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Birthday Celebration for Students at the SUC Hostel

Skyline University College, through its Sports Department, recently organized a birthday party for the international students staying in the hostel.

Skyline organizes various activities for the students staying at the hostel to make their living in the UAE more fun and also to make their student accommodation feel like a home away from home. At the hostel, students can also enjoy facilities such as the gym, where they can exercise to improve their health and fitness, and the common room, where they can relax and unwind.


SUC Toastmasters: “Stories”

In the latest Skyline Toastmasters Club meeting, TM Alok, Area 45 Director of Toastmasters International, served as the toastmaster of the day. With the theme “Stories,” the members shared their personal journeys. Three members also gave project speeches: P1, which is focused on identifying the members' speaking skills; P3, which helped members organize their speeches; and P9, which focused on developing persuasion skills.

Skyline’s Toastmaster club regularly organizes meetings to harness its members’ leadership skills and develop their confidence in speaking. For more information on meetings and Toastmasters, please contact Ms.  Nadine on


Drug Awareness Seminar Jan 2020

Skyline University College, through the efforts of faculty member Dr. Taleb Eli and the Services Committee headed by Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, Dean for Student Affairs, organized a Drug Awareness seminar on January 27, 2019, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. This seminar is part of SUC’s annual drug awareness programs organized for its freshmen students.

The purpose of the event was to educate the students and other attendees about the dangers of drug abuse. The speakers were 1st Warrant Officer, Mr. Rashed Al-Shihi; First Sergeant Mr. Ahmed Shaker; First Sergeant, Ms. Hind Alnuaimi; and First Sergeant, Mr. Khalid Ali Mohammad of the Awareness and Rehabilitation section of the Sharjah Police Department.


SUC Held a Pocket MBA on AI, Fintech, and Leadership

Disruptive technology and innovations have a positive impact on society by expanding businesses and markets. To make the most of these disruptions, individuals and organizations must embrace changes rather than ignore them. Hence, in the recent Pocket MBA organized by SUC’s Centre for Continuing Learning, experts discussed various disruptive technologies to spread awareness about them and help the young generation prepare for them.

During this one-day refresher course, the Dean for the School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra, gave a session on Artificial Intelligence; an expert from AACCA, Ms. Alia Noor, introduced Fintech; and Mr. Nadeem Qureshi Founder & CEO Bizgrow Marketing Management, gave a talk on Conflict and Negotiation. Around 40 enthusiastic students participated in the workshop. Dr. Ajith Kumar Dean School of Business at the end gave the closing remarks and distributed the certificates to the successful participants.

SUC’s Year-Round Breast Cancer Campaign

Breast Cancer awareness should be a year-round campaign. Skyline University College continuously spread awareness about breast cancer as part of its health education advocacy. On that note, SUC faculty member, Dr. Sharon M. Dreisbach recently conducted a workshop on “Breast Cancer: "My 'Own' Responsibility to 'Educate' Myself.” The workshop, which was held at the China Mall in Umm Al Quwain in cooperation with Ms. Daisy G. Calabia of the Face Café, served to educate the participants about cancer, its causes, effects, and ways to handle it.

“We learned a lot about breast cancer, all doubts and fear are gone. We should not give up because of the word cancer,” said the participant Nora Garcia. “Don’t be afraid of cancer, it is curable,” another statement from workshop attendee Mhervz Formers. For Oliver Diego, the workshop helped him learn the “true meaning of family and the intention of our Almighty Creator for testing us in our life.”

The event was made possible with the support of The Visa Center, UNO Premier, I-Connect, Pinoy Ako Air and Sea Cargo LLC.


SUC Signs MOU with 5 Academic Institutions in Gujarat, India

The delegation from Gujarat, India, led by Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama and Principal Secretary Anju Sharma of the Government of Gujarat visited Skyline to promote “ Study in Gujarat “ initiative by the state government on January 18, 2020. The delegation was welcomed by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohammad In’airat; Director for Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur; Dean for the School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; and Dean for the School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra. The guests were briefed about Skyline's 30 years of academic excellence. During the visit, five MOUs (Memorandums of Understanding) with various academic institutions in Gujarat were signed. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohammad In’airat signed the MOU for Skyline. Dr. Nehal Shukha, Member of the Board of Governors, signed for Gujarat Technological University; Mr. Virkam Goyal, Associate Director, signed for Karnavati University; Dr. Arjav Bavarva, Executive Office of International Affairs, represented RK University; Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director, signed for the School of Petroleum and Technology of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU); and Dr. V.K. Srivastava, Vice-Chancellor, signed for Sankalchand Patel University.

The MOUs featured possible areas of collaboration in research activities, exchange of academic materials, and exchange among students and faculty members. Skyline University expresses it sincere gratitude to  H.E. Vipul - Consul General, Consulate General of  India in Dubai,  and Mr. Pankaj Bodkhe, Consul (Economic and Education) for the opportunity given to host the delegation.



Freshmen Orientation Spring Jan 2020

The Skyline community greeted the freshmen with excitement on their first day at SUC! Vice-Chancellor Prof. Mohammad In’airat; Dean for Student Services Affairs, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh; Dr. Ajith Kumar, Dean for the School of Business; and Dr. Deepak Kalra, Dean for the School of IT welcomed the students, imparted the mission and vision of the university, discussed the rules and policies, and encouraged students to join clubs and committees as it will further develop their skills and prepare them for the professional world.


Eight Consulates Participated at the Skyline 4th Diplomat Cup Cricket Championship

Skyline’s 4th Diplomat Cup Cricket Championship successfully concluded with the Consulate General of India as the winner. The final was played  between Consulate General of India and Consulate General of Pakistan. The participating consulates this year were the consulates of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh, USA, Afghanistan, and the new entrant, Australia.

For four consecutive years, Skyline's University  has been organizing the Diplomat Cup Cricket to bring together various Consulate General offices in the UAE for two days of entertainment, networking, and cultivating camaraderie among diplomats. The event was organized under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and served as a platform to strengthen tie-ups and showcased the spirit of sportsmanship amongst the diplomatic community of various countries in the UAE.

H.E Ahmad Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan; H.E Nalinda Wijerathna, Consul General of Sri Lanka; H.E Mogobo David Magabe, Consul General of South Africa; and H.E Justin Mc Gowan, Australian Commissioner-General joined their respective teams in the game.

H.E Vipul, Consul General of India and H.E Ahmad Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan, H.E Justin Mc Gowan, Australian Commissioner-General graced the awarding ceremony.

Special Awards have been given to the following players:

Best Bowler - Aqib of the Pakistan Consulate

Best Batsman - Sasikanth Sathyaseelan of the Indian Consulate

Man of the Match Final -Rajaram of the Indian Consulate

Player of the Tournament - Sasikanth Sathyaseelan of the Indian Consulate



SUC Welcomes the Spring Semester with a Desert Safari Adventure

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.


Panelist in 6th Energy Meet of Sharjah organized by SEWA

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.

Skyline Toastmasters Club: Never Give Up

It’s a new year and for Skyline Toastmasters Club it’s also a time to get inspired and motivated. On January 14, 2020, the club held its first meeting for the year. With the theme “Never Give Up,” the members shared their stories of hope and inspiration with Head Librarian Mr. Sheikh Maideen as the Toastmaster of the day.

Skyline Toastmasters Club aims to develop members’ public speaking and leadership skills. For more information on meetings and Toastmasters, please contact Ms. Nadine on


HOD Workshop on AI and Leadership

Skyline University College, in collaboration with The Young Vision, hosted the AI and Leadership Workshop for the Heads of the Departments on January 14, 2020. Mr. Ahmed Ameen Ashour of Microsoft Corporation – Gulf conducted a session on Education Technology. Dr. Ajith Kumar of the School of Business gave an interactive discussion on “Leadership” and Dr. Mohammed Afifi gave a talk on “Artificial Intelligence in Education.”