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Dubai: Dubai Silicon Oasis has announced the launch of the new Dubai campus of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT Dubai), at the free zone technology park.

The new premises will span a total area of 129,000 square metres with the capacity to accommodate up to 4,000 students.

The mega development will be completed in two phases at an investment of approximately Dh500 million.

The first phase with an estimated cost of Dh200 million is slated for handover in 2019, while the second phase will be implemented by 2023 at an estimated cost of Dh300 million.

The new campus is set to house the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, the School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the School of Science and Liberal Arts, and the School of Business and Management, as well as administration, facilities and operations, library commons, and an auditorium.