Skyline University College (SUC) has established a partnership agreement with Commercial Bank International PSC (CBI), which was made official through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing held on July 11, 2019, in Dubai.
The MOU was signed by Mr. Ali Sultan Rakkad Al Amri, the Acting CEO & Chief Wholesale Banking Officer at CBI, and Mr. Nitin Anand, the Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council of SUC. The event was witnessed by the executives and officials of both parties.
Mr Al Amri said: “In line with CBI’s focus on supporting the UAE government’s Emiratization strategy and the Bank’s ‘Banking On People’ ethos, our collaboration with Skyline University demonstrates our commitment to advance young students, especially young Emiratis, in realizing their ambitions, in accordance with the vision of our leadership and our founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.”
The purpose of the MOU is to establish and promote a strategic and cooperative partnership between both parties. Skyline commits to providing scholarships to the employees of CBI, as well as to their families. The MOU also enables both parties to explore opportunities for CBI to support students including; internships, a CBI Senior Executive lecture series, financial literacy education and a business start-up mentoring program.
Skyline will also provide workshops and short courses to CBI so employees can enhance their workplace skills.
SUC forms partnerships with various organizations as part of its CSR initiatives of delivering quality education beyond the boundaries of nationality, religion, social affiliation, gender, and financial status.
The MOU with CBI was made possible by SUC’s Corporate Affairs and CCL Department headed by Mr. Rasheed Khalid.