2021 Sustainability Institution of the Year - Higher Colleges of Technology - United Arab Emirates
Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) is determined to become an exemplary entrepreneurial higher education institution in the region and worldwide. Our strategy is one of disruption, and this is exemplified by becoming the first economic and creative free zone to enable students to launch and operate their start-ups.
The Digi-Eco-Sustainable Program comprises of strategic initiatives that fall within the HCT 4.0 Institutional Strategy, aligned with UAE's key strategies such as the UAE National Agenda, Dubai 50-year Charter, and UAE Employment Strategy. Enabled by the Future Foresight Strategy, HCT Digi-Campus include digitizing resources, using a digital pedagogy that enables the seamless mix of online and on-site teaching and learning.
Our role has not just been to implement best environmental practices within the academic sector but also to engage, via a solid and supportive leadership, with the broader community in UAE by teaching, educating, informing, and demonstrating sustainability values.
(Digi-Eco-Sustainable = Digital Campus; Eco-Friendly; Sustainable Education)