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Sharjah University City
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University City is an educational complex in the Al Juraina district of the city of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), founded in 1997. It is located along the southeast outskirts of the city, 7 miles (11.5 kilometers) from the city's center between Al Dhaid Road and Maliha Road near the Sharjah International Airport and Al Falah Camp. It covers an area of over 1,600 acres (6.5 square kilometers), with landscaped terrain and contains campuses for the American University of Sharjah (AUS), University of Sharjah (a.k.a. Sharjah University), the Sharjah Higher College of Technology (HCT) for Men (a.k.a. Sharjah Men's College), and the Sharjah Higher College of Technology (HCT) for Women (a.k.a. Sharjah Women's College).

University City Sharjah also encompasses the Skyline College, Sharjah Teaching Hospital, Sharjah Police Academy, Research and Studies Center, University City Hall and Sharjah Library. The University City Hall is located on the western side of the complex, built over 4 thousand square meters (44 thousand square feet) with seating for 1,800 people and parking space for 1,200 cars. The Sharjah Library is located next to University City Hall, covering an area of 20 thousand square meters (215 thousand square feet), and able to accommodate 549 people at a time. The public library is open daily from 8am to 8pm, 6 days a week from Saturday to Thursday and contains more than 300 thousand books, categorized into library halls for media, theater, management, education, arts, sports, engineering, poetry, computer science, and more. The library also offers photocopy and internet facilities.

University City of Sharjah contains a wide range of amenities including student dormitories, staff accommodations, sport facilities (soccer fields, swimming pools), banks (Sharjah Islamic Bank), student lounges/centers, fast food restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Burger King), and mosques.

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