Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 40.37
Liaison Raafat Kabbara
Submission Date Nov. 15, 2022

STARS v2.2

Higher Colleges of Technology
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.39 / 5.00 Raafat Kabbara
Assistant Manager - Facilities Management
General Services
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
24,766

Number of students engaged in community service:
10,755

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
43.43

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
420,781

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student:
16.99

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

The ATAA’ Employee Volunteering System was announced and launched on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020. It was developed internally via an in-house Oracle-based application development that functions as a system that captures volunteering activities done by HCT staff of both the Administrative & Academic cadres. Employee Volunteering is also one of the eligibility criteria for the awarding of ratings 4 & 5 at HCT’s Performance Management System (PMS).


Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
Yes

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
10,464

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

Student count and volunteering hours were taken for 2021.

HCT's student volunteering program is compulsory for all students to graduate and they can take it throughout their study years.

Diploma students need to complete 50 volunteering hours.
Bachelor's students need to complete 100 volunteering hours.

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