Oct 22, 2019
Vancouver, BC – Langara College and Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) signed an international partnership to encourage and facilitate a long-term working relationship. Cooperation between the two institutions could explore academic training, the exchange of academic materials, collaborative research, and other mutually beneficial activities.
“We are pleased to be working with TU Dublin 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 TU Dublin to advance innovative faculty, staff, and student engagements through initiatives such as our Collaborative On-Line International Learning (COIL) program, international summer schools, and articulations that provide more pathways for student achievement, locally and abroad. With this agreement, we are building the foundation of a long-term relationship that will flourish into the future.”
The agreement comes as Langara College continues to forge partnerships with institutions across Canada and internationally that will provide further opportunities for students and faculty.
“TU Dublin are delighted to be entering into a partnership with Langara College that will be highly influential in improving the student experience in both institutions,” said Dr. Cormac Doran, Head of the Centre for Higher Education Research, Policy, and Practice, TU Dublin. “By working on collaborative projects such as faculty and student mobility, international summer schools, and applied research commercialization, the relationship between us promises to be impactful in the years to come.”
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.
About Technological University Dublin
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) is Ireland’s first Technological University, offering a unique range of programmes and disciplines, with pathways to graduation from foundation and apprenticeship to undergraduate and doctoral levels. TU Dublin is the university where the arts, business, sciences, engineering and technology converge and its 28,500 students and researchers come from all over Ireland and from all parts of the globe.
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