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SUC Held a Pocket MBA on AI, Fintech, and Leadership

Disruptive technology and innovations have a positive impact on society by expanding businesses and markets. To make the most of these disruptions, individuals and organizations must embrace changes rather than ignore them. Hence, in the recent Pocket MBA organized by SUC’s Centre for Continuing Learning, experts discussed various disruptive technologies to spread awareness about them and help the young generation prepare for them.

During this one-day refresher course, the Dean for the School of IT, Dr. Deepak Kalra, gave a session on Artificial Intelligence; an expert from AACCA, Ms. Alia Noor, introduced Fintech; and Mr. Nadeem Qureshi Founder & CEO Bizgrow Marketing Management, gave a talk on Conflict and Negotiation. Around 40 enthusiastic students participated in the workshop. Dr. Ajith Kumar Dean School of Business at the end gave the closing remarks and distributed the certificates to the successful participants.

SUC’s Year-Round Breast Cancer Campaign

Breast Cancer awareness should be a year-round campaign. Skyline University College continuously spread awareness about breast cancer as part of its health education advocacy. On that note, SUC faculty member, Dr. Sharon M. Dreisbach recently conducted a workshop on “Breast Cancer: "My 'Own' Responsibility to 'Educate' Myself.” The workshop, which was held at the China Mall in Umm Al Quwain in cooperation with Ms. Daisy G. Calabia of the Face Café, served to educate the participants about cancer, its causes, effects, and ways to handle it.

“We learned a lot about breast cancer, all doubts and fear are gone. We should not give up because of the word cancer,” said the participant Nora Garcia. “Don’t be afraid of cancer, it is curable,” another statement from workshop attendee Mhervz Formers. For Oliver Diego, the workshop helped him learn the “true meaning of family and the intention of our Almighty Creator for testing us in our life.”

The event was made possible with the support of The Visa Center, UNO Premier, I-Connect, Pinoy Ako Air and Sea Cargo LLC.


Eight Consulates Participated at the Skyline 4th Diplomat Cup Cricket Championship

Skyline’s 4th Diplomat Cup Cricket Championship successfully concluded with the Consulate General of India as the winner. The final was played  between Consulate General of India and Consulate General of Pakistan. The participating consulates this year were the consulates of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Bangladesh, USA, Afghanistan, and the new entrant, Australia.

For four consecutive years, Skyline's University  has been organizing the Diplomat Cup Cricket to bring together various Consulate General offices in the UAE for two days of entertainment, networking, and cultivating camaraderie among diplomats. The event was organized under the patronage of the Consulate General of India and served as a platform to strengthen tie-ups and showcased the spirit of sportsmanship amongst the diplomatic community of various countries in the UAE.

H.E Ahmad Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan; H.E Nalinda Wijerathna, Consul General of Sri Lanka; H.E Mogobo David Magabe, Consul General of South Africa; and H.E Justin Mc Gowan, Australian Commissioner-General joined their respective teams in the game.

H.E Vipul, Consul General of India and H.E Ahmad Amjad Ali, Consul General of Pakistan, H.E Justin Mc Gowan, Australian Commissioner-General graced the awarding ceremony.

Special Awards have been given to the following players:

Best Bowler - Aqib of the Pakistan Consulate

Best Batsman - Sasikanth Sathyaseelan of the Indian Consulate

Man of the Match Final -Rajaram of the Indian Consulate

Player of the Tournament - Sasikanth Sathyaseelan of the Indian Consulate



SUC Welcomes the Spring Semester with a Desert Safari Adventure

Skyline University College embraces the new semester with renewed energy and enthusiasm evident in the recent company welcome party organized by the Human Resources Department (HDR). The faculty and staff enjoyed a desert safari adventure which includes dune bashing, camel rides, and Arabian-style dinner. They also witnessed outstanding performances during the belly dance, Tanoura, and fire show.

Over the years, SUC has been organizing a welcome party for employees at the beginning of the semester to motivate them, strengthen their camaraderie, and help them face the new semester with renewed energy and vigor.


Panelist in 6th Energy Meet of Sharjah organized by SEWA

Skyline faculty member Dr. Ramakrishna Yamanandra was a panelist during the 6th Energy Meet of Sharjah organized by SEWA on the topics of challenges faced by the energy sector and future opportunities. During the talk, Dr. Ramakrishna emphasized that there is going to be an unprecedented demand for energy in the future, which can be met by identifying alternative sources of energy by adopting the “Triple Bottom Line Approach” for long-term sustainability.

The “Energy Meet” is an event that brings together executives and entrepreneurs from the government and private sectors along with experts to address the challenges faced by the UAE as it enters a new era of energy optimization and management.

SUC Alumni Fun Day at Sharjah Paintball Park

In line with our goal of strengthening our alumni network, the SUC Alumni Council organizes various activities that allow alumni to reminisce their college life, reconnect, and build new memories together. Recently, Skyline alumni got together and shared a fun day at the Sharjah Paintball Park.


Courtesy Visits to Diplomats

Skyline Vice-Chairman and COEC, Mr. Nitin Anand; Director for Marketing and Communications, Mr. Rakesh Gaur; and Deputy Director for Government and Public Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa met with the diplomats of various countries on December 8 and discussed areas of collaboration, scholarship opportunities, community services, CSR initiatives, and community engagement including workshops for school students. 

SUC executives met Consul General of the Syrian Arab Republic in Dubai, H. E. Abdulghaffar Alghabra and Deputy Consul General H.E. Moutaz Douaji; Deputy Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, H.E. Giyand Chand and Culture Attaché, Ms. Asma Gilani; Deputy Consul General of Sudan in Dubai, H.E. Omar Osheak; and Consul General of the Philippines in Dubai, H.E. Mr. Paul Raymund Cortes.


Skyline Celebrates the 48th UAE National Day

Skyline University College (SUC) celebrated the 48th UAE National Day yesterday, November 27, 2019, at SUC campus. The campus decorated with the UAE flags and balloons was filled with joyful people dancing and singing to the tune of Arabic songs while enjoying freshly cooked traditional sweets. The employees and guests participated eagerly in various activities such as face painting, horse and camel ride, and outdoor games for kids. The guests were also entertained by the brilliant dance performances of the students of Mahila P.G. Mahavidyalaya from Jodhpur, India.  One of the highlights of the event was the ceremonial release of green, black, white and red balloons — the colors of the country’s flag — into the air. The Skyline community, headed by Vice-Chairman, Mr. Nitin Anand and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mohammad In’airat, also welcomed the poet Ali Alkhawar in the event. The UAE National Day celebration was organized by Dr. Nizar Sahawneh and the students of Skyline University College.


Humanities Students Tour

To help students develop their socialization skills and inspire their love of literature and culture, our faculty brought our humanities students to the Sharjah Art Foundation’s Art Book Fair and Sharjah Art Museum where they learned about the publishing and literary culture, and rich history of the emirate.


Mission Slimpossible - Nutritional Talk

SUC’s Fitness Challenge continues!

Today, Skyline’s faculty and staff attended a nutritional talk by ValO’8 and a discussion on wellness delivered by health practitioners at Areej Medical Center.

This talk is one of the series of activities organized by the Sports Department as part of the 5th edition of SUC’s fitness challenge “Mission: Slimpossible," which encourages employees to lead a healthier lifestyle and gives them a chance to win exciting prizes!