Skyline University College (SUC) was established in 1990 in Sharjah, a city that has been recognized as a hub for education, culture, and heritage by UNESCO. SUC was established under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the UAE Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah. His Highness has always supported SUC on its mission of delivering quality education.
SUC believes in using innovative methods to train human resources and fulfill the educational needs of professionals in industries like Aviation, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Information Technology and Systems, Marketing, Business Management, and Finance and is, presently, one of the leading universities in the Northern Emirates.
SUC offers various programs in Business and Information Technology through its School of Business and School of Information Technology that are fully approved and accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE), UAE. Under the School of Business, it offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with concentrations in Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Retail Management, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management and Psychology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Business, and Public Administration. Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are offered with concentrations in Strategic Management and Leadership, E-Governance, Strategic Human Resource Management, Project Management, Finance, Sustainable Development, International Business, and Marketing. Under its School of Information Technology, it offers Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with concentration on Enterprise Computing.
SUC campus is spread over 40 acres of land which is located at the University City of Sharjah. It caters to students of diverse cultural backgrounds. It equips them with knowledge and skills to make them powerful workforce in the future. SUC also prepares them to meet the challenges of the new century by imparting relevant knowledge, skills, and values.
SUC has carved out a name for itself in academic circles as a provider of education at a reasonable cost. In our endeavors to improve the quality of our programs, regular evaluations are carried out by the academic boards. IT services are also enhanced and integrated for efficient and effective teachings and research works. To deliver quality education, SUC has engaged full-time faculty members of different nationalities who are doctoral degree holders and possess international experience to teach students from multi-cultural backgrounds.
SUC also provides additional learning opportunities and resources by way of a well-equipped library, computer lab, entrepreneurship lab, and case study centre. Through various extra-curricular activities, it enables students to learn and gives them opportunities to apply their knowledge, skills, and competencies. SUC has a well-developed Student Care Package, advising and feedback mechanism that help students improve their performance levels continuously. It ensures that all its new international students are aware of the learning environment of SUC and the culture of the UAE through the Student Care Package which caters to new international students (Bridging Program) and SUC students who need assistance in their academics (Student Tutorials). The advising system aims to help students in their academic and professional endeavors. The continuous student feedback mechanism adopted by SUC helps in understanding the needs of students and serve them better in their life at the campus.
SUC also has an active Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) that involves organizations in various industries in sharing their experiences with students in the form of guest lectures, industry visits, and CEO lectures. The CAO assists students in their internship and job placements.
SUC takes pride in preparing students and equipping them with skills, values, and competencies suitable to industry demands. It conducts Professional Skills Development Program (PSDP) to hone students’ skills in communication, analysis, and leadership, among others. PSDP is further reinforced by the Toastmasters club activities to strengthen the communication and leadership skills of students. PSDP focuses on developing the soft skills essential for the students to have a progressive career, continuous development, and to keep them engaged in the learning process. SUC has a teaching effectiveness committee which focuses on improving learning and teaching and a Community Services Committee which provides opportunities to serve the community through various campaigns and outreach activities. SUC also has a Research Committee which facilitates research activities among faculty, enables them to use their research knowledge in class, and promotes the research culture in the institution.
Skyline has articulation agreements with various colleges and universities in Canada, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, India, and Pakistan that facilitate student exchange program for further study opportunities. SUC also maintains professional relationships with IATA-UFTAA, General Civil Aviation Authority, Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH), Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and the World Tourism Organization (WTO), City & Guilds, and CES.