Skyline employees were buzzing with excitement during this Thursday’s Happy Hour. Two teams competed for a Treasure Hunt game organized by the Human Resource Department (HRD) to cultivate a culture of camaraderie in the Skyline community and strengthen collaboration between employees.
Students from various Arab and non-Arab schools came to SUC campus on October 22 and October 23 for the Annual Book Fair and Inter-School Competition. With the theme “Year of Tolerance,” students competed in the Poetry, Drama, and Miming categories.
This annual event is organized by the Library Department and English Language Department to strengthen the culture of reading within the local and SUC community.
Inviting experts from different industries to discuss trending topics is an effective way for our faculty members to expose students to the professional world.
On that note, Dr. Paul Katuse, SUC faculty member, recently invited Mr. A.S. Alzarooni, former advisor to the Finance Minister of UAE, to give a talk to his Strategic Leadership class. Mr. Alzarooni inspired the students by sharing his experience as a leader.
The Skyline Toastmasters Club met last week for its first meeting for the Fall semester. The members gave speeches on “Music and Happiness” with Mr. Blesson, Sr. Executive Assistant to the Head of Academics for the School of Businesses, as the Toastmaster of the day.
Skyline Toastmasters Club organizes regular meetings to encourage students to practice speaking in front of an audience and improve their public speaking skills.
For more information on meetings and Toastmasters, please contact Ms. Nadine on Nadine.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skyline organizes regular health and fitness activities to support employees in reaching their fitness goals. Through its Sports Department, SUC organized a BMI Test, Health Awareness and Check-Up Camp on October 17, 2019, participated by students, employees, and staff.
The Sports Department is also organizing the 5th Edition of its SUC Fitness Challenge. This encourages employees to lead a healthier lifestyle and gives them a chance to win exciting prizes!
To all Skyline employees, register today and together, let’s lead a healthier lifestyle.
The Skyline community officially welcomed all freshmen at the Welcome Get Together, which took place on October 17, 2019, at SUC campus. The freshmen enjoyed trivia games, bingo, and sumptuous snacks. The activities were organized by the university’s Events Committee.
Freshmen, good luck with your studies and don’t forget to have fun at SUC!
As part of the month-long Breast Cancer Awareness celebration at Skyline University College, the Community Services Committee, headed by Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, distributed free mammogram vouchers to the women employees at SUC. This was made possible in collaboration with NMC.
Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. It has been part of SUC’s CSR initiatives to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Skyline University College and The Young Vision have registered around 300 students for this year’s Young Business Talent Hunt (YBTH). Over 30 schools from across the UAE participated in the three-day event which ran from October 14 until 16, 2019 at SUC campus. Students competed in different categories: Advertisement Design, Proposal for New Business, Proposal for New Mobile Application, Travel & Tourism, and Innovation. The winners received trophies, medals, vouchers, and scholarship grants.
The Young Business Talent Hunt is an annual event that aims to discover potential young talents and encourage students to think outside of the box, keep on looking for challenges and opportunities where they can develop their confidence and abilities, cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit, and hone their business acumen.
To all the participants, may your experiences in YBTH 2019 encourage you to pursue your entrepreneurial goals. Thank you all for giving your best in the competition and thank you also to your schools and teachers for their support.
We are also grateful to the esteemed judges for sharing their expertise to the young talents, to the SUC and TYV staff for organizing the competition, and to the student volunteers for their assistance during the event.
Here are this year’s winners:
Innovation: Providence English Private School
New Business: Philadelphia Private School, Dubai
Mobile App: Sharjah American International School, Dubai
Ad Design: Sama American Private School
Travel and Tourism: Dubai National School (Al Barsha)
To improve employee engagement and inculcate the spirit of teamwork at SUC, the Human Resource Department organized a cricket match for its Happy Hour activity on October 10, 2019.
The Happy Hour is a weekly activity at SUC to improve camaraderie among employees and incorporate fun into the workplace.
The Founder and Chairman of Danube, Mr. Rizwan Sajan, inspired Skyline community during the 14th CEO Lecture Series held on October 8, 2019, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. Mr. Sajan shared his journey in founding Danube and he also gave inspirational words to students who aspire to be entrepreneurs.
The CEO Lecture Series is a regular talk conducted by CEOs and industry leaders to expose students to the professional and entrepreneurial world and to inspire them to be leaders in the future. The series is organized by the Corporate Affairs Office, headed by Mr. Mohammad Rasheed Khalid.
On the first day of the 6th Inter-School Young Business Talent Hunt, students from various schools across the UAE came together and competed in the categories of Advertisement Design, Proposal for New Business, Proposal for New Mobile Application, Travel & Tourism, and Innovation.
The event is regularly organized by Skyline University College and The Young Vision to serve as a platform for students to develop and test their knowledge, technical skills, creativity, business acumen, and entrepreneurial spirit.
We’re looking forward to discover more brilliant business plans and innovative ideas in the coming days ahead!
October 2 was a night of recollection and reconnection at Skyline campus when its alumni gathered and shared fond memories and hopes for the future.
SUC launched its Alumni Card which offers entertainment, dining, and healthcare benefits to alumni. The newly elected Skyline Alumni Council also talked about its goal of creating a solid and closely-knit alumni community by building a strong social media presence and organizing regular activities.
Here are the newly elected Alumni Council Members:
Mohamed Abdalla Ahmed Ali Alkhaja (BBA, 2016), President
Rajaa Khaled Ammar Faisal (MBA, 2017), Vice President
Christina Ayub Peter (BBA, 2015), General Secretary
Kassem Mohammed Al Halabi (BBA 2011), Marketing and Creative Communications Secretary
Moez Tariq Bakhshi (MBA, 2015), Public Relations Secretary