Sharjah Insitute of Technology fees and general information (2012-2013?)
Registration fee AED 1,650
Grade 10-12 (BTEC National Diploma) annual tuition fees AED 20,000 for expatriate students, AED 4,800 for Emirati students.
BTEC Higher National Diploma annual tuition fees AED 27,000 for expatriate students, AED 7,200 for Emirati students.
Contact details men's campus (0730-1500 Sun to Thu): tel +971-6-5589999, fax +971-6-5589991
Contact details women's campus (0730-1500 Sun to Thu): tel +971-6-5455255, fax +971-6-5455252
SIT Sharjah courses and programs (last updated 15 September 2009)
SIT Foundation Program
BTEC National Diploma (ladies)
Art & Design
Beauty Therapy Science
Health & Social Care
Travel & Tourism
BTEC National Diploma (men)
Electrical & Electronics
BTEC Higher National Diploma (men)
Electrical & Electronics
Sharjah Insitute of Technology management and ownership change
12 Sep 2012 (The National) - Sharjah Institute of Technology management will be taken over by Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI) from 2013, which seems to conflict slightly with a WAM report a month earlier. ADVETI is one of the organisations under the umbrella of ACTVET.
Director of SIT is Hanadi Al Suwaidi. Previously was Malcolm Pickering. Date of change not supplied.
16 Aug 2012 (WAM) - SIT ownership and management transferred from Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) to Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) from 01 September 2012.
07 December 2009
Sharjah Institute of Technology signed partnership agreements with
Pembrokeshire College and Coleg Gwent in Wales for staff and student development and exchanges.
15 September 2009
Sharjah Institute of Technology (SIT) offers Edexcel BTEC vocational training programs at National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) levels.
Course length is usually 1 year for certificates and 2 years for diplomas.
SIT open to expat students for academic year 2009-2010 (announced June 2009), previously entry was restricted to Emirati nationals only (Xpress 05 July 2009).
Deputy Director of SIT is Sayyed Mohammad Sayyed (Sayed Mohammed Sayed?)
SIT operating under the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) umbrella from May 2009 (press release 20 May 2009)
SIT contact details:
SIT call center tel +971-6-5055595, +971-6-5055598, +971-6-5055584
SIT Women's College tel +971-6-5455255, fax +971-6-5455252, reception telephone +971-6-5055580
SIT Men's College tel +971-6-5589999, fax +971-6-5589996, reception telephone +971-6-5055500
Last update 18 September 2012
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