Deputy Vice Chancellor, Campus Operations

Dr. Ali Hasan Al Mansoori

Dr Ali Al Mansoori is the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Campus Operations for the system of 17 HCT campuses throughout the UAE. As such, Dr Ali leads all matters pertaining to the daily operations of the HCT’s male and female campuses, as well as overseeing issues relevant to Student Services and Quality Assurance.

In addition to his position as DVC of Campus Operations, Dr Ali is the Acting Director of the HCT Fujairah Colleges for men and women.

Dr Ali Al Mansoori is a HCT graduate and has held several posts in HCT, being Director of the HCT-Ras Al Khaimah Colleges, Director of External and Government Relations, and Manager of Information Systems.

Dr Ali has been awarded the Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Excellence in two consecutive years and also undertook the prestigious University Presidential Fellowship in the USA.

He holds a PhD from the Leeds University in the UK, Master and Bachelor Degrees from University of Huddersfield in the UK and a Higher Diploma from HCT.


The Academic and Student Services Departments at each of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) campuses adhere to and implement the Vision and Mission of the HCT.
The goals and objectives of the Student Services Department at HCT Central Services are to promote student success by supporting the colleges to:

  • Create and maintain a positive and safe learning environment
  • Offer equitable opportunities to access student support services at the colleges
  • Enhance students’ overall educational experience to achieve their academic and personal goals
  • Establish and maintain active connections with HCT alumni
  • Increase employment rates of HCT graduates


HCT’s male and female campuses in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Madinat Zayed, Ras Al Khaimah, Ruwais and Sharjah provide a diverse range of academic programmes aligned to the UAE’s workforce needs, and which are offered in modern, technologically equipped campuses.