GEMS University & Career Pathways

From high school to university and the world of work, our mission is to open doors and facilitate success every step of the way. We offer expert guidance on those all-important university decisions and in securing coveted internships in Dubai for students, and other leading cities in the UAE, Qatar and Egypt.

We have always seen it as our responsibility to support students not only while they’re at school, but also after they’ve left.

  • Explore more with GEMS For Life

    Once a GEMS student, always a member of the GEMS family
    GEMS students enjoy access to the best education, opportunities and guidance at school. But why should the support stop there? With GEMS For Life, it doesn’t, because from school to university and the world of work beyond, our mission is to support your child every step of the way.

Collaborating with the Top Universities

GEMS for Life partners collaborates with all the top universities worldwide to offer our students unique and exclusive opportunities. Our partners support students in all aspects of their university aspirations – from raising awareness of what is possible, to pre-departure sessions and much more.

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The Value of Summer Programmes

GEMS for Life sees value in offering students a taste of university life even before they’ve chosen their study destination. We work with the best institutions to tailor customised summer, winter and spring break programmes exclusively for our students. As a result, students gain a better understanding of real campus learning environments, along with first-hand experience of the academic teaching methods they can expect, not to mention getting a flavor of their favourite subject before they’ve even applied.

More to Explore - GEMS Alumni

  • The Cambridge High School, 2012

    Meet GEMS grown Aamir Hashmi and read his flavorful story from Cambridge High School to cooking in a Michelin 2-Star restaurant!

  • Al Khaleej National School, 2016

    Azzan Farooq tells us the thrilling story of his design career.

  • GEMS Dubai American Academy, 2016

    Caroline tells us about her experience of perusing a PhD at Havard University.

  • The Westminster School - Dubai, 2014

    On joining Expo 2020 in June 2018, Hadya was part of the Health, Safety, and Environment team, overseeing over 30 consultants and contractors working on the site construction.

  • Dubai Modern Academy, 2010

    I am on a mission to eradicate acute malnutrition and to reach out to 1 million adults and children with high quality spirulina.

  • GEMS Modern Academy, 1994
    Jebin has a strong business focus, loves working on projects that drive organizational change and drives market leading and sustainable performance.


  • Dubai American Academy, 2008

    Patricia currently teachers at Dubai Design academy where her focus is jewelry design.

  • GEMS Jumeirah College School, 2016
    Sasha takes time to talk about applying for an internship at NASA and the teacher at Jumeirah College Dubai who inspired her passion for science.


  • GEMS Our Own English High School, 1989

    Sheeba Jojo graduated from GEMS Our Own English High School & now is Vice Principal there too, hear her story of opportunity to come full circle and serve their alma mater in a different role.

Our international education footprint extends to 49 schools across the UAE, Qatar and Egypt, delivering a consistent, dynamic, high-quality education for every child.
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