- Founded: 1989
- Address: Al Nahda 2 – Dubai, UAE (Map)
- Tel: +97142672929
The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) system has approximately 23,000 students and 2,000 staff based on 16 modern, state-of-the-art campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Madinat Zayed, Ras Al Khaimah, Russia. ۔ And Sharjah, the largest institution of higher learning in the UAE. Founded in 1988 by a federal decree, the HCT has developed rapidly, incorporating innovative and workplace, workplace-related teaching and learning methods, based on practical, experimental learning. Has a good reputation.
HCT offers many different, work-related, English-taught programs at various levels in applied media, business, computer information science, engineering technology and science, health sciences and education. All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure that students’ abilities are employment-related and of high standards. Students learn in a technically sophisticated, e-learning environment that encourages the development of independent and lifelong learning skills.
HCT graduates are eagerly looking for employers because they are able to operate effectively in today’s global business environment. Since 1991, its graduates have been awarded more than 70,000 credentials. HCT has established dynamic relationships with UAE companies and organizations and world-renowned universities and organizations.
Our vision is that higher colleges of technology are a highly applied institution of higher learning in empowering generations to contribute to shaping the future of the UAE. Our mission is to equip generations with knowledge, skills and competencies to apply higher education that meets international standards and the future needs of UAE industry and society.
- Creativity & Innovation
- Community Spirit
- Service to Society
In 1985, H.E. UAE University Chancellor Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan has vowed to establish a new post-secondary education system for UAE citizens, emphasizing the notions of productivity, self-determination and excellence. Ms. envisioned a high-quality system that would be used to educate national citizens for professionals and technical professionals in a rapidly developing society.
To fulfill this vision, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCTs) were established in 1988 by Federal Law No. Four colleges started this year. Since then, thirteen additional colleges and the Center of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT) have opened across the UAE to create a system of higher higher colleges of technology.
The Higher College of Technology formed a federal independent educational institution for higher education under Federal Law No. 2 of 1988 and was later reorganized under Federal Law No. 2. 17 of 1998. Under the authority of Federal Law No. 2. 17, HCT holds degrees at the level of Masters, Bachelor and Applied Diploma.
HCT operates a system of 16 separate campuses for male and female students in urban and rural areas across the five UAE. The capital is located in the city of Abu Dhabi.
The HCT is governed by a Governing Council comprising the Chancellor, H.E. Dr. Ahmed Balhool Al-Falsi, who was appointed in April 2018 and who graduated from H.E. Muhammad Imran Al Shamsi, who in turn replaced H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development in April 2013; Vice Chancellor Dr. Abdul Latif Al Shamsi and other qualified and experienced members from various fields in the UAE, who were appointed by the Cabinet on the recommendation of the Chancellor. The Chancellor is the legal representative of the HCT system.
The Deputy Vice Chancellors for Education, Administration, Campus Operations and Strategy and the future Vice-Chancellors have been appointed to head HCT’s Education and Administration Departments, respectively.
Each core program is headed by an executive dean of faculties, who ensures that, on an academic basis, all the courses offered in the respective programs run satisfactorily and allow students to learn as much as possible. Provide experiences. The executive deans work closely with the relevant college directors, who are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the colleges.
Where they work
- Higher Colleges of Technology
- ADNOC Group
- Etihad Airways
- Dubai Electricity & Water Authority – DEWA
- Petroleum Development Oman
- Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
- Emirates NBD
- National Bank of Abu Dhabi
What they do
- Information Technology
- Business Development
- Human Resources
- Leadership: Mohammad Omran Al Shamsi (Chancellor)
- Gender: Girls
- Tel: +97142672929