General Academic Requirements Division

Overview

General Academic Requirements Division (GARD) is established with the aim of aligning all relevant programs and activities, for Year-One students and General Studies courses, that aim at enhancing the academic and personal development and growth of students within an integrated and focused student-centered learning environment that will provide a comprehensive array of Innovative programs, resources and services.

The Mission of GARD is to:

  • To enhance and integrate the academic and personal development and growth of  HCT students through development of a student-centered learning environment that will provide a comprehensive array of innovative programs, resources and services.
  • To facilitate the successful transition of new students to their career programs by enhancing student engagement, integrating academic and co-curricular programs, and fostering both independent and lifelong learning.

GARD includes the following sub divisions: General Studies, Arabic & Emirati Studies and Academic Success Program.

Senior Staff

Mr. Rami Hamdan, Director General Academic Requirements
Dr. Georgia Daleure, Dean General Studies
Dr. Mohammad Al Nuaimi, Dean Arabic and Emirati Studies
Dr. Caroline Jenns, Senior Manager English Communications
Mr. Paolo Rossetti, Manager Academic Success Program

Programs Offered

  • Academic Success
  • General Studies
  • Arabic and Emirati Studies

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