Skyline University College (SUC) was established in the 1990 in Sharjah, a city that has been recognized as a hub for education, culture, and heritage by UNESCO. SUC was established under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, a member of the UAE Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah. H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi has always supported SUC in its pursuit of delivering quality education. SUC believes in responding innovatively and effectively to train human resources and fulfill the educational needs of industries like Aviation, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Information Systems, Marketing, Business Management and Finance sectors, and is, presently, one of the leading universities in the Northern Emirates.
SUC offers various programs in Business and Information Technology through their School of Business and School of Information Technology which are fully approved and accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE), UAE. Under the School of Business, it offers Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Human Resource Management and Psychology, Accounting and Finance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Tourism and Hospitality Management, International Business, and Public Administration. Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is offered with Emphasis on Strategic Management and Leadership, E-Governance, Strategic Human Resource Management, Project Management, Finance, Sustainable Development, International Business and Marketing. Under its School of Information Technology, it offers a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Enterprise Computing program. As part of its progressive approach, SUC looks forward to meeting the future needs of the industry.
The campus is spread over 40-acres of land which is located at the University City of Sharjah. SUC is a well equipped university that caters to its diverse student body by preparing them to meet the demands of the workplace. SUC also prepares its students to meet the challenges of the technological era by acquiring relevant knowledge, skills, and values.
SUC has carved out a name for itself in the academic circles as a provider of business education at a reasonable cost. In our goal to improve the quality of our programs, regular evaluations are carried out by academic boards. IT services are also enhanced and integrated to support effective teaching in classrooms and research work so that the required learning outcomes are met.
To deliver quality education, SUC has engaged fulltime faculty members from different nationalities who
are Ph.D. degree holders and possess the international experience to teach students from multi-cultural
SUC also provides additional learning opportunities and resources by way of a well-equipped library,
computer lab, entrepreneurship lab, and case study centre. Also, SUC enables students to learn from various activities which give them opportunities to apply their knowledge, skills, and competencies by organizing and conducting co-curricular and extra-curricular events.
SUC has a well-developed Student Care Package, which includes advising and feedback mechanism that
help students improve their performance levels continuously. SUC ensures all its international students are aware of the learning environment and the cultural environment of UAE through Student Care Package which caters to new international students (Bridging Program) and students who need assistance (Student Tutorials). The advising system is aimed at guiding individual students in their academic and professional fronts. The continuous student feedback mechanism adopted by SUC helps in understanding the needs of students and serve them better during their campus life.
SUC also has an active Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) that engages industry experts to share their experiences with students in the form of guest lectures, industry visits, and CEO lectures. The CAO assists students in their internship and job placements.
SUC is proud to teach students the required skills, values, and competencies suitable to the industry
demands. It conducts the Professional Skills Development Program (PSDP) in all levels to hone their skills
in communication, analysis, and leadership. PSDP is further reinforced by the Toastmasters Club activities to strengthen students’ communication and leadership skills. Professional Skill development program especially focuses on developing soft skills essential for the students to have a progressive career development to keep them engaged in the overall learning process.
SUC has a Teaching Effectiveness Committee that focuses on improving learning and teaching, and a
Community Services Committee that provides opportunities to serve the community through its various
activities. SUC also has a Research Committee which facilitates research activities among faculty, and enables them to use their research knowledge to teach in classes and promotes research culture in the institution.
The institution has articulation agreements with various colleges/universities in Canada, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, India, and Pakistan, facilitating the exchange of students for further study opportunities. SUC also maintains professional relationships with IATA-UFTAA, General Civil Aviation Authority, Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the World Tourism Organization (WTO), City & Guilds, and CES.