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Colleges and Universities: Partners in Education

Social Work PRogram Specialized for Northern Communities

Social Work PRogram Specialized for Northern Communities

The University of Regina’s Certificate of Social Work program delivered at Aurora College is focused on local social issues, cultural groups, and delivery systems which makes a positive contribution to the educational and professional development of Canada’s northern population.

Quebec Institutions Explore Universal Design for Learning

Quebec Institutions Explore Universal Design for Learning

Cégep du Vieux Montréal, Cégep Marie-Victorin and Collège Montmorency have partnered with l’Université du Québec à Montréal and l’Université de Montréal to support teachers in responding to the needs of students with disabilities. This research project offers broad educational solutions rather than responses to individual needs.

A Fast Start to Successful Entrepreneurship

A Fast Start to Successful Entrepreneurship

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), in conjunction with Durham College, Fleming College and Trent University have launched FastStart, an entrepreneurial training partnership designed to increase the entrepreneurship skills and awareness of university and college students.

Helping People with Disabilities Access Training for High-demand Jobs

Helping People with Disabilities Access Training for High-demand Jobs

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) and University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) created a training program designed shift away from an accommodation model to  educate staff and faculty about how disabilities have an impact on learning, and the benefits of curriculums with universal design principles.

A Focus on Community Economic Development

A Focus on Community Economic Development

Cape Breton University’s MBA in Community Economic Development is being delivered at Centennial College in Scarborough. Centennial’s Signature Learning Experience and the MBA program offer students an experience that advances both community and global socioeconomic goals.

Businesses Find a Home on Alberta Campuses

Businesses Find a Home on Alberta Campuses

The Kinetica Innovation Centre, located in SAIT Polytechnic’s Applied Research and Innovation Services area, in partnership with the University of Calgary, helps high-tech start-up companies develop innovative solutions for the energy sector while engaging students in industry-relevant projects.

MEd Program Focused on Regional Leadership

MEd Program Focused on Regional Leadership

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Masters of Education program, offered on the Grande Prairie Regional College campus, is focused on educational leadership in a northern and rural environment.

Giving Nova Scotia Students an Opportunity to Study Close to Home

Giving Nova Scotia Students an Opportunity to Study Close to Home

Nova Scotia Community College and Mount Saint Vincent University have articulation agreements that allow students across Nova Scotia to begin their post-secondary education close to home with lots of support at one of the many NSCC campuses across the province and to then complete a university degree in Halifax.

One-of-a-kind Masters Program in Ecological Restoration

One-of-a-kind Masters Program in Ecological Restoration

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and Simon Fraser University (SFU) are delivering Canada’s first master’s program in Ecological Restoration, combining BCIT’s technical and experiential knowledge with SFU’S basic science and community engagement expertise to restore damaged ecosystems.

Developing Drone Technology on BC Campuses

Developing Drone Technology on BC Campuses

Camosun College‘s Technology Access Centre (CTAC) and University of Victoria‘s Centre of Aerospace Research (CfAR) collaborate on the development of unmanned aerial vehicles through engineering design, prototyping and manufacturing and student test flights of newly developed prototypes.

Collaboration by Design

Collaboration by Design

Canadore College and Nipissing University have a long-standing tradition of collaboration and constantly work together to share resources, ideas and talent. (The main college campus of both institutions is shared and includes jointly occupied and shared space, the delivery of joint services such as Security, Health Services, the Library, Facilities Resources, Campus Bookstore and a shared gymnasium. The trust and collaboration required to make this happen is significant as are the benefits to both partners.)