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Workshop on the Liberal Arts in Higher Education

August 19-20, 2017 @ The Ismaili Centre, Dubai, UAE



Registration for this workshop is now open with a final registration deadline of Friday, July 21, 2017. Please note that space may be limited and interested guests will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please consult the eligibility requirements and registration information below.

Registration for this event is currently closed.


This workshop is available for university faculty, administrators, and leadership only. Please include your title, affiliation, and university email when you register.

Financial Stipulations

The fee for this workshop is $125. This will cover administrative costs and workshop meals. Anyone who completes the registration form but does not pay the fee will not be registered. This fee will be partially refundable, less the applicable processing fees. Should someone ineligible for this workshop complete their registration, they will be notified and SAI will process the partial refund.

In addition to the registration fee, applicants will be responsible for their own accommodations and travel expenses to Dubai, as well as acquiring the relevant visa(s).

Registration Process

  1. Complete the online registration form, including your official title, university affiliation, and university email. You will also be asked to confirm you understand the eligibility requirements and financial stipulations.
  2. Once you have completed the registration form, you will receive a link, where you may pay the required registration fee.
  3. After your registration has been confirmed by SAI, you will receive a confirmation email requesting pertinent information for the workshop program booklet.

For more information: email

Hotel and Visa Information

Hotel: Rove Healthcare City, 19th Street, Oud Metha, Dubai, UAE
Preferential Rate: AED 210 inclusive of breakfast for single and double rooms & Dubai Tourism Fee
Deadline for Preferential Rate: August 1, 2017
Hotel Website

  • Rove Hotel in Dubai’s Healthcare City is 7-minute drive from the Ismaili Centre Dubai (location of the SAI Workshop) and a short drive from Dubai International Airport
  • The Hotel will provide a complimentary shuttle service to and from the Ismaili Centre Dubai during the SAI Workshop (August 19-20, 2017)
  • Hotel room rates are inclusive of breakfast, 10% Service Charge and 10% Municipality Fee (each room is subject to Tourism Dirham Fee of AED 10 per night)
  • To make a reservation, kindly complete the Booking Form and send it directly to the hotel via email,
  • The hotel can also help with UAE visa application for a separate fee (as detailed in the Visa Requirements information)
  • If further information is needed – email

Related Rove Hotel Forms

Booking Form
Third Party Credit Card Authorization Form
UAE Visa Requirements
Visa Application Form