Representatives from 7 ON universities in Turkey to build partnerships

December 4, 2014

Representatives from 7 Ontario Universities are joining the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) in Turkey this week to establish and strengthen partnerships in research and academic programs. The delegates will meet counterparts from at least 10 Turkish universities, research councils, and governments. Among those attending will be university Presidents Feridun Hamdullahpur (University of Waterloo), Tim McTiernan (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), Mamdouh Shoukri (York University), and Alan Wildeman (University of Windsor); Ontario Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities Reza Moridi will also be on hand. Moridi said, “In an increasingly globalized world, the connections we make between Turkey and our province will support the success of our academic and research communities. These collaborations will lead to greater economic growth both in Turkey and right here in Ontario.” COU News Release | Windsor Star