August 23, 2021
City University College of Ajman is pleased to announce its latest key achievement: The QS Stars™ rating system has certified the College as a 4 Stars institution. This ascent reflects our strength in quality education, research and the extraordinary standard of our teaching and learning.
The QS Intelligence Unit arrived at this Four Stars institution rating through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics as set out in the QS Stars™ methodology. The evaluation was in eight categories for CUCA: teaching, employability, internationalization, academic development, facilities, program length, social responsibility, and inclusiveness. In addition, the process included several indicators in each category, chosen based on global standards and best practices.
The President stated, “With a future aspiration to embark on the QS World University Ranking system, CUCA pursued the QS Star University Rating system. This current evaluation sets the baseline of achievement for CUCA and highlights at least four areas of excellence. CUCA will continue to focus on a data-driven assessment of its performance to maintain and exceed its Four Stars institution rating.”
Dr. Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director of QS World University Ranking visited CUCA to congratulate and present the President with 4 Stars Rating. He stated, “On behalf of UK based QS Quacquarelli Symonds, I am delighted to present City University College of Ajman with their overall QS 4 Stars rating after a rigorous and comprehensive audit of over 50 indicators. It is encouraging to see a young institution feature so well, and also get recognized for its teaching with a 5 Stars in this individual category. This is a testament from the
institution on its commitment to excellence, and keeping students at the heart of its operation. I would like to congratulate the Chairman and the President of the BOT for their strategic direction to CUCA.”
The President further added, “As we strive to serve in academia, such accomplishments help us validate our commitments. We continuously aim to provide a world-class and industry-relevant learning experience for our students through building an innovative and an inclusive community.”
With a demonstrated focus on quality of teaching, curriculum development and student learning, this success is a testament of our commitment to continuously improve and provide quality education. is recognition is an important step in the College’s strategy to strengthen its core values and provide students with a unique learning experience.