Aug 7, 2019
Vancouver, BC – Langara College and the Instituto del Sur (ISUR) of Arequipa, Peru, have signed an agreement to explore educational opportunities for student, faculty, and research exchanges.
Langara and the Instituto del Sur will create student mobility pathways for career and degree completion in alignment with Langara’s position as Canada’s pathways college. The agreement also provides opportunities for faculty and staff to engage in joint research projects between the institutions.
“We are pleased to be working with ISUR because of our shared values around student and faculty success,” said Dr. Ben Cecil, Langara Provost & Vice-President, Academic and Students. “We are so happy to partner with ISUR to advance innovative faculty, staff, and student engagement through initiatives such as our Collaborative On-Line International Learning (COIL) program.”
ISUR programs include business management, tourism and hospitality, web design and information systems development, and graphic and multimedia design.
About Instituto del Sur
The Instituto del Sur – ‘Institute of the South’ - was founded in 1988 in the city of Arequipa, Peru, with the purpose of creating an environment for quality training for young people in the region and the south of the country. Since then, with more than 30 years of experience, thousands of students have passed through its classrooms, with a current enrolment of approximately 4,000.
About Langara College
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 23,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as 'house of teachings', a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. Langara is celebrating its 49th year on West 49th Avenue with Beyond 49, an integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign to reconnect with alumni, and raise funds for student support and important College initiatives.
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