Skyline University College (SUC) signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Jordan Business Council (JBC) on July 10, 2019. The MOU was signed by Mr. Ihsane Al Qatawneh, Chairman of JBC, and Mr. Rakesh Gaur, Director of Marketing and Creative Communications - SUC. The signing was witnessed by JBC board members Mr. Ibrahim Abu Zayed, Mr. Mohammed Alshawabkeh, and Mr. Sameer Qteshat; and SUC Marketing Supervisor Mr. Ali Ababneh.
The MOU highlights the scholarship that SUC will offer to the employees, members of JBC and their families, as well as workshops it will provide to enhance the skills and knowledge of the employees.
Skyline University College enters into a partnership agreement with other organizations as part of its CSR initiatives of delivering quality education to everyone regardless of nationality, gender, and social background.
Skyline University College has established a knowledge partnership agreement with the Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD) made official through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing which happened on July 9, 2019. The MOU was signed by Dr. Faisal Ikram, President of Pakistan Association Dubai, and Mr. Nitin Anand, Executive Director and Chair of Skyline Executive Council in the presence of Mr. Rakesh Gaur, SUC Director of Marketing and Creative Communications, and officials from PAD.
Skyline forms partnerships with various organizations and offers scholarships to their employees as part of its CSR initiatives. The MOU signed with PAD highlights the scholarship that SUC will grant to the employees and members of PAD as well as to their families. It also includes career guidance initiatives and various workshops for the community at large in the field of IT including AI and robotics. The new partnership will see the two parties organize academic and sports activities throughout the year.
Skyline University College establishes strategic partnerships with various organizations and communities to make quality education available to all regardless of the nationality, cultural background, or financial situation.
On that note, Skyline University College forms a knowledge partnership with the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) and Ahmad Al Agbari Chartered Accountants (AAACA), which was made official through an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) signing on July 3, 2019.
The MOU with PBC was signed by Mr. Muhammad Iqbal Dawood, President of PBC, and Mr. Nitin Anand, the Executive Director and the Chair of the Executive Council of SUC. The MOU highlights the scholarship that SUC will provide to the employees of PBC as well as to their families. PBC will provide training and internship opportunities to the students of SUC.
The strategic alliance with AACCA was also made official through an MOU signing which happened on the same day. Mr. Syed Asif Zaman, the managing partner, signed the MOU with Mr. Anand. The MOU aims to provide scholarships to the employees of the organization and to their families as well. This also opens placements and internship opportunities to the students of SUC.
The signing took place at SUC campus and was witnessed by the executives from the three organizations. The MOU was made possible through SUC’s Corporate Affairs Department (CAO).
Skyline University College (SUC) entered a knowledge partnership with GULF FILM L.L.C (trading as NOVO CINEMAS) which was made official through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Novo Head Office on July 2, 2019. Mr. Rakesh Gaur, Director of Marketing and Creative Communications of Skyline University College, and Ms. Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen, CEO of Novo Cinemas, signed the MOU on behalf of their respective companies. The event was witnessed by Mr. Muhammad Rasheed, Head of Corporate Affairs Office and Centre for Continuing Learning of SUC, and Ms. Melissa Jarvinen, Director for Marketing and Sales of Novo Cinemas.
The MOU highlights the scholarship fund that Skyline will give to the employees of Novo Cinemas as well as to their families and also workshops and training opportunities. Novo Cinemas, on the other hand, will offer discount on cinema tickets to Skyline employees, students and Alumni.
Skyline University College has been recognized by IDP IELTS as the Venue of the Year in the Sharjah and Northern Emirates region. Skyline has been presented with a certificate of achievement and a certificate of appreciation for its outstanding contribution to IDP IELTS. Skyline Dean, Prof. Mohammad In’airat and Skyline executives received the awards on behalf of the Skyline community on June 27, 2019.
IELTS is one of the admission requirements of the Ministry of Education's Approved and Accredited Universities in the UAE. Through the years, Skyline University College has been conducting workshops to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exams.
Skyline University College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Palestinian Business Council Dubai and the Northern Emirates on June 13, 2019. The MoU was signed by Mr. Hasan Shath, Deputy Director of Palestine Business Council and Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, Director of Student Affairs. The signing was witnessed by Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, SUC Deputy Director for Government Relations, Mr. Bilal Banat, SUC’s Assistant Manager for Business Development, and Eng. Mahmoud Ghith and Mr. Omar Obaid, members of the Palestine Business Council.
The MoU highlights the scholarships Skyline will give to the employees of Palestinian Business Council, as well as to their families, so they can pursue their higher education in the UAE.
Skyline University College has established strategic partnerships with private and government sectors as part of its goal of providing opportunities for the younger generation so they can pursue higher education.
In line with this, the executives of Skyline University College paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Shifa Al-Omoush, Consul General of Jordan. Skyline made the proposal of allocating scholarship funds so Jordanian nationals in the UAE can pursue higher education in the UAE.
Skyline University College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAMA American Private School. The MoU was signed by Mr. Hassan Sabbah, Director General of SAMA American Private School, and Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, SUC Deputy Director for Government Relations.
The MoU highlights the scholarships Skyline will give to the students of SAMA American Private School so they can pursue their higher education. It also includes the placement and internship opportunities at Skyline, career guidance workshops for the students, as well as workshops for the teachers and staff.
In achieving its goal of providing quality education, Skyline University College has established strategic partnerships with private and government sectors. It strengthens its relationships with these sectors through MoU (Memorandum of Understanding).
In line with this, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, Deputy Director for Government Relations, met with H.E Lieutenant General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, in Abu Dhabi on May 12, 2019 to discuss the allocation of scholarship fund for the employees of the Ministry of Interior to support them in pursuing their higher education and to explore other areas of collaboration between Skyline and the Ministry of Interior.
For academic institutions, establishing partnerships with various organizations is necessary to improve research and innovate teaching methodologies. Skyline University College reaches out to local and international organizations for possible collaborations that could enhance the learning experience Skyline can give to students.
Recently, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, SUC’s Director for Outreach and Accreditation, invited Dr. Jacqueline Tanti-Dougall, Consultant for UN WTO (Valletta – Malta) and Director to the Board of the International Federation of Travel and Tourism Advocates (IFTTA), to discuss Tourism Laws in the UAE and explore areas for cooperation. Dr. Ajith Kumar - Head of Academics, School of Business and Dr. Mohit Vij - Associate Professor also attended the meeting. Skyline presented Dr. Tanti-Dougall a plaque of appreciation.
Dr. Tanti-Dougall is in the UAE on an invitation of the Economics Department of the Government of UAE to draft Tourism Laws for the UAE Federation. She is meeting experts and tourism management organizations of all Emirates as part of her consultancy project for the UAE Federal Government.
Skyline University College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sharjah International Private School. The MoU was signed by Mrs. Sawsan Abdelfatah, School Principal and Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, SUC Deputy Director for Government Relations. The signing was witnessed by Vice Principal, Dr. Hisham Dawood and SUC Assistant Manager for Business Development, Mr. Bilal Banat.
The MoU not only highlights the scholarships Skyline will give to the students of Sharjah International Private School so they can pursue their higher education but also career guidance workshops for the students and also workshops for the staff & teachers as per need analysis.at SUC. Through this partnership, SUC also seeks to provide placement and internship opportunities to the students.
One of the goals of Skyline University is to “give the world Graduates equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the global workplace.” Hence, Skyline faculty members cultivate the spirit of entrepreneurship in students, encourage them to think out of the box, and guide them in their journey to become future job-generators. The university motivates students at every step of the way in their journey to become entrepreneurs by encouraging them to do research works, providing them industry exposures, and assisting them in the conceptualization of startups.
On the 29th of April 2019, during the 7th Undergraduate Research Competition conducted by Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, three BBA students of Skyline University College presented their research papers in “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Category.” These research papers were among the 240 plus shortlisted papers from a total of 750 plus research papers received from all GCC countries.
Ms. Sadaf Mayet, who is taking a BBA program at SUC, presented the paper titled “Investigating the variables that influence developing women entrepreneurship – Empirical evidence from UAE.” She was mentored by faculty members Dr. A. M. Sakkthivel and Dr. Ramakrishna Yanamandra.
Ms. Abida Rahman and Ms. Seema Bashir of the BBA Program presented the research paper titled “Snaptrack – Online Maps.” She was mentored by Dr. Haitham Alzoubi and Dr. Kakul Agha.
Both papers were well received by a distinguished panel of judges and all the other participants from various universities in the GCC countries. The students and mentors received certificates from Abu Dhabi University.
SUC faculty members encourage the students to challenge themselves by participating in various competitions to equip them with knowledge and skills that could help them excel in the business world.
Today, BBA Financial Management students mentored by Dr. Nizar Sahawnesh received awards for the Dubai Financial Market’s (DFM) Stock Game Competition. Nuha Ahmed Mohammed Bin Faisalalshehhi bagged the 1st prize and Yousif Moahmmed Abdel Al Rahman Mubarak Al Hammadi won the 3rd prize. Skyline University was declared the Best Educational Institute - Most number of winners amongst the 30 participating universities.