UAE grants golden visas to top high school students and their families

The UAE government has announced the granting of a ten-year residency visa, golden visa, to high-school pupils who achieved top marks in their final exams along with their families.

The UAE government said that it was an “appreciation of the efforts of outstanding students and their families, and within the framework of the UAE government’s direction to create an attractive and encouraging environment for talented people”.

The Golden Residency is granted to outstanding students who have obtained an average rate of at least 95 percent in high school certificate from public or private schools.