• Access and Inclusion Services with Dr. David Banes

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  • AACSB Accreditation

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  • ABET Accreditation

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  • The joint Sharjah - Lubeck PhD program in Molecular Medicine

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  • 2nd Sharjah International Conference on Islamic Economy

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  • 3rd International Conference on Arab’s and Muslim’s History of Science

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  • Sharjah 1st International Conference for Persons with Disabilities

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Overview
Community Cooperation Office is the primary point of contact between the University and the Community (individuals and organizations). It has a key role in seeking cooperation with community's various sectors with the aim of promoting research initiatives, attracting scholarship providers and funding research projects and student activities ending up with maintained, systematic partnerships with sponsors for the University's activities and events.

The office reports to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs. It attracts a number of study grants and scholarships under employment obligations from different companies, institutions and governmental departments as per conditions and benefits stipulated by donors subject to the University's admission regulations.  It is worth mentioning that most of these grants cover the tuition fees. Some study grants include, in addition to the tuition, one or more of the following benefits: residence at the University's dormitory, commuting expenses, travel tickets, training, personal expenses, etc.

Most of these scholarships are merit-based; they are awarded to students based upon academic achievement. The University, as well, grant tuition discount for academic excellence in all educational programs. The office has extended its range of activities to include securing financial aids for students who have financial problems and cannot pay tuitions. Such subsidies are obtained from companies, institutions, charities and businesspersons and are granted as per specific criteria.