Western International College (WINC) is the Non-Academic Infrastructure Provider to the University of Bolton & its Academic Centre in Ras Al Khaimah. Western International College & the University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah are all part of the same educational institution operational in Ras Al Khaimah since 2008.University of Bolton, Academic Centre -Ras Al Khaimah, UAE is a part of the multinational Knowledgucate Group of Institutions, headquartered in UAE. Knowledgucate owns and operates a chain of playschools, K-12 schools, Pre University Colleges, Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree colleges as well as a University in India. It also owns and operates educational institutions in UAE and the United Kingdom besides offering programmes in the Online space.
The University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah was first established in 2008 and is licensed by the Government of Ras Al Khaimah. We offer Undergraduate and Post Graduate degree programs in several disciplines.
The Academic Centre specialises in areas such as; Accounting, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Business Management, Law, Psychology and Computing. Students from various academic backgrounds and levels can join the University of Bolton, Academic Centre as a means to earn their Undergraduate and Post Graduate degrees. The Academic Centre is located in a purpose built facility which is just part of our commitment to offering the best possible experience for students. All Academic programs are housed together in this campus alongside the foundation programmes which we offer as an approved entry route onto the University of Bolton Programmes.
The University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah is the first institution to seek & secure an operating license from the RAKEZ which has a newly established licensing regime including a comprehensive quality assurance process that all academic institutions within the Emirate now must work to comply with. Western International College (WINC) proudly, were the first institution to be granted this license.
The Academic Centre operates out of a 42,000 square foot facility houses classrooms, lecture halls, office space, a library and engineering and computing laboratories. In addition our students have access to a variety of curricular & extra-curricular facilities at the campus through the long established and active Student Council. Also available are student residences providing quality accommodation and services at a reasonable price, right on site.
Message from the CEO
As CEO and Chairman of Western International College and the Knowledgucate Group of Institutions which own and operate a chain of educational institutions from Playschools to schools, colleges and Universities in India, UAE, and the United Kingdom, I am delighted to be part of the continuing growth story of Western International College (WINC), home to the University of Bolton Academic Centre – Ras al Khaimah (UOBRAK).
Our vision is to make UOBRAK at WINC the destination for the Best value British Education in the UAE and across the Middle East. UOBRAK has been set up with the express purpose of providing quality learning opportunities without the time & cost penalties of traveling to the UK.
It is heartening to report that UOBRAK continues to innovate, win accolades and foster strong linkages with industry all of which benefit our students and we do hope to continue with these practices with the pledge to maintain affordability through time.
Dr. Sudhir Kartha
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Western International College and Knowledgucate Group of Institutions