Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.21
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date May 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Sharjah electricity & water authority (SEWA)

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

Conduct research projects that are beneficial for both institutions about water, energy and sustainability.

https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Research/RISE/Pages/Collaboration-with-Sharjah-Electricity-and-Water-Authority-(SEWA).aspx?ControlMode=Edit&DisplayMode=Design


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Social Services Department (Sharjah)

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

The Social Services Department is a local government institution affiliated with the government of the Emirate of Sharjah. The department was established on August 1984, 22 AD, but its actual appearance dates back to November 1995, 9 when the Emiri Decree No. (1995) of XNUMX was issued. Social Affairs is part of the government of Sharjah, and a fundamental supplement to its efforts in the humanitarian community. The department is specialized in providing monthly social assistance to eligible people, establishing shelters for those who lose social welfare, and providing home care and protection services for the vulnerable

Department services

Social Security - Social Care and Protection - Community Service

Social security services

Social security is provided to support and enable needy families with low incomes to reach them to an adequate standard of living, enabling them to live in dignity and independence

Welfare and social protection

The department works through its concerned departments to contain, care and protect the disadvantaged through accommodation services provided to the social welfare inspectors of all age groups.

Community Service

The department contributes, through community service, to the organization of the social service sector in the emirate and working to raise the level of awareness, social education, and volunteer work for all members

Link: https://sssd.shj.ae/en/news/2122


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Collaboration-with-Sharjah-Research-Academy-(SRA)-and-Sharjah-Municipality

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):

Water Research Projects

Project 1: Assessment of water consumption patterns for various purposes and methods and techniques of rationalization of consumption

Project 2: Assessment of Groundwater in Sharjah using GIS and Remote Sensing

Project 3: Grey-water Reuse Policies and Practice in the City of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Project 4: Inspection of water systems and certification of their performance


Sustainable and Renewable Energy Research Projects

Project 1: Solar Powered Air Conditioning System

Project 2: Hybrid Solar PV – Thermal System

Project 3: Demand Side Management Using Stand – Alone Hybrid Power Systems

Project 4: Examination of the power systems and the certification of their performance

https://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Research/RISE/Pages/Collaboration-with-Sharjah-Electricity-and-Water-Authority-(SEWA).aspx?ControlMode=Edit&DisplayMode=Design


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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