Turku University of Applied Sciences signs student exchange agreement with Fleming College

Peterborough ON – (October 25, 2018) – Students from Fleming College’s School of Business have the opportunity to study in Finland under a new exchange agreement recently signed with Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS).

Up to five eligible students from each institution can take part in an exchange annually, and the students can spend up to one academic year at the partner institution.

The agreement applies to the Business Administration and Business Administration – Marketing programs at Fleming. At TUAS, the agreement applies to the Industrial Management and Engineering Bachelor of Engineering, and four Business Administration Bachelors of Business Administration – Professional Sales, Business Logistics, International Business, and Business.

“Opportunities to study abroad are enriching for our students, allowing them to experience different cultures and business practices and gain an international outlook, which is imperative in today’s connected, global economy,” said Maxine Mann, Dean of Fleming College’s School of Business and School of Trades and Technology. “We also look forward to receiving students from Turku University of Applied Sciences here at Fleming College. While they will be here to learn from us, we believe there is also much to learn from their perspective as they will further contribute to the diversity of voices in our classrooms.”

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 Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 6,200 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 74,000 alumni.

About Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS)

Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) is an inspiring community of 10,000 members – an innovative and multidisciplinary higher education institution, which creates international competitiveness and well-being for Southwest Finland. TUAS offers bachelor and master level degrees in e.g. Business Administration, Engineering, Health Care, and Culture and Arts. Studies at TUAS are working life oriented, combining theoretical studies with professional skills. At the core of the teaching is Innovation Pedagogy, a new approach to learning developed at TUAS. Innovation Pedagogy emphasizes the viewpoints of RDI and working life, making graduates independently minded professionals with excellent international and communication skills. For further information, please visit www.tuas.fi

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