New pathways allow Fleming College graduates to earn a degree at Royal Roads University

 Royal Roads University (RRU) and Fleming College have signed a new agreement that will allow graduates of three diploma programs at Fleming to complete a degree at RRU.

Hospitality, Tourism – Global Travel, and Recreation and Leisure Services graduates can apply to attend RRU’s Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management while alumni of Hospitality and Tourism – Global Travel can apply to the Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management.

Eligible Fleming graduates who meet all prerequisites can enter directly into third year standing of the honours degree programs, allowing students to graduate with a diploma and a degree in as few as three years.

“Such pathways recognize the valuable education students receive at Fleming College‎ and are a testament to the academic excellence of the College,” said Maxine Mann, Dean of Fleming’s School of Business. “These pathways attract students with a global perspective who will become our next industry leaders.”

“This is an excellent opportunity for Fleming students to achieve a degree in Canada,” added Patti Watson, Coordinator of Fleming’s Tourism – Global Travel program.

“We are pleased to partner with Fleming College,” says Brian White, Director of the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Royal Roads University. “Through the pursuit of a degree at Royal Roads, Fleming graduates will learn from scholar practitioners who are industry leaders, as well as participate in work integrated learning experiences with industry leading organizations. Royal Roads graduates are making a positive impact in the hospitality and tourism industry across Canada and around the world.”

Hospitality, Tourism – Global Travel, and Recreation and Leisure Services are offered at Fleming’s Sutherland Campus in Peterborough. For more information on Fleming’s diploma to degree options, visit flemingcollege.ca/education-pathways.

About Royal Roads University
Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C., a public university established in 1995, offers a progressive model of post-secondary education, delivering applied and professional programs through the faculties of management and social and applied sciences. The university offers its students a unique blended learning experience, combining online and on-campus instruction, as well as full time intensive on-campus instruction in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees, certificates and diplomas. It also offers progressive executive, custom and continuing studies programs. www.royalroads.ca

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 71,000 alumni.

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