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Better Education                                 UniversiTies: sHArJAH | rAs Al KHAimAH
                                        sHArJAH
        AmeriCAn           Curriculum: USA   overview: American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in
        UniversiTy oF      number of students: 6,002  1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi,
        sHArJAH (AUs)      number of graduates: 981  Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE and Ruler of Sharjah,
        University City of Sharjah  number of faculty: 385  who envisioned the university as a leading educational institution in
        Sharjah            Fees: AED80,000   the Gulf region. American University of Sharjah is an independent,
        06 515 5555                          not-for-profit coeducational institution. Consciously based upon
        infodesk@aus.edu                     American institutions of higher education, AUS is thoroughly
        www.aus.edu                          grounded in Arab culture and is part of a larger process of the
                                             revitalisation of intellectual life in the Middle East. AUS is a leading
                                             comprehensive coeducational university in the Gulf, serving students
                                             from the region and around the world.
        sKyline UniversiTy   Curriculum: USA  overview: Established in 1990, Skyline moved to its current
        College           number of students: On   state-of-the-art campus in the University City of Sharjah
        University City of Sharjah  request  in 2006. Spread across 40 acres of land, the campus can
        Sharjah                              accommodate an abundance of academic and extra-
        06 544 1155                          curricular activities alike. Prospective students can check out
        skylineuniversity.com                the range of under and postgraduate programmes as well as its
                                             English Language Centre and short course options – all of which
                                             follow a US curriculum.


        UniversiTy        Curriculum: UAE    overview: Students can undertake studies at diploma,
                                             bachelor and masters level, and choose from an
                          number of students: 13,500+
        oF sHArJAH        Fees: from AED78,000  array of disciplines, including liberal arts and culture, social
        Sharjah                              sciences, Islamic law, dentistry, medicine, and more. Built upon
        06 558 5000                          Islamic design, the university is made up of 14 colleges and has
        sharjah.ac.ae
                                             theatres, clubs and libraries, and separate residential facilities
                                             for male and female students.
                                    rAs Al KHAimAH
        AmeriCAn          Curriculum: US     overview: The American University of Ras Al Khaimah was
        UniversiTy rAK    number of students: 400+  established in 2009 by His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr
        Al Hudaibah                          Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, to provide high-quality
        Ras Al Khaimah                       American-style education. The accredited programmes offered
        07 2210 500                          are: BS in biotechnology, BS in business administration, BS in
        aurak.ae                             electronics and communications engineering, BS in computer
                                             engineering and an English language programme.




        UniversiTy oF     Curriculum: UK     overview: The University of Bolton has had a successful
        bolTon, ACADemiC                     partnership with WINC RAK since 2008. The programmes
        CenTre                               are available in undergraduate and postgraduate level. The
        Bareraat                             programmes are taught by UK and local tutors the UK link
        Ras Al Khamiah                       tutors from the University of Bolton will also be monitoring
        07 221 1221                          the programmes. The students will also have access to the
        admissions@wincedu.net               university’s online facility such as Moodle.
        www.bolton.ac.uk/acerak


        UniversiTy oF     Curriculum: Indian   overview: Pune’s UAE campus is based in Ras Al Khaimah,
        PUne Al bUrAirAT  number of students: 350+   approximately 80km from Dubai. It offers postgraduate
        Ras Al Khamiah                       programmes, covering financial engineering, management and
        07 233 8489                          science as well as its expanding technology, management and
                                             communication sectors. The university attracts an international
                                             student base.




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