Six schools competed for the Interschool Debate organized by The Filipino Times and the Philippine Consulate General for Dubai and the Northern Emirates and held at Skyline University College today.
The participating schools include Al Alfiah Filipino Private School, New Filipino Private School, The Philippine School Dubai, United International Private School, as well as two campuses of Far Eastern Private School (Al Shahbah and Al Azra).
The Philippine School, Dubai emerged as the winner and Far Eastern Private School – Al Azra was ranked 2nd. The Interschool Debate showcased the intellectual prowess of students through public speaking.
GULF INTERNATIONAL was declared the champion during the 4th Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Cricket Tournament 2019, which concluded on April 19, 2019 at Skyline Cricket Ground. GULF INTERNATIONAL defeated OMA Emirates by 44 runs. The ending score of the match is GULF INTERNATIONAL - 158/7 and OMA Emirates – 114. Eight corporates from various industries participated in the tournament.
The awarding ceremony was attended by the Director of Student Services Committee Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, Deputy Director for Government Relations, Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, Head of Corporate Affairs, and Mr. Rasheed Khalid. Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Tournament is organized by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin.
Skyline University College is grateful for the participation of all corporates. See you all again at the 5th Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Tournament next year!
Best Bowler: Mohammed Naveed, Gulf International
Best Batsman: Taimoor Ali, Oma Emirates
Best Catch of the Finals: Manpreet Singh, Gulf International
Man of the Match Final: Mohammed Naveed, Gulf International
Man of the Series: Buta Singh Gehri, Gulf International
Employee engagement is one of the keys for a company to achieve company goals. In line with this, the Skyline management regularly organizes events and activities for staff to have time to relax, have fun, and enjoy the spirit of friendship.
The Skyline family spent relaxing days by the sea during the Staff Picnic 2019 which was held from March 27 to March 28 at InterContinental Fujairah Resort. SUC HR Department organized fun games for the employees as well as for their families. There were Tambola games for the staff and dancing competition for the kids. The winners of SUC’s Fitness Challenge were also announced with the 1st prize winner, Mr. Anish Joy from the IR and QA Department, receiving an international trip for two and the runners up winning fitness equipment, gadgets and vouchers as consolation prizes. The employees held a celebration for the March birthday celebrants. They also enjoyed dancing.
SUC HR Department is grateful for all the energetic participation of the faculty, staff, and their respective families.
To raise awareness about the importance of water and also bring to light the water crisis in some parts of the world, Skyline University College (SUC) organized a celebration of UN World Water Day on March 21, 2019 at Al Majaz Park, Event Area, Sharjah.
SUC organized various activities such as poster design, recycling craft, water rationing exercise/water animation, and skit competitions. One of the highlights of the event was when kids pledged to conserve water by making every drop count.
Keeping in mind this year's theme “Leaving No One Behind,” let's all unite to conserve water and promote sustainable consumption of the earth's resources to prevent water scarcity and other environmental crises.
Happy World Water Day!
Join Skyline University College for the World Water Day 2019 celebration at Al Majaz Park, Event Area today at 4:00PM. Skyline has organized events in line this year’s theme “Leaving No One Behind.” Earlier, our judges reviewed all entries for the poster design competition. Winners will be announced later during the event. See you there!
The 4th Skyline Corporate Cup T20 Cricket Tournament has just started and will run until April 19, 2019 at SUC cricket grounds. This year’s edition is composed of eight teams namely: Nielsen Company, Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, Gulf International, Thumbay Group, OMA Emirates, Emirates Driving Institute, Brothers Gas, and National Bank of Fujairah. In the inaugural match, Oma Emirates won against Hamriyah Freezone by 55 runs.
We’re inviting everyone to witness the next match at 7:30PM on March 23 between the Oma Emirates and Brothers Gas.
According to the World Happiness Report for 2018, the UAE holds the first place for the fourth consecutive years in the Happiness index of the Arab world. Its global ranking is 20th among 156 countries. This does not come as a surprise given that the UAE has strategic activities to sustain the happiness of locals and expatriates. One of these activities is the 2019 Happiness Day Event for the employees of the Ministry of Interior. It is organized by Fazaa, a subsidiary of the Social Security Fund, and is being held at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre from March 18 to March 20, 2019. Skyline University College (SUC) supports this event as an education partner. Skyline awards scholarships in both undergraduate and graduate categories to Fazaa card-holders.
On the first day of event, Mr. Bilal Banat, Assistant Manager for Business Development for Skyline, met with Major General Salim Ali Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Resources and Support Services at the Ministry of Interior, Brigadier Nasser Khadem Al Kaabi, Director General of Happiness at the Ministry of Interior, and Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raise, Inspector General of the Ministry of Interior and introduce the programs of SUC.
Skyline University faculty members do more than help students excel academically. They also make an effort in organizing Health and Wellness seminars to encourage students to improve and maintain their health so they can be more productive in their studies.
Earlier today, Dr. Wilson Gachiri, in partnership with Thumbay Hospital, organized a free blood pressure and blood sugar checkup. Students also learned about heart diseases and ways to prevent them through a seminar conducted by Dr. Jayakumar, an Internal Medicine Specialist at Thumbay Hospital.
One day refresher Tour guide program for SCTDA (Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority) Tour Guides was successfully conducted by Skyline University College Sharjah, on March 13, 2019.
The refresher Program covered various topics that could further enhance tourist guides’ knowledge and skills to help them excel in their field and also encourage sustainable tourism in Sharjah.
The topics included , Emerging trends in Tourism, Sharjah culture, heritage, its history, Sharjah attractions, Happines, Innovation and Sustainability related to Tourism.
The program was delivered by Skyline University college faculty members Dr. Amitabh Upadhya, Dr. Osama Ali Thawabeh, Dr. Mohit Vij, and Dr. Kakul Agha. SCTDA representatives Mr. Amani Hadi Al Gteli, Manager - Industry Professional Training Department, SCTDA and Ms. Hessa Eisa Al Mutawa, Executive - Industry Professional Training Department, were present during the training.
To improve employee engagement and inculcate the spirit of teamwork at SUC, the Human Resource Department organized a cricket match for its Happy Hour activity this March 14, 2019.
Skyline University College organizes various activities to get students ready for the tough competition of the professional world. On March 11, 2019, Skyline conducted a CV building and professional grooming workshop for students. Ms. Salin Amanda Luis, a Perception Strategist, and Ms. Kavitha Praveen, a Human Resource Manager, gave workshops on CV building and tips on the proper grooming and maintaining of professional appearance in the workplace.