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The Sharjah future sky pod station in the final CFAD graduation project at the University of Sharjah

[04.05.2022]

uSky Transport continuously and actively develops cooperation with educational institutions. Earlier, uSky Transport has already shared its experience and background with students from the Master of Global Business class and Global MBA student groups from SP Jain School of Global Management, Dubai, and the University of Tunis Carthage, the Republic of Tunisia.


Recently, uSky Transport engineer has been invited to take a part in the final graduation projects jury comprised of highly qualified professors and academics who were to evaluate the final projects of students in the Interior Architecture and Design program at The College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Sharjah.


The College of Fine Arts and Design strives to provide students with outstanding education and knowledge in the field of fine arts and design while adhering to the highest standards of pedagogy and production in such areas as fine arts, interior architecture, graphics and multimedia, and fashion design.


Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri, Lecturer, B.Sc. Architectural Engineering and M.Sc. Sustainable Design Building Environment, had approached uSky Transport with a request to use one of the future uSky station projects as a student’s graduation project for the 2021–2022 academic year, which became the subject of student Mohamed Ameerudheen’s project.

Eng. Oleg Khilko, uSky Transport and Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri at the entrance to the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Sharjah
Eng. Oleg Khilko, uSky Transport and Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri at the entrance to the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Sharjah

The core idea of the graduation projects this year was the improvement of the social sphere of a hometown. The students’ projects covered facilities of medical, health, and educational institutions, spaces for people of determination, e.g. hearing impaired, playgrounds, and a rehabilitation centre, as well as uSky station project aimed to provide safe mobility to all the population within a sustainable and environmentally friendly transport system.

“Exhibition Space”. Project: The Sharjah Future Sky Pod Station / Graduation Project 2021-2022, Student: Mohamed Ameerudheen, Supervisor: Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri
“Exhibition Space”. Project: The Sharjah Future Sky Pod Station / Graduation Project 2021-2022, Student: Mohamed Ameerudheen, Supervisor: Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri

The project covered a variety of social and design goals:

  • Well functioned spaces fulfilling even urgent and private needs,

  • Finely circulated areas causing no distractions to users,

  • Private areas for the needed,

  • Attracting the drivers and public transport users to follow a path towards a new sustainable and eco-friendly transit system by creating a finely designed station,

  • Designing a well-facilitated station for the public and implementing universal design,

  • Creative interior for better attraction,

  • Universal design implemented spaces for the passengers,

  • To provide a better environment for the end-users with most the attractive experience,

  • Improving the station’s interior thereby encouraging the passengers to cross the threshold of the station.

“Waiting Space” with SRTI Park view. Project: The Sharjah Future Sky Pod Station / Graduation Project 2021-2022, Student: Mohamed Ameerudheen, Supervisor: Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri
“Waiting Space” with SRTI Park view. Project: The Sharjah Future Sky Pod Station / Graduation Project 2021-2022, Student: Mohamed Ameerudheen, Supervisor: Ms. Nadia Rashid Al Badri

All the jury members including the representative of uSky Transport highly appreciated the level of elaboration of the graduation project “The Sharjah Future Sky Pod Station”.


In a friendly environment, Dr. Nadia M. Alhasani, Professor and Dean of the College of Fine Arts & Design at the University of Sharjah handed over certificates of appreciation to uSky Transport representative and other members of the panel.

Dr. Nadia M. Alhasani, Professor and Dean of the College of Fine Arts & Design at the University of Sharjah handing over certificate of appreciation to uSky Transport engineer
Dr. Nadia M. Alhasani, Professor and Dean of the College of Fine Arts & Design at the University of Sharjah handing over certificate of appreciation to uSky Transport engineer

Dr. Nadia M. Alhasani expressed her gratitude to uSky Transport for the involvement and expressed her hope for further cooperation in the scientific field. In its turn, uSky Transport is thankful to the College of Fine Arts & Design at the University of Sharjah for putting their trust and readiness to develop further efficient relations.

Commemorative photo of all jury members within the walls of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Sharjah
Commemorative photo of all jury members within the walls of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Sharjah