Peterborough ON â€“ (October 2, 2019) â€“ Students from Fleming Collegeâ€™s School of Trades and Technology, School of Business and School of Health and Wellness have the opportunity to study in Ireland under a new articulation agreement recently signed with Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT).
The two institutions expanded their relationship to provide degree completion opportunities for Fleming diplomas and advanced diplomas from 11 different programs including:
- Business â€“ Human Resources
- Business Administration
- Business Administration â€“ Marketing
- Construction Engineering Technician
- Culinary Management
- Fitness and Health Promotion
- Hospitality â€“ Hotel and Restaurant Operations
- Recreation and Leisure Services
- Sporting Goods Business
- Tourism â€“ Global Travel
The articulation agreement renews the Sporting Goods Business pathway originally signed in 2016.
â€śWe are very pleased to continue our strong relationship with Limerick Institute of Technology and offer students the ability to work towards a university degree while gaining valuable international life experience,â€ť said Fleming College President Maureen Adamson. â€śThe combination of college and university education assists graduates with their career goals, and provides innovative education, research and real-world experience that prepares students for the evolving labour market.â€ť
The articulation agreement builds on a memorandum of understanding signed between Fleming and LIT in 2016, and a student exchange agreement signed in 2018. For more information about Education Pathways between Fleming College and Limerick Institute of Technology, please visit: https://flemingcollege.ca/education-pathways/limerick-institute-of-technology
About Limerick Institute of Technology
Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institution of higher education in Limerick, Ireland and is one of 14 member institutions of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA). The Institute has campuses in Limerick city, one in both Thurles and Clonmel in County Tipperary and a regional learning centre in Ennis, County Clare. The main campus is located at Moylish Park and houses the Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology and the School of Business and Humanities. The School of Art & Design is located at the Clare Street campus.
LIT has a distinctive approach to Teaching and Learning known as the Active Learning philosophy. Whatever discipline area is offered the core methodology is active and practical; lab work, studio work, case studies, field visits, group assignments and more.
About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.
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