The tourism sector has strong links to economic growth. It creates opportunities for employment and career advancement. On that note, SUC creates a platform for professionals to acquire knowledge and skills relevant to the industry through workshops.
SUC’s Tourism industry experts, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Professor and SUC’s Director of Outreach and Accreditation Planning Committee, and Dr. Mohit Vij, Associate Professor, conducted a workshop on Edu-Tourism and its potential in Sharjah. The participants shared new ideas and insights about the industry and emerging trends. This session, which is part of a series of workshops on travel and tourism, welcomed participants from Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA).
Mr. Nitin Anand Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council of Skyline University College received the prestigious Excellence Award at Forbes Top 100 Indian Leaders Award on behalf of Mr. Kamal Puri - Chairman Skyline Goup & Founder President Skyline University College . The award was given to recognize the passion, contribution and the impact of Indian leaders and industry experts on the advancement of the Arab region. The impressive awarding ceremony was hosted on July 3, 2019, at Versace Palazzo.
Skyline University College aims to impart knowledge to the community outside of the university by conducting training and workshops to various organizations. Recently, faculty members Dr. Beenu Mago and Dr. John Senior conducted Teachers' Training sessions at Providence English School, Sharjah, with 45 teacher participants.
Dr. Mago spoke about emerging technologies and Dr. Senior talked about the technology to supplement teaching.
Skyline University College conducted a fire drill to demonstrate the readiness of an emergency response plan on May 28, 2019. The students, faculty, and staff were lead to the fire exits of the building and instructed in the proper use of fire safety equipment.
During the 10th Alumni Lecture, Ms. Nour Al Moukaden (batch 2011), Business Development Director, gave an insightful discussion on passion and how it can guide you to achieve success. Skyline’s Alumni Lecture Series is a platform for Skyliners who are now working in various sectors to share their perspectives and experiences of the professional world.
The Hilton Group recently held a career guidance activity at Skyline campus. Students learned the techniques of writing an effective resume at the resume building workshop conducted by the group. They also learned some tips on how to make a great impression during job interviews.
This career guidance activity is regularly organized by Skyline Corporate Affairs Office, headed by Mr. Mohammad Rasheed Khalid, as part of Skyline’s goal of giving students full support during their career planning and placement preparation. Skyline invites professionals from various industries for these workshops so students are exposed to various perspectives and strategies that can prepare them for the corporate world.
In commemoration of the holy month of Ramadan, strengthen the spirit of community, and express its gratitude to the organizations and the people who have put their faith in the university’s vision, mission, and goals, Skyline University College hosted Suhoor for business associates, diplomats, government officials, corporates, and friends from the media at Al Majlis Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on May 11, 2019, where guests enjoyed true Arabian hospitality and indulged in Middle-Eastern cuisine and music.
Some of the distinguished guests of the night were Consul General of Sri Lanka, H.E. Charitha Yattogoda; Consul General of the Republic of India, H.E. Vipul; Consul General of Ghana, H.E. Samata Gifty Bukari; and Consul General of Republic of Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Ahmed Amjad Ali; Consul General of South Africa H.E. Mr Mogobo David Magabe; Consul General and Head of Mission at Consulate General of Denmark, H.E. Jens Alsbirk; Consul General of Indonesia, H.E. Arzaf F. Firman, Consul General of Nigeria, H.E. Abu S. Mohammed; and Head of International Relations in Palestinian Consulate, Ms. Amnah Al Hamadi; Also present were leaders from various industries such as the CEO of Sharjah Technology Park Center H.E. Hussain Al Mahmoudi and government officials including the Director of International Relations - Ministry of Economy, Mr. Sultan Darwish; the Director of Training in the Government of Umm al Quwain Executive Council, Mr. Bassam Naser; The Office Manager of H.E. the Chief Commander of Umm Al Quwain Police, First Colonel Khalifa al Shamsi; the Deputy Director of Ajman Police Operation Department, First Colonel Khalid al Nuaimi; and the Office Manager of Sheikha Boudour Al Qasimi, Ms. Thuria Al Sabri.
Six schools competed for the Interschool Debate organized by The Filipino Times and the Philippine Consulate General for Dubai and the Northern Emirates and held at Skyline University College today.
The participating schools include Al Alfiah Filipino Private School, New Filipino Private School, The Philippine School Dubai, United International Private School, as well as two campuses of Far Eastern Private School (Al Shahbah and Al Azra).
The Philippine School, Dubai emerged as the winner and Far Eastern Private School – Al Azra was ranked 2nd. The Interschool Debate showcased the intellectual prowess of students through public speaking.
GULF INTERNATIONAL was declared the champion during the 4th Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Cricket Tournament 2019, which concluded on April 19, 2019 at Skyline Cricket Ground. GULF INTERNATIONAL defeated OMA Emirates by 44 runs. The ending score of the match is GULF INTERNATIONAL - 158/7 and OMA Emirates – 114. Eight corporates from various industries participated in the tournament.
The awarding ceremony was attended by the Director of Student Services Committee Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, Deputy Director for Government Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, Head of Corporate Affairs, and Mr. Rasheed Khalid. Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Tournament is organized by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin.
Skyline University College is grateful for the participation of all corporates. See you all again at the 5th Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Tournament next year!
Best Bowler: Mohammed Naveed, Gulf International
Best Batsman: Taimoor Ali, Oma Emirates
Best Catch of the Finals: Manpreet Singh, Gulf International
Man of the Match Final: Mohammed Naveed, Gulf International
Man of the Series: Buta Singh Gehri, Gulf International
Employee engagement is one of the keys for a company to achieve company goals. In line with this, the Skyline management regularly organizes events and activities for staff to have time to relax, have fun, and enjoy the spirit of friendship.
The Skyline family spent relaxing days by the sea during the Staff Picnic 2019 which was held from March 27 to March 28 at InterContinental Fujairah Resort. SUC HR Department organized fun games for the employees as well as for their families. There were Tambola games for the staff and dancing competition for the kids. The winners of SUC’s Fitness Challenge were also announced with the 1st prize winner, Mr. Anish Joy from the IR and QA Department, receiving an international trip for two and the runners up winning fitness equipment, gadgets and vouchers as consolation prizes. The employees held a celebration for the March birthday celebrants. They also enjoyed dancing.
SUC HR Department is grateful for all the energetic participation of the faculty, staff, and their respective families.
To raise awareness about the importance of water and also bring to light the water crisis in some parts of the world, Skyline University College (SUC) organized a celebration of UN World Water Day on March 21, 2019 at Al Majaz Park, Event Area, Sharjah.
SUC organized various activities such as poster design, recycling craft, water rationing exercise/water animation, and skit competitions. One of the highlights of the event was when kids pledged to conserve water by making every drop count.
Keeping in mind this year's theme “Leaving No One Behind,” let's all unite to conserve water and promote sustainable consumption of the earth's resources to prevent water scarcity and other environmental crises.
Happy World Water Day!
Join Skyline University College for the World Water Day 2019 celebration at Al Majaz Park, Event Area today at 4:00PM. Skyline has organized events in line this year’s theme “Leaving No One Behind.” Earlier, our judges reviewed all entries for the poster design competition. Winners will be announced later during the event. See you there!