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GLOSSARY OF HCT WORDS

Where students engage with a faculty mentor to obtain guidance and assistance in choosing their academic majors as part of their studies at HCT

Commission for Academic Accreditation

where students pursue research on a question or problem of their choice, and produce a substantial paper that reflects an understanding of the topic

Centre of Excellence for Applied Research & Training

Cumulative Grade Point Average

Computer Information Sciences

Deputy Vice President

Delegation of Authority

the Emirates Standardized Test

Engineering Technology & Science

Grade Point Average

A transformative, five-year strategy by HCT to enhance HCT’s services and roles, which are ultimately aimed at enhancing student engagement and success and graduate employability

A educational model implemented by HCT which permits HCT students to obtain academic qualifications, as well as industry relevant certifications and qualifications which will assist them in the workplace

International English Language Testing System

Ministry of higher Education & Scientific Research

Ministry of Education

Memorandum of Understanding

Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratization

Online portal for all HCT students to access information about their courses, campus life, campus facilities and any student-related issues

National Admissions & Placements Office

Program & Curriculum Department

The Determined Ones

Technical Studies Program

Vice President

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