Skyline University College embraces the new semester with renewed energy and enthusiasm evident in the recent company welcome party organized by the Human Resources Department (HDR). The faculty and staff enjoyed a desert safari adventure which includes dune bashing, camel rides, and Arabian-style dinner. They also witnessed outstanding performances during the belly dance, Tanoura, and fire show.
Over the years, SUC has been organizing a welcome party for employees at the beginning of the semester to motivate them, strengthen their camaraderie, and help them face the new semester with renewed energy and vigor.
Skyline faculty member Dr. Ramakrishna Yamanandra was a panelist during the 6th Energy Meet of Sharjah organized by SEWA on the topics of challenges faced by the energy sector and future opportunities. During the talk, Dr. Ramakrishna emphasized that there is going to be an unprecedented demand for energy in the future, which can be met by identifying alternative sources of energy by adopting the “Triple Bottom Line Approach” for long-term sustainability.
The “Energy Meet” is an event that brings together executives and entrepreneurs from the government and private sectors along with experts to address the challenges faced by the UAE as it enters a new era of energy optimization and management.
In line with our goal of strengthening our alumni network, the SUC Alumni Council organizes various activities that allow alumni to reminisce their college life, reconnect, and build new memories together. Recently, Skyline alumni got together and shared a fun day at the Sharjah Paintball Park.
Skyline Vice-Chairman and COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand; Director for Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur; and Deputy Director for Government and Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa met with the diplomats of various countries on December 8 and discussed areas of collaboration, scholarship opportunities, community services, CSR initiatives, and community engagement including workshops for school students.
SUC executives met Consul General of the Syrian Arab Republic in Dubai, H. E. Abdulghaffar Alghabra and Deputy Consul General H.E. Moutaz Douaji; Deputy Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, H.E. Giyand Chand and Culture Attaché, Ms. Asma Gilani; Deputy Consul General of Sudan in Dubai, H.E. Omar Osheak; and Consul General of the Philippines in Dubai, H.E. Mr. Paul Raymund Cortes.
Skyline University College (SUC) celebrated the 48th UAE National Day yesterday, November 27, 2019, at SUC campus. The campus decorated with the UAE flags and balloons was filled with joyful people dancing and singing to the tune of Arabic songs while enjoying freshly cooked traditional sweets. The employees and guests participated eagerly in various activities such as face painting, horse and camel ride, and outdoor games for kids. The guests were also entertained by the brilliant dance performances of the students of Mahila P.G. Mahavidyalaya from Jodhpur, India. One of the highlights of the event was the ceremonial release of green, black, white and red balloons — the colors of the country’s flag — into the air. The Skyline community, headed by Vice-Chairman, Mr. Nitin Anand and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mohammad In’airat, also welcomed the poet Ali Alkhawar in the event. The UAE National Day celebration was organized by Dr. Nizar Sahawneh and the students of Skyline University College.
To help students develop their socialization skills and inspire their love of literature and culture, our faculty brought our humanities students to the Sharjah Art Foundation’s Art Book Fair and Sharjah Art Museum where they learned about the publishing and literary culture, and rich history of the emirate.
SUC’s Fitness Challenge continues!
Today, Skyline’s faculty and staff attended a nutritional talk by ValO’8 and a discussion on wellness delivered by health practitioners at Areej Medical Center.
This talk is one of the series of activities organized by the Sports Department as part of the 5th edition of SUC’s fitness challenge “Mission: Slimpossible," which encourages employees to lead a healthier lifestyle and gives them a chance to win exciting prizes!
The first day of the International Conference on Digitization concluded successfully with over 100 participants from more than 20 nationalities including the UAE, UK, Taiwan, Singapore, Jordan, Malaysia, India, Philippines, and other GCC countries. The conference was inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Khalid Bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors-Emirates Innovation Association.
The researchers and academicians presented papers and had discussions on topics such as Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, FINTECH, Cloud Computing, Digital Security, Robotics and AI, E-Governance and Smart Society, Digital Business and Communication Networks, among others.
The conference concluded with a tour around Sharjah, which is organized by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), and a Dhow cruise.
Skyline’s Founder-Chairman, Mr. Kamal Puri was a speaker at the UNMASK UAE event held from November 14 to 16 in Dubai. He shared his entrepreneurial journey, his vision, and inspiration. Mr. Puri also spoke about how continuous learning played a big role in realizing his visions. During the event, the Emir of Kano and the Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria, His Highness Sarkin Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, shared the educational landscape of Nigeria and the importance of bringing innovative and techno-creative education in the region. According to him, Skyline brought to the region something new from what they're used to as it is a university that comes from a forward-looking and fast-growing environment.
The Skyline community honored the 350 BBA and MBA graduates on the 29th graduation ceremony, which happened on November 14, 2019 at the University City Hall, University City of Sharjah, UAE.
The Chief Guest of the ceremony was H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of the Department of Government Relations.
Students of the Year was awarded to:
BBA Mohammad Wasim
MBA Rahima Nasser Redha Habib Alredha
SUC Graduation Ceremony Toppers of 2018-2019:
Finance - Sidra Naeem, Magna Cum Laude
Information Systems - Sadaf Sohail Mayet, Magna Cum Laude
Marketing & Retail Management - Athar Saif, Summa Cum Laude
Major in Travel and Tourism Management - Abida Narmin Rahman, Summa Cum Laude
International Business – Dua Yaqoob, Summa Cum Laude
E-Governance - Zainab Rashid Abdalla Alburaimi Alzarooni, Cum Laude
Finance - Maryam Ihsan, Summa Cum Laude
Human Resource Management - Hind Nassar Mohamed Alshaikhnassar Alshimmari, Magna Cum Laude
Marketing - Eman Hassan Abdeljalil Al Awadi
Strategic Management and Leadership - Reem Jasim Mohamed Alsarrah Alkokhardi, Summa Cum Laude
Dr. Mohit Vij, Associate Professor conducted a workshop on “Let's Embrace Eco-Tourism” at United International Private School, Dubai. He was invited as a speaker for the event “Green Week Celebration 2019” - an initiative of United International Private School towards raising awareness about the environment among school children. The workshop enlightened students about the concept of Eco-Tourism, its benefits to the environment and society, the major Eco-Tourism destinations in the UAE and the role of students in promoting environmentally friendly tourism.
Skyline University College is committed to enhancing the social and environmental well-being of the country through initiating and participating in such meaningful collaborations.
Skyline University College received an award during the Sharjah FDI Forum for being the event’s education partner. SUC Founder-Chairman, Mr. Kamal Puri accepted the award from His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on November 11, 2019, at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, Sharjah.
Also present were Mr. Nitin Anand, Vice-Chairman; Prof. Mohammad In’airat, Vice-Chancellor; Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, Deputy Director for Government and Public Relations; Dr. Nizar Sahawneh, faculty member; and Mr. Bilal Banat, Assistant Manager for Business Development.
Organized by Sharjah FDI Office with the support of the Ministry of Economy, Sharjah FDI Forum is a platform that showcases the emirate to the business world.