Final cost of Algonquin Jazan campus reaches nearly $9M

December 15, 2017

Algonquin College’s campus in Saudi Arabia cost the college nearly $9M, according to CBC. The campus was opened in 2013 under a five-year contract with the hope that the campus would generate revenue and bolster the institution’s international reputation. However, the campus faced a number of difficulties and was reportedly transferred to Interserve Learning and Employment last August. “This marks the last chapter in our involvement in Saudi Arabia and means that all outstanding claims will now be settled,” said Algonquin President Cheryl Jensen. “We are now able to move forward.” Algonquin