The HCT- Sharjah Men’s Colleges (SMC) is one of the two HCT colleges based in the city of Sharjah, and one of seventeen colleges throughout the United Arab Emirates that comprise the Higher Colleges of Technology. The HCT Sharjah Colleges serve the post-secondary educational needs of Sharjah and the two neighboring emirates of Ajman and Umm Al Quwain. The colleges offer a variety of programmes that integrate both academic and practical experience, based on the Learning by Doing educational philosophy, to ensure that students have a successful and rewarding career path. SMC was established in 1998 and is located in Sharjah’s University City.