UK, is accepting applications for September 2021 at Knowledge Park, Dubai.

Subject areas to be offered include Business Management, Digital Technologies, Cloud computing, Education and Training, Healthcare Management and Construction Management.

GBS delivers higher education to over 7,000 students distributed across seven UK campuses in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

GBS offers flexible, quality higher education courses – designed to fit into the lives of students with family and other work commitments.

Operating under the name Global Business Studies (GBS), the campus’ setting at the Dubai Knowledge Park is perfectly located to offer students a range of recreational and retail facilities.

It is centrally located and close to Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah, all of which are home to many leading busines and creative agencies, both local and international, which provides plenty of opportunities for students.

GBS aims to continue its mission of ‘changing lives through education that makes a fundamental difference to living standards and access to learning,’ throughout the Middle East and Africa and in particular the Gulf region.

The organisation has taken great care to provide industry-relevant courses that maximise the chances for students to achieve their dream career, start a new business or expand an existing one.

An open day is being organized on 31 July in Dubai for students and parents to meet with counsellors, faculty and GBS alumni who can offer advice on choosing the most suitable programme for their chosen career path.

Students can opt for one or two year programmes that can open pathways to complete studies at GBS in the UK or any other leading UK university that is associated with GBS.

Details of the open day and courses on offer can be found on the website and via the email/ phone number given below.

Representatives are also available for discussion on virtual platforms such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Global Business Studies

Block 18 / Block 5 – Dubai Knowledge Park

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 58 1698985




Global Banking School (GBS) has achieved a 93% overall satisfaction rating in the National Student Survey 2021 – significantly higher than the benchmark results set by the student body across all categories.

The GBS score of 93% compares to a mean average across all registered providers of 77%.

GBS was above the benchmark in every category, and ‘significantly above the benchmark’ in 22 of the 27 questions asked.

Some 94% of GBS students registered and polled agreed that their course challenged them to do their best work, against a mean sector average of 80%.

When asked how much they agree they had the chance to work with other students as part of their course, 92% who were registered and polled concurred, against a mean sector average of 79%.

Equally impressively 93% said the timetable worked efficiently for them, against a benchmark of 86% – demonstrating the value of GBS’ flexible teaching patterns.

When asked if good advice was available when needed to make study choices on their course, 93% of GBS students who were registered and polled agreed, against a mean sector average of 74%.

Professor Ray Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer of GBS, said: “I am delighted that our students find our courses not only meet but exceed their expectations across the board.

“I am particularly pleased to see overall teaching quality (teaching on my course) rated at 93% against a mean sector average of 83%.

“Our aim is to always offer a high-quality education alongside the best start-to-finish support possible.

“We want to offer our students direction towards the career they always wanted, and to help their confidence and enjoyment of the studying process as much as they can.

“It is fantastic to see this evidenced in the NSS 2021 feedback from our students.”


Notes to editors:

Global Banking School (GBS) is an innovative higher education provider working in partnership with several UK universities to deliver vocational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in banking, management and healthcare to students often seeking a change in career or a second-chance at education – a chance to ‘create their own futures’. GBS has eight UK campuses and one in Dubai.

The NSS gathers students’ opinions on the quality of their courses, in order to inform prospective students’ choices, provide data that supports universities and colleges to improve the student experience, support public accountability.

Every university in the UK takes part in the NSS, as do many colleges. The NSS asked 27 different questions to students in their survey, which takes in every higher and further education provider in the country. More than 332,000 students took part in the current survey.

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Global Banking School marks the graduation of its latest masters degree students at Canary Wharf campus

Global Banking School (GBS) was proud to celebrate the achievements of its latest MA graduates, who graduated at a special ceremony at the organisation’s Canary Wharf campus.

The students have been studying for a Masters Degree in International Business at GBS in association with Leeds Trinity University.

In attendance to deliver the commencement address was Stanley Johnson, former MEP and Chair of the GBS Advisory Board. He said: “As the Chair of GBS Advisory Board, I am absolutely delighted to be able to be present today at this important celebration.

“It is absolutely brilliant that the students who are here today, as well as others who are not able to be with us, have successfully concluded their Masters Degree in International Business at GBS and that they have indeed been awarded the Masters Degree in association with Leeds Trinity University.

“So our thanks today to the wonderful team from Leeds Trinity University. May I take this opportunity to say good luck to you all and may you be as fulfilled in later life as you clearly have been during your time with GBS.”

Professor Ray Lloyd, Chief Executive Officer, added: “We are immensely proud of our new graduates. Today we celebrate with them the achievement of graduating with a Masters degree. They have grasped the opportunity that a GBS education can provide and we are confident that they will now go on to achieve even more in their careers. We wish them every success for the future.”

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