In Dubai, for international students, visa or resident permit is required to be obtained. But it isn’t difficult to obtain student visa because it is issued by university itself. The university you’ve chosen for studying in Dubai has authority to issue student visa for you
If the student visa expires automatically without it being formally cancelled on the passport, heavy penalties can be levied on the university. At the same time restrictions may be imposed on the student from re-entry.
A work permit is not the same as a residency visa. The residency visa allows you to live in Dubai and the UAE for a period of time (usually 3 years). To work in Dubai, you also need to apply for a work permit or labor card. Usually the company you work for will arrange both work permi