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

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
PRE-3: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type:
Doctoral/Research

Institutional control:
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:

The University of Sharjah was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Ruler of Sharjah, Member of the Supreme Council, and President of UOS. Regardless of its young age, the University of Sharjah is today known for being one of the leading campuses in the UAE. As part of the education district Sharjah University City, the University of Sharjah holds close ties with surrounding educational facilities.
UOS has nearly 15,000 students in a variety of fields of 111 academic programs across multiple academic disciplines, ranging from Sharia and Law to Health Sciences, Medicine, Fine Arts and Design, Engineering, and Communication. UOS also offers a wide range of degree programs at the diploma, BSc/BA, MSc/MA, and Ph.D. levels as well as the Executive MBA (EMBA) program.
UOS employs 653 faculty, 1200 staff and administrators and it is home to over 7000 people, with over 5000 students in dormitories and over 500 faculty, staff, and their families in UOS-provided housing.


Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school Yes Yes
Other professional school with labs or clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) Yes Yes
Museum No No
Satellite campus Yes No
Farm larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Hospital Yes Yes

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

The branches (satellite campuses) and the University hospital are excluded in this application, as they run independently. While the dental hospital has been included.


Additional documentation to support the submission :

The University of Sharjah has two hospitals, one general hospital (University Hospital) and a dental hospital.

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