Skyline University College, Sharjah, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and one of the oldest private universities in the United Arab Emirates, has produced more than 7000 graduates over the years guided by its mission of pursuing academic excellence and instilling knowledge, skills, competencies, and value-based education among its students.
On its 27th Graduation Ceremony, more than 300 students representing 25 nationalities have successfully received their BBA and MBA degrees on November 16th, 2017 at the University City Hall, University City of Sharjah, UAE. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation and Member of the Sharjah Executive Council, UAE. Student of the Year was awarded to Saqar Ahmed Ali Omran Al Ali (UAE), Summa Cum Laude in MBA with Emphasis on E-Governance and Dmytro Fedrov (Ukraine), Cum Laude in BBA Major in International Business.
Highlights of the graduation ceremony include six pairs of Emirati siblings who marched together as graduates this year. Sisters Redah Musabeh Nuhail Al Hafri Alktebi and Meraifa Musabeh Nuhail Al Hafri Alktebi were both awarded with MBA Emphasis on Strategic Management & Leadership degrees in which Redah finished as Summa Cum Laude. Another brothers and sisters who completed MBA with Emphasis on Strategic Management & Leadership were Najla Abdalla Khalifa Deemas Alsuwaidi and Ahmed Abdalla Khalifa Deemas Al Suwaidi. It was also worth-noting the four pairs of siblings who graduated in the same bachelor program of BBA Major in International Business namely, sisters Fatima Mohamed Saeed Almalihi Al Ali and Maryam Mohamed Saeed Al Melaihi Alali; sisters Shaikha Salim Khamis Almukhaini Aljneibi and Khuloud Salim Khamis Almukhaini Aljneibi; brothers Anas Mohammed Hussein Farajallah and Mosaab Mohammed H Farajallah; and brothers Abdulla Khaled Mohammed Sharif Al Khoori and Mohammed Khaled Mohammed Sharif Al Khoori.
The ceremony kicked off with the UAE National Anthem followed by the Quran recital by Moaaz Mahmudul Hassan.
Following the conferral of degrees, Mr. Kamal Puri, Founder President of Skyline University College delivered his speech saying, “For 27 years, we have witnessed more than 7000 graduates of Skyline University College. We have produced leaders, directors, managers, and professionals who are taking on the world one fleet at a time. We have seen our alumni commit to the greater good of the society as a vital part of their professional and personal lives. This year, we have launched the School of IT with its first program offered, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Enterprise Computing (BSIT-EC), a fundamental addition to our program offerings. We are also looking forward to introducing a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Program as an annexation to our existing BBA and MBA programs under the School of Business. In the coming years, we are anticipating to produce more graduates from these two programs as we journey towards acquiring a full-fledged university status.”
The prominent guest list of this year’s graduation included ambassadors, consul generals, government officials, VIPs, media, corporate leaders, principals, and counselors from leading schools in the UAE.
Addressing the graduates, SUC Dean, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya told students that all they have acquired in form of knowledge and skills at the university will now be put to test and this is the time to prove themselves worthy of the demands of industry and business for which they have been trained. He advised students to craft a path of success for themselves because a well-planned life is a life that is generative and remains constantly creative, productive, changing, and evolving.
Mr. Nitin Anand, SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council finally presented a memento to H.E. Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qassimi as a gesture of appreciation for his gracious presence followed by a vote of thanks to the Chief Guest and other dignitaries for their sincere participation in the event.
List of Toppers is as follows:
|SUC 27th GRADAUTION CEREMONY TOPPERS OF 2016-2017|
|BBA in Finance||SULTAN HAROON HAROON ZAMAN KHAGGA||MAGNA CUM LAUDE|
|BBA in Information System||JOUDI AMMAR HALWA||CUM LAUDE|
|BBA in Marketing and Retail Management||SHINE PHILIP||MAGNA CUM LAUDE|
|BBA in Public Administration||REEM TAMER ALDANDASHI||–|
|BBA in Travel and Tourism Management||ZEYNEP GASSALOGLO||CUM LAUDE|
|BBA in International Business||AMMAR RASHED MOHAMED OBAID ALBREIKI||MAGNA CUM LAUDE|
|MBA Emphasis on E-Governance||SAQAR AHMED ALI OMRAN AL ALI||SUMMA CUM LAUDE|
|MBA Emphasis on Finance||SUMAYYA ALI MOHAMMED||SUMMA CUM LAUDE|
|MBA Emphasis on Human Resources Management||ZEINA MAZLOUM||MAGNA CUM LAUDE|
|MBA Emphasis on Strategic Management and Leadership||REDAH MUSABEH NUHAIL AL HAFRI ALKTEBI||SUMMA CUM LAUDE|