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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello Everybody! I work for a International Financial Services firm which deals with sensitive banking data analysis firm at a CxO level. I have moved up as the head of GCC Region, to be placed in Dubai in Jan '16. As a part of my job, the upper management feel that a 4 person executive...
  2. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi Everyone I am wanting to move out to Dubai this year and I am wondering if some of you would be so kind to talk about how you decided to move out there and how you actually went about making the move. How did you find a job? Did you find a job before you moved over? Did you save up before...
  3. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, thank you for all the knowledge transfer. This is my first post so hopefully not breaking any rules For years now I have explored jobs in Dubai on and off (while based in NZ and now Australia). I think its time to amp up. I have now gained 6 years marketing experience (3 in airline...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All am from the UK as I said and have been looking for a grad job for the past few months and its proven the job market in UK is pretty much dead so I decided to move to dubai. I studied chem process eng and I am looking to join the oil and gas industry hopefully! and at this stage where to...
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, Finaly I'm moving to Dubai in May. I'm excited about meeting a new culture and actually I'm curious about Dubai ''World''. I'm going by my own with a contract so I want to ask you to tell me nice places to party, coffees, restaurants, everything to enjoy after work. I will live...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello, Thank you for reading my post.:cheer2: My husband just got offered a job in dubai and I will be following him shortly (we are now based in mumbai, India). My husband's employer asked us to get out marriage certificate attested from the UAE counsulate here in Mumbai. Our marriage...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, We are currently in the process of moving to Dubai from the UK (hoping to be there in August) and are frantically trying to find a good school for our twin 6 year old boys for September 2013. One of our boys is due to have an assessment by an educational psychologist this month at his...
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    What is Mirdif like? Is it a suitable place for families? Are there compounds with swimming pools and other amenities? What's Jumeirah 1 like? Which areas offer value for money, but at the same time are suitable for families with a good community feel? Help?! :confused:
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Coming out to Dubai do we need any immunisations?
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I'm seeking advice please!!! :) We're moving to Dubai from June 2013 but only just found out! We have an 11 & 9 year old who will need places in school from September 2013. I've started looking but I'm really worried because there seems to very limited spaces! I realise you need to complete...
  11. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All, i just started looking at this site.. I am an IT guy coming to Dubai mostly end of August and will be there for 3 weeks .. I was looking to find people to hang out with. I was thinking how I am gonna be spending my time but looks like there are quite a few people here .. IDK how to reach...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I live in Islamabad, Pakistan. I want to relocate to Dubai with my family. I have been offered a position in an IT organization. My employment and subsequently residence visa will be sponsored by my employer, however I have two ways of relocating my family to Dubai. 1. I come alone to...
  13. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all - I've been searching high and low for a job in Dubai over the last few weeks and would love some help from anyone on this forum. I currently work for an international accounting firm in their Business Advisory/Consulting practice. I am looking for something in the financial services...
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    Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. The term though is also used to describe the Emirates largest city, Dubai City.  Strangely for a country situated deep in the heart of oil country, the nation does not actually have significant oil reserves as this...
  15. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello all, I am living in Dubai for the summer (in Jumeirah) and really interested in talking to people who have moved here about their experiences. I am very open to meeting up or even just talking through email. I'm mostly interested in talking to people about why they have moved here, what...
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