Saturday snaptshots: Sharjah University City
It is widely acknowledged as the seat of learning — Sharjah University City in Sharjah, founded in 1997 and located to the east of the city in Al Mowaileh area. Sharjah is one of the important learning centres in the Middle East. Sharjah University City is the multi-dimensional education system with a wide and varied network of schools, colleges and institutions for further education. It comprises several magnificent buildings set with beautifully landscaped grounds. The campus is known for its Islamic architecture.
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