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Current : COO, Edulink Consultants (Dubai - UAE)

Previous : Pro Vice Chancellor & Regional Hub Director (Middlesex University, London)

Professor Gill has a degree in Manufacturing Engineering and a PhD in Computer Simulation for Manufacturing Processes. His research interests were in automation and operations managements. He was the project leader of the team that developed a Radio-pharmaceutical Dispenser in the mid 90's, an invention that lead the way for the automation of hazardous processes in hospitals dispensing nuclear medicine.

Professor Gill has over thirty years' of experience in Higher Education and has held senior posts in UK and internationally.

His experience of Trans National Education (TNE) includes international marketing and Higher Education development in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He has set up branches campuses, franchise and validated program delivering in many countries.

Professor Gill has published widely in learned journals and publications. He has chaired numerous sessions and presented at international conferences and symposia."


Prof. Arya is a first class graduate from IIT Delhi (1976-81 batch) and post-graduate from IIM Ahmedabad (1981-83 batch). After 16 years in the industry in senior positions with leading companies like Indian Rayon, Reliance and American multinational DuPont, he has established and successfully run Aravali Institute of Management which has grown to be among the top business management institutions in India in a short span of 13 years.

He is now associated with his dream project of establishing and shaping up a world-class educational complex Aravali Gurukul Ashram including a university.

The various positions held by Prof. Arya are :
  • President of prestigious IIT Delhi Alumni Association
  • Alumni representative on the Senate of IIT Delhi,
  • Member of the Technology Business Incubation Units Board of IIT Delhi
  • Secretary of IIM Ahmedabad Alumni Association.

He is presently on the Board and Advisory Council of various companies, educational institutions and other organizations. Presently he is also a member of IIM Ahmedabad Governing Society.


President: American College of Dubai
Bill has led the American College of Dubai since 2001. He holds a Bachelors Degree (Cum Laude) from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a Masters of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California.

He also has extensive private industry experience in the areas of business development and project management - most significantly serving as the area executive for the US-based Raytheon Company’s Middle East operations.

After joining ACD, he has led the college through several successful accreditation and licensure inspections while supervising the addition of both the evening and classroom facilitated on-line programs.

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Letter from the President

On behalf of the Administration, Faculty and Staff of American College of Dubai, I offer you a most enthusiastic “Welcome!” to “ACD-ULS – Affiliate Centre”.

ACD in partnership with ULS will endeavour to bring you quality American University education at an affordable cost.

With our unique blended learning model,with online course instructions from the ACD-ULS home faculty and class room sessions from ACD approved facilitators you will receive ...