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 Qassimi, a member of the UAE Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah. H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi has always supported SUC in its pursuit to offer high-quality education. SUC believes in responding innovatively and effectively to train human resources and fulfill the educational needs of industries like Aviation, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Information Technology & Systems, Marketing, Business Management and Finance sectors and is, presently, one of the leading universities in the Northern Emirates.
SUC offers various programs in Business and Information Technology through their School of Business & School of Information Technology which are fully-approved and accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE), UAE. Under School of Business, it offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Human Resource Management & Psychology, Accounting and Finance, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Tourism and Hospitality Management, International Business, Information Systems, Marketing & Retail Management and Public Administration. Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programs are offered, with concentration in Strategic Management & Leadership, E-Governance, Strategic Human Resource Management, Project Management, Finance, Sustainable Development, International Business & Marketing. Under its School of Information Technology, it offers Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Enterprise Computing program. In continuation with the progressive approach, SUC looks forward for meeting the future needs of the industry as and when required. SUC has achieved an overall 4 star QS star rating with a 5 star QS rating on Teaching and 4 Star on Academic Development.
The campus of SUC is spread over 40 acres of land which is located in University City of Sharjah. SUC is a well-equipped university which caters for its diverse student needs by equipping them to meet the demands facing a young managerial workforce. SUC also prepares its students to meet the challenges of the new century by acquiring relevant knowledge, skills and values.
SUC has carved out a name for itself in academic circles as a provider of business education at a reasonable cost. In our endeavors to improve the quality of our programs, regular evaluations are carried out by academic boards. IT services are also enhanced and integrated to support effective teaching in classrooms and research work, so that the required learning outcomes are met. To deliver quality education, SUC has engaged fulltime faculty members from different nationalities who are Ph.D. 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. In addition, SUC enables students to learn from various activities which give them opportunities to apply their knowledge, skills and competencies by organizing and conducting co-curricular and extra-curricular events.
SUC has a well-developed Student care package, mentoring and feedback mechanism that helps students to improve their performance levels continuously. To begin with, SUC ensures all its international students inducted to the Freshman to be aware of the learning environment of SUC and the cultural environment of UAE through Student Care Package which caters to New International students (Bridging program) and academically weak SUC students (Student Tutorials). The mentoring system is aimed at guiding individual students in their academic and professional fronts. The continuous Student feedback mechanism adopted by SUC helps in understanding the needs and serve them better during their campus life.
SUC also has an active Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) that engages industry to share 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 is proud to facilitate students in preparing them for the required skills, values and competencies suitable to the industry demands. In this regard, SUC conducts Professional Skills Development Program at all levels starting from Freshman to the Senior levels so as to hone student skills in communication, analysis and leadership. PSDP is further reinforced by the Toastmasters club activities to strengthen the communication and leadership skills. Professional Skill development program especially focuses on developing the soft skills essential for the students to have a progressive career development to keep the student engaged in the overall learning process. SUC has a Teaching effectiveness committee which focuses on improving learning & teaching and a Community services committee which provides opportunities to serve the community through its various activities. SUC also has a Research committee which facilitates research activities among faculty, enables them to use their research knowledge to teach in classes and promotes research culture in the institution.
The Institution has articulation agreements with various colleges/universities in Canada, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, India and Pakistan, which facilitate the exchange of students 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, CES.