The University of Sharjah was established in 1997 with the aim and vision to contribute to the qualities shared by renowned universities around the world.
The University of Sharjah is the first and only university in the United Arab Emirates which employs the concept of domain clusters, where colleges and similar centers are located in close proximity. This unique feature of the University facilitates the sharing of common resources, such as laboratories and libraries among the colleges. It also allows for students from similar fields to interact and exchange experiences and challenges.
Upon directions from His Highness, The Chancellor of the University of Sharjah called for a meeting with research representatives of all colleges on 26 February 2014 to discuss the current status of research at UoS and how to promote research at the university with the aim of becoming competitive on an international level.
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.
University of Sharjah libraries promote education, learning and research at the highest international level of excellence. University Libraries will contribute to the mission by enhancing the rEngage with members with the communities internally and globallyesearch life cycle and student experience.
The University provides 24-hour medical clinics and ambulance services for students in case of emergencies.
Our spacious campus provides all facilities necessary for comfortable living on campus.The University of Sharjah is a residential university with over 2,000 students living on campus. Students have access to extraordinary campus resources and a wide range of cultural and social activities and opportunities. Everything from food and athletics to healthcare is available within a short walk and at reasonable prices and convenient hours. Our two sports complexes provide facilities for sports of all types, including swimming, tennis and football.
The main campus features two fully-equipped and state-of-the-art sports complexes, (one for men and one for women )which include Olympic-size swimming pools, several multipurpose indoor sports halls, and gymnasiums. The main campus also features a standard-size soccer field together with a running track and outdoor lighting.Sports available at the University include body building, swimming, volleyball, karate, shooting, aerobics, yoga, bowling, table tennis, chess, billiards, tennis, squash, football, snooker, and basketball.Students who excel in athletics may be awarded scholarships to complete their studies.
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All programs are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.