The Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) is responsible for building long term relationships with corporate establishments for the purpose of integrating the academics and industry for mutual benefit through Knowledge Partnership which get into Memorandum of Understanding and includes the following collaborations: Internships and Placements, Guest Lecture & Technical Visits, Corporate & School (Non – Arab) Scholarship Program, Participation in Management Development Program (MDPs), Local and International Conferences, Schools and Universities Educational Fair, School Career Fair, Curriculum Enhancement, Students Industrial Inputs, Industry Professional Trainings, Panel Discussions and Community Development Immersion. Also, engages in identifying the Industrial Training Needs and Knowledge, Skills & Competencies expected from the student’s employability. The Corporate Affairs Office (CAO) engages with the Top International Universities by signing MoU and Articulation Agreements to promote cooperation in various activities like Faculty and Students Exchange Program, Community Engagement, International Internship, Collaborative Research and Project Works.
The office also includes the Student Events Department who is responsible for creating a vibrant and friendly environment in the university by involving students in extra – curricular and social activities. SUC is marked with numerous public and official events throughout the year to give the students a well – rounded and active lifestyle. The department plans and organizes inter-university and external events allowing students to get exposure and improve their skills. The Student Events Department is also responsible in maintaining an active Clubs & Committees dedicated to the interests of SUC students. The SUC Clubs & Committees aims to provide interest-based both academic and non-academic activities for students to fulfill leadership roles on campus.
Furthermore, the office always believes in the continuous lifelong learning process. With this belief and conviction, it engages the alumni throughout the year by inviting them in various panel discussions, seminars and international conferences, business meet, forums where they can share their views and nurture themselves as future leaders.
- To create brand awareness, knowledge exchange and corporate linkages of SUC among the top 50 globally recognized companies in UAE.
- To provide career services for placement and networking opportunities for skyline university college students and alumni by organizing career fairs and conducting employability surveys for proper feedback .
- To enter into agreements with MOE approved universities by signing MOU’s and articulations for student and faculty exchange, research collaboration.
Please find the link below for career portal.
Link : http://career.skylineuniversity.ac.ae/
To register : http://career.skylineuniversity.ac.ae/signup/
CAO has responsibility in protecting the reputation of the university externally and internally and develop and maintain the University's corporate image reinforcing its positioning in the UAE market through its several activities and engagements held for students, staff and management.
Placement & internship
CAO is responsible for coordinating and implementation of a university-wide systematic, comprehensive, technology driven placement & internship system designed to locate, attract and retain the students. These Services organized by the university through its corporate office, serves for the excellence of its students for their higher education. These services include arranging career fair, career counseling, placement drives, HR Network, CV Building exercises, Mock Interviews, Alumni Engagement Program, Graduate Management Network and University Job Portal Facility on the official website having multiple opportunities. CAO through its collaboration engage students for the possible career opportunities
Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with academic, Government affiliates and Corporates through maintaining good communication and networking. This includes Signing MOU with Corporate Organization, Government Institutes and Academic Institutional Partners in UAE and abroad.
EDPS and BOOT
Assist and promote Boot Camp and Short Courses Programs under Center of Continuous Learning (CCL) and Management Development Program (MDP) to the potential organizations both academic and corporates. These programs are both short term and long term and is primarily serves to enhance professional capability of the individual/group in sustaining market challenges.
Employer and employment surveys
Coordinate and engage with the Quality Assurance Department and Institutional Research Office for conducting and preparing Program Reviews, feedback of syllabus both from academic partners and potential employers of our graduates. Furthermore, it includes feedback of Alumni working in the respective field, feedback of current graduating students for internship and placement opportunities, feedback from employer, companies and institutions where our graduates currently being placed. These all services are done for quality purposes and developing articulation with Universities, maintaining record and for providing feedback mechanism for Internal Management of the University and External stakeholders.
Corporate visits & events participation
Corporate visits and event participation are done regularly to identify main corporate individuals and organizations, determine to partner. This helps to create Jobs and Internship opportunities for the SUC students/graduates to locate themselves in reputable organization both in the UAE and abroad. Moreover, it also helps to communicate University-wide Degree Programs and short courses for the partner organizations.
School career fairs & exhibitions
Promote SUC Programs offered among Non – Arab Schools and summer school locally and internationally markets. Represent SUC for Major Corporate, Industry Events and Education Exhibitions.
New market development
Develop and assist Head – DOMC to new market venture in other countries (India, Pakistan, Africa, Morocco, Turkey etc.).
Articulation & collaboration
CAO will identify university of repute across the globe including Top 200 Universities approved by MOE and explore possibilities to work together for mutual benefit in terms of MOU and Articulation Agreements. This will include student exchange faculty exchange, transfer of credit hours, research collaboration and joint degree programs
Conduct student activities
Conduct CEO Lecture series, Technical Visits, Corporate Guest Lectures, for Both School of Business and School of IT in coordination with the respective Faculty
Key corporate partners
Corporate Affairs Office is imperative in creating a bridge between academia and industry as an opportunity to meet some of the leading exemplary market mavens to capture the essence of the industry, in order to collaborate and connect with them for liaising needs. CAO team visited various organizations for strengthening SUC brand recognition endeavors and for the facilitation of ideas and valuable discussions. As the industry is evolving rapidly, reduce the gap between institutions and industry, and create employment for SUC Students and Alumni. Corporate Affairs Office is coordinating with its partners for CEO Series, Guest lectures, Industry Interaction Seminars, HR Forum, Industry Field Trips, Employment Surveys, Program reviews and Case Study Development.
These are some of the Corporate partners working closely with SUC;
|2||Trading||Corys building materials|
|3||Insurance||Lets plan here|
|5||Trading||Abc international limited|
|9||Corporate services||Parker randall|
|10||Education||Emirates driving institute|
|11||Consultancy||Fes higher education|
|13||Travel and tourism||A &M travels and events|
|14||Corporate services||Hwelett packard enterprise|
|17||Corporate||Bin qutab group and source tactical|
|20||Education||Zhonghua culture and language training|
|21||Corporate||Pakistan association dubai|
|22||Travel and tourism||Al tayyar travel group|
|23||Food and beverage||Dubai refreshment PJSC|
|25||Travel and tourism||Orient tours|
|28||Banking and finance||CBI bank|
|30||Council||Pakistan business council (PBC)|
|31||Corporate||Ahmad algabari chartered accountants|
|32||Corporate||Start up accelerator india|
|38||Corporate||Dubai gold & commodities exchange|
|39||Corporate||Al dobowi group|
|40||Banking and finance||Ajman bank|
|43||Corporate||European marketing & management|
|44||Corporate||IQ fulfillment & robotics|
|45||Corporate||EFS facility management services|
|50||Corporate||Dubai islamic bank|
CAO will identify university of repute across the globe including Top 200 Universities approved by MOE and explore possibilities to work together for mutual benefit in terms of MOU and Articulation Agreements. This will include student exchange faculty exchange, transfer of credit hours, research collaboration and joint degree programs.
Key academic partner universities
These are some of the academic partners working closely with SUC;
Skyline University College strongly believes that it is important to develop collaborations with foreign and local higher education institutions as well as with industry at large. These collaborations provide a platform for our faculty and students to conduct joint research, Student exchange, Faculty Exchange, Short term Certification, Boot camps and transfer of credit hours.
Memoranda of understanding have been signed with national and international institutions which are listed below. These international collaborations engage students and broaden their horizon through exchange programs, summer schools, cultural trips as well as giving them the opportunity to transfer their credits.
|2||Canada||Sheridan college- institute of technology and advance learning|
|4||Cyprus||Eastern mediterranean university|
|5||Ghana||Africa technical university college|
|6||Ghana||University for development studies|
|7||Ghana||Kwame nkumah university of science and technology|
|8||India||Institute of management, nirma university|
|9||India||Jaipuria institute of management|
|10||India||Lovely professional university|
|11||Inda||Kalinga institute of technology|
|12||India||Ifim business school|
|13||Inda||Noida institute of engineering and technology|
|15||India||Firebird institute of research in management|
|16||Ireland||Dublin business school|
|17||Nigeria||Northwest university kano|
|18||Nigeria||Kano state university|
|19||Pakistan||The institute and management sciences|
|21||Philippines||The university of mindanao|
|22||Philippines||Leyte normal university|
|23||Philippines||Ramon magsaysay memorial colleges|
|24||Poland||European univeristy of business|
|25||Switzerland||International management institute|
|26||Russia||Ural federal university|
|27||Bulgaria||Varna university of management|
|28||United Kingdom||The london graduate school|
|29||United Kingdom||Canterbury christ church university|
|30||United States Of America||St. cloud state university|
|31||United States Of America||The university of findlay|
|32||Slovakia||Faculty management, comenius university|
|33||Georgia||Business & technology university|
|34||Slovenia||Ljubljana school of business|
|35||South Africa||University kawazulu natal|
|37||Pakistan||University management technology|
|39||Malaysia||University sains malaysia|
|41||Malaysia||University technology mara|
|42||India||Kirloskar institute of advance management|
|43||India||Jaipuria institute of managementghaziabad|
|44||India||St francis college of hyderabad|
|45||India||Abes business school(1193), ghaziabad.|
|46||India||Bhopal school of social sciences|
|47||India||Garden city university|
|48||India||Ramaya institute of management|
|49||India||School of innovation and management|
|51||Malaysia||University sultan zainul abidin|
|52||Malaysia||University kabasian malaysia|
Corporate Affairs Office is in charge of the following activities:
A. Guest lecture
B. Technical visits
C. Experts/ Judges for the events
F. Students networking
G. Participation in events / Seminars
H. Round table conference
I. Collaborative research projects
J. MOU signed with the corporate
K. MoU signed with Universities
L. Trainings and MDP conducted
M. Alumni activity plan
N. Community engagement initiatives
O. Promotion of professional courses
P. Alumni Guest Lecture Series
Q. CEO Lecture Series
Does Skyline University College provide Summer Internship?
Yes, we do provide Summer Academic Internship as per the request of the Administration Department for students who need it as an Academic Requirement.
When does Student undertake Internship?
The Students can undertake internship in the Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters depending upon when he has taken admission. The undergraduate and graduate students of the School of Business and School of Information Technology students are expected to do internship for a period of 16 weeks.
Does Skyline have onboard recruitment partners?
Yes, The Corporate Affairs office of SUC is associated with a large number of corporate houses that visit the campus for recruitment. Many of them have signed MoUs for various engagements including internship and final placements.
In which companies are the students are placed?
he students of SUC are placed in various sectors like Retail, Hospitality, Finance, Tourism, Banking, Real Estate, Logistics, Information System, Computing and a likes. Companies like Air Arabia, Jacky’s, Johnson Controls, Cozmo Travel, Emirates Bank, Brothers Gas, and many more partake in our internship effort.
Where is the interview held?
The interviews are held mostly on campus and sometimes at the company location. Prior invitation is sent via email is sent and to confirm participation.
Do the students get a stipend during internship?
It depends on the organizations some pay and some do not pay.
Do the students get an opportunity for a pre placement offer?
The internship tenure offers an ideal opportunity for the company to evaluate the caliber and suitability of the student for placement. If the company is convinced about the value addition that the student brings to the company, it may offer a Pre-Placement Offer (PPO) of employment to the student after the completion of the course. Alternately, the company may make a special note to earmark high performing students when they eventually come to the campus for placement.
Does the student get any help for a placement?
Yes, the Corporate Affairs office offers dedicated placement assistance to all students looking for a placement. It regularly conducts career fairs for the current and graduating students and the Alumni.
Can I get more than one placement?
Normally, it is one successful job placement per one student (as other student and/or alumni need to be assist as well). However, if there is a long list of industry requirement for our students and/or alumni, we will consider the same student for another job opportunity.
I am an international student do I get an opportunity for a placement?
Yes. You get an equal opportunity for a placement.
Will I get opportunities to meet employers?
Yes. There are many occasions when students can meet potential recruiters. Corporate Affairs office regularly invites people from the industry for round table conferences, international conferences, guest lectures and business meet. Students can also network by participating in various seminars, summit and global conferences through Skyline University College.
How does SUC prepares its students for the interviews?
Corporate Affairs Office organizes Professional Development & Corporate Training [PDCT] for students of Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior levels. The said Program is aimed at preparing students to meet the industry requirements.The purpose is to make the student more employable so that he can meet the challenges lying ahead in the industry.
How can students benefit from articulation agreements?
Corporate Affairs Office in Skyline University College has established articulation agreements with various Colleges/Universities in Canada, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland, Pakistan etc., which facilitates the faculty and students exchange program. Within the student exchange program students can also opt for international internship, be eligible for international educational tour, and go for a technical visit in a foreign country. Corporate Affairs Department in line with the MOE standards is working to liaison with TOP 200 International Universities approved by the MOE for facilitating Student transfer.
How active is the Alumni Club?
SUC graduates automatically become SUC alumni. The present students of SUC become part of SUC Alumni Club which organizes alumni events and activities on a regular basis in each academic year. The orientation is given to final year students during spring semester informing them about the various benefits of becoming an integral part of SUC Alumni body once they graduate.