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Fleming College signs international transfer agreement with Hartpury College


A new transfer agreement will allow students in the School of Health and Wellness the opportunity to complete a degree in the United Kingdom with just one additional year of study.

An agreement was signed last month providing graduates of Fleming’s Recreation and Leisure Services diploma program a new pathway to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Studies at Hartpury College in Gloucester, England. Fleming’s Fitness and Health Promotion diploma program has had a similar agreement in place with Hartpury since 2014.

Under the agreement, Fleming alumni enter a top-up program at Hartpury, which offers a broad range of study options. Students are able to tailor their studies to suit individual interests and career aspirations – whether it’s coaching, teaching, health and fitness, sports development or performance analysis. Upon completing the program, they graduate with their degree.

“An international study experience can be life-changing and enriching,” said Carol Kelsey, Dean of the School of Health and Wellness, Fleming College. “This agreement provides enhanced options for our students in the Recreation and Leisure Services and Fitness and Health Promotion programs to further their studies and complete a degree.”

“We look forward to welcoming students from Fleming College,” said Dr. Christopher Potter, Hartpury University Centre’s Associate Dean of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship. “We have seen growing numbers of students joining us from Ontario diploma programs in recent years, attracted by our outstanding learning environment as well as the opportunity to graduate with an Honours degree in a single academic year.”

For more information on pathways to a degree at Fleming College, visit: https://flemingcollege.ca/education-pathways

About Hartpury University Centre
Hartpury is one of the UK’s leading land-based and sports colleges. The campus covers more than 360 hectares and is located near to Gloucester and Cheltenham. It is the world’s largest equine education facility and regularly wins national titles in rugby, football, netball and golf. Hartpury is an Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England (UWE) and has more than 1,500 students completing foundation degrees, honours degrees and postgraduate qualifications in equine, sport and animal and land studies. The College also has 2,000 students studying A-levels, BTEC Diplomas and short courses.
About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Science, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 68,000 alumni.


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