Library


Oxford University Press visit Madinat Zayed and Ruwais Colleges

Madinat Zayed and Ruwais colleges were pleased to welcome Peggy Alptekin from Oxford University Press (OUP) to both the Madinat Zayed and the Ruwais campuses recently. Ms. Alptekin came to better understand how the Higher Colleges are using iPads in the classroom, ...




Reading Week – publisher’s event for SWC faculty

As part of Reading Week “I Love to Read”, Sharjah Colleges Library invited several publishers to visit SWC, and share their latest publications and catalogues with faculty and staff. Publishers represented were Wiley, Cengage, Taylor & Francis, Pearson, Palgrave and Macmillan ...


British cookbook author visits SWC Liberal Studies students

Rose Prince, British cookbook author and journalist recently visited Sharjah women’s campus as part of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. Rose, in conversation with journalist Liz Thompson, spoke to Year One Liberal Studies students about cooking, publishing and healthy eating. Rose has ...

High School principals visit Abu Dhabi Men’s College

Recently, a group of 20 local High School principals spent a full day learning about the Abu Dhabi Men’s College as they visited the campus and toured the College’s libraries, classes, facilities and more than 25 laboratories. The principals met Dr. Simon Jones, Abu Dhabi ...

RAK Women’s College students love their library

The Ras Al Khaimah Women’s College celebrated Library Week last week with a flurry of activities and events that celebrated the love of literacy. Using the theme “I Love My Library”, the library was honoured to host two guest speakers.  Local ...