AB institutions sign consortium agreement with German technology hub

April 20, 2018

A University of Alberta news release states that several institutions in the province have signed a consortium agreement with Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Germany. The consortium will reportedly facilitate internships and exchange programs between several Ostwestfalen-Lippe institutions and Concordia University of Edmonton, MacEwan University, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and the University of Alberta. MacEwan International Executive Director Kimberley Howard stated that the consortium “can better connect students and companies with targeted interests and skill sets that will lead to dynamic outcomes.” Terri Flanagan, Director of NAIT International, added that the agreement “widens the scope of opportunities that we can offer to local students, as well as international students who want to explore Edmonton as a destination for their studies.” UAlberta