Fatima College of Health Sciences
Fatima College of Health Sciences (FCHS) is an educational entity governed by the Institute of Applied Technology (IAT). Founded in 2006, FCHS has become established as a leading health education provider in the UAE.
The College has a number of valuable international agreements to ensure the quality of its educational programs. Moreover, the programs offered by FCHS are accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
IAT educational system is mandated to develop the knowledge and skills that will help the workforce become more flexible and responsive to the needs of local workforce markets, while enabling the UAE economy to compete globally. IAT's additional contractual obligation is to young Emiratis, every student attending our learning campuses will be afforded the opportunity to prepare for their future career by participating in a personalized work-integrated learning process and programs that are student-centered, surrounded by supportive services, and is driven by intellectual rigor.
As the Institute of Applied Technology continues to grow the UAE's knowledge economy, students are encouraged to explore FCHS and to embrace the opportunities offered for an exciting and rewarding career within health.
The Fatima College of Health Sciences is a growing College. To meet the needs of our continued expansion we are currently seeking dedicated and enthusiastic professionals to join our team.
To be the leading provider of health sciences education and research in the region
Offer flexible, dynamic, and culturally sensitive curricula that foster student-centered learning and provide skillful and ethical healthcare graduates
Conduct clinically relevant health research that promotes innovation, creativity, critical thinking and industrial impact
Promote services that empower the population to make informed health decisions
The FCHS purpose-built classrooms, simulation labs, laboratories and libraries are fully equipped with the latest technology and equipment. Wireless technologies, online learning, videoconferencing, computer labs, smart-boards and the internet are just some of the technologies in place at the FCHS to enhance student learning.
Contemporary libraries offer students an extensive range of research materials and other resources to complement classroom instruction. Gymnasiums and other recreational facilities have been purpose-built to enrich our students’ social experience through a range of extracurricular activities.
Technology Use & Wireless Campuses
FCHS in keeping pace with technology by providing the best access to the latest technology. Every FCHS campus and classrooms offers a high speed wireless environment with optimal speed and stability, which provides students and staff with the flexibility to access the Internet, email and other network applications without the restriction of cables or wires. Students are also allowed to bring their own portable devices to be registered to the campus network for free use of internet resources.
Consistent with the FCHS missions, technology resources aim to deliver programs of the highest quality which enables students to successfully cope and perform in a highly complex technological world.
FCHS campuses have "Technology Acceptable Use Policy" which all student are expected to adhere to and participate in a learning environment which respects the culture and traditions of the United Arab Emirates.
Students in breach of "Technology Acceptable Policy" may be subject to disciplinary action which may range from suspension of computer and network privilege to suspension or dismissal from the college.
Each campus offers a cafeteria for students’ meals and snacks during the day. Every effort is made to ensure that meals are healthy, nutritious, satisfying and affordable. Food may only be consumed in the College Cafeteria , designated areas and outside patio areas.
Students are not allowed to bring food into the college with exception to some special circumstances if prior approval is obtained. Students may bring in birthday cakes if prior permission is granted from Student Services.
Food and drink are strictly prohibited inside classrooms, prayer rooms, libraries and laboratories.
Safety and Security
FCHS recognizes the need to ensure that all students are properly safeguarded while in the college. Students interact with faculty, staff, visitors and other students on a daily basis. All the campuses are secured with boundary walls and access controlled security gates. Security staff allow only those who are authorized to enter the campuses.
Staff and students receive an identification card upon joining the college and must wear them at all times. Student and staff vehicles are only allowed if display the correct college sticker.
Students wishing to leave during class time are expected to obtain appropriate permission from Student Services. Security officers have the right to prevent female students from leaving the college without permission, and to carry out random checks on student and staff vehicles.
The FCHS’s security officers are appointed for the safety of the staff and students of the colleges, and should be treated with proper respect.
FCHS events and activities are enjoyable and integral part of college life. Students are encouraged to actively take part in all college extra-curricular activities and events. Annual college events include are not limited to National Day Celebration, Health and Fitness Fun Exhibition, Al Najah Exhibition, Skills4Life, and Graduation Ceremonies.
FCHS offers Extra-curricular activities to provide opportunities for student growth and development, help students develop interests and enhance hobbies, and provide opportunities for social interaction.
These activates may include but are not limited to:
Foreign language classes