Quality Assurance at SUC aims to achieve high quality standards through formulation and review of academic and departmental policies and procedures for fulfilling the University's vision and mission. Quality Assurance also benchmarks its standards with the international standard colleges. Quality assurance of SUC systematically evaluates the effectiveness of all aspects of its operations and academic programs.
Yes, the University has developed a strategic plan which has specific long-term directions in line with the vision, mission and purposes of the University.
The long term plan is the Strategic Plan which is developed for a five year period with specific long-term directions in line with the University's Vision, Mission and Purposes and it focuses on the growth and development of academic and academic support services.
The Short term plan is developed by dividing Strategic Plan into annual plans with specific goals and objectives defined for each operational department.
The Quality Review includes evaluation of the academic and academic support services outcomes on semester and annual basis.
The University has designated a Teaching Effectiveness Committee which is responsible for evaluating the courses through course files submitted by the faculty members at the end of each semester.
The Standards for Licensure and Accreditation (2011), referred to as the Standards, published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE. Click Here for more details.
Industry Experts input and comments are obtained towards improving the content of the course and its delivery during each program review.
The University has an Institutional effectiveness which is an ongoing, integrated and systematic set of processes that includes planning, evaluation and measurement of academic and academic support services carried out during an academic year.
SUC has a well-defined system of data collection which includes Enterprise Resource System for collecting students, faculty and staff data and online feedback systems for collecting the feedbacks from stakeholders of SUC.
SUC uses primary data in the form of surveys, student, faculty and staff records and secondary data in the form market intelligence reports etc.
]The University's efficiency is measured using the assessment tools called as Institutional Effectiveness tools.
The University designates a committee for each Institutional Effectiveness Tool consisting of academic and academic support staff members which will be responsible for the complete implementation of the tool.
The University has developed an institutional effectiveness tool called Program Review which is a process of periodical assessment of its Programs done by a pre-designated committee to review the currency, relevancy and competency of the courses in the curriculum to meet and fulfill the requirements of the industry and businesses.
In SUC, the need for benchmarking is visualized with respect to diversity of student community and teaching community, the National Qualification framework of UAE, the industry requirement and international placements. Currently SUC has adopted standardizing CDPs, nature of assessment tools, quality check of question papers to meet learning outcomes, program learning outcomes linked with the skills and competencies desirable by the industry.
Yes. In order to set higher goals and improve quality of services, SUC adopts the process of benchmarking departmental performances.
The basis of the institution's plan is the Academic calendar which includes the commencement and end of an academic year, commencement and end of a semester, academic activities, co-curricular and extra-curricular events, examination dates, reviews, vacations and inter-semester breaks. It acts as a guideline for all the departments, faculty, staff and students to plan out their activities and execute as per the calendar.
Feedback about a faculty can be provided by completing the Student Academic Feedback Form which is made available on the student portal before the end of every semester.
There are feedback forms available to provide inputs on the various events and activities conducted by the University. These feedback forms are given to the students for providing inputs post completion of the event or activity.
Students can provide their feedback on various services provide by the University by completing the Academic Support Services Feedback form which is made available on the student portal towards the end of every Spring semester.
Yes. In order to be eligible for providing feedback on a faculty or a course, student must have at least 60% attendance in the class. In order to be eligible for providing feedback on a faculty or a course, student must have at least 60% of attendance in the class. For all other feedbacks, only participating students are eligible to provide their feedback.
The catalog provided by the University has complete information on programs offered and course covered under each Program. In addition, you can even find this information on the University Website.
The actions taken by the University based on the feedback provided by the students are conveyed to all the Class Representatives in a meeting who in turn will pass on this information to all the students.