We have a wide range of
restaurants, food courts and
coffee shops on campus
that provide healthy food at
reasonable prices. The food
courts are located in spacious
areas where students can
socialize as well as enjoy
Restaurant services are
available both during the
day for commuting students and late into the evening for
those living on campus in the
dormitories. Delivery of meals
from restaurants and cafeterias
off campus is also available.
The University provides 24-hour
medical clinics and ambulance
services for students in case of
HAIR & BEAUTY SALONS
Barber shops and hair salons
on campus offer convenience to
students with separate facilities
for men and women.
The University provides a wide
range of entertainment and
social activities. Recent cultural
events and activities include
the celebration of the 42nd
UAE National Day, student trips
to Spain and Turkey, theatre
productions and plays written
and directed by students, and
concerts and festivals as well as
Wildlife, Biodiversity and Cancer
SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCE CENTER
The Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) has
endeavored, since its establishment in 1979, to realize
the vision and directives of His Highness, Ruler of Sharjah,
in cooperation and coordination with various relevant
authorities.The SCHS has made every effort to realize the vision
of being a leading institution in the support, care and
enablement of disabled students in the United Arab Emirates
and Arab nation. It has also been fully committed, through
its it mission and collaborations, to limit the causes that
lead to various special needs through promoting early intervention, social awareness, and providing support and care for special needs
individuals through education, preparation, and employment opportunities so they
may participate and perform independently in their communities.
Cooperation between SCHS and other institutions has been very productive with
the University of Sharjah being one of its most successful partnerships. This
cooperation has resulted in a number of positive accomplishments, the most
important of which may be considered the establishment of Resource Center
for Students With Disabilities at the University. SCHS will continue to exert all
of its efforts to continuously upgrade the Center in accordance with the latest
developments and best practices in this field around the world for the welfare of our
society and in the best interest of disable students.
The Center aims to realize the full integration of special needs students at UOS and
consequently achieve equality between them and other students at the University through
offering academic and classroom opportunities, extra-curricular activities for all, and
equal opportunities to obtain higher degrees.
The Center and those in charge of the Center seek to create an attractive and wellsuited
environment for disabled students to enable them to fully integrate with other
students at the University of Sharjah.
Jameela bint Mohammed Al Qasimi,
Director General of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services
STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER
The Student Success Center offers academic support and social
guidance to help students with various acadamic and social
issues. It also aims at developing all aspects of the student's
personality through helping students acquire certain skills to
facilitate learning at the University.
The Center focuses on developing an independent and balanced
personality so that students are able to cope with various life
situations. The Center offers its services through two dedicated
offices: the Student Support Office and the Personal and Social
The University provides accommodation in a safe and friendly
atmosphere, conducive to academic achievement.
Student accommodations are located on campus in close
proximity to the University classrooms. Each dormitory includes
a lounge area, large kitchen, multi-purpose activity room, TV
lounge, study hall, computer labs, convenience store and laundry
and dry-cleaning facilities. All dorms offer free wireless highspeed
Internet (WIFI) to students.
Visitors are welcome during visiting hours and experienced
supervisors are on hand at all times to assist and to help
maintain a comfortable atmosphere for all residents.
CHILD CARE SERVICES
We provide child care services to faculty and administrative staff.
Our Child Care Center is managed by highly qualified individuals
so that children receive proper care and attention under the
Children receive health, physical and educational
care, consistent with Islamic customs and traditions
from professionals in the field.
In conjunction with the Sharjah public transportation
system, the University provides free transportation
in air-conditioned shuttle buses to all students
traveling from various districts and locations in
Sharjah to the University. Also the University provides
a variety of transportation services for students,
including transportation using golf carts and buses
to get around campus. Students will also find plenty
of on-campus parking.
The University is well connected by excellent roads to
downtown Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Students
on campus have the opportunity to enjoy weekly
shopping trips to the Dubai Mall.