The Admissions Department was established during the academic year 2010/2011 as an independent and specialized department upon the decision of his highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sharjah.
It is one of six services and support entities under the Deanship of Academic Support Services at the University of Sharjah. The department is considered the students' gateway to academic life, from the point of applying to join the University until receiving their academic degrees.
The Admissions Department has successfully dealt with the steady increase in the University's student population and its development since its establishment. It continuously improves the quantity and quality of its activities throughout its sections in the main campus, Medical Colleges, Khorfakkan, Kalba, and Dhaid offices.
In addition, the "Online Admission" feature has been implemented in line with contemporary requirements and to facilitate the admission procedures for international students.
Admissions department Goals :
Goal 1: Enhance service excellence to applicants, students, parents, internal and external stakeholders.
Goal 2: Attract outstanding students according to the guidance of the Ministry of Education and the university.
Goal 3: Improve the Admission Procedures in accordance with the general admission policy that is acknowledged by the university and complied with the decisions and instructions of the Ministry of Education in UAE.
Goal 4: Oversee student's scholarships and collaborate with the sponsors.
Goal 5: Encourage and promote employee growth and teamwork.
Goal 6: Provide effective communication and collaboration with the University's colleges, departments, governmental and private institutions, and relevant universities both inside UAE and abroad.
- Follow up on the
implementation of the administration's strategic plan to reach the university's
general objectives within a methodology that improves performance at work and
services provided to clients.
- Forming work committees
that promote the spirit of teamwork, develop the services provided, and help
improve workflow in the administration.
- Holding meetings with
universities, organizations, and related institutions, such as (Dubai Police,
the American University of Sharjah, and some scholarship donors) to exchange
experiences and stand up to the latest developments regarding student
admission, the printing of graduate certificates, regulations related to
admission, and discussion of scholarship conditions and procedures.
- Participation in community events
(Flag Day, Martyr's Day, National Day, and the celebration of the Deanship of
Academic Support Services held at the end of the academic year and other events
held inside and outside the university campus).
- Active participation in
international conferences related to the administration's work, such
as the conferences of the Arab Organization for those responsible for
admission and registration in universities in Arab countries and the SunGard
Higher Education - Ellucian Conference in Dubai.
- Participation in the annual
forum for archives in the Arab world and electronic archiving workshops.
- Active participation in the
graduation ceremonies held at the end of each semester.
- Update periodically on the
admissions website to reflect all the developments in the administration
of admission, events, and participation, and what is related to the admission
of new students.
- Enhancing the electronic
orientation in all admission processes and linking admission systems with the
relevant authorities inside and outside the university.
- Holding workshops and
introductory meetings with schools and relevant authorities, participating in
various educational programs, and actively participating in educational fairs
held inside and outside the country and virtual exhibitions to promote the
various university programs, and educating students about the regulations,
conditions, and mechanisms of admission to the university.
The Admissions Department's
administrative structure includes technical staff, specialists, and trainers
who form a team committed to providing the best services through the Department's
four main sections and Scholarship Office:
- Documents and Graduation Certificates Control Section.