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Canada’s Cape Breton University signs MoU with Lovely Professional University

Punjab Tribune Bureau | February 03, 2019 06:53 PM
President and Vice Chancellor Dr David Dingwall from Cape Breton University (CBU) of Canada signing an MoU with LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal

JALANDHAR:  An eight-member delegation led by President & Vice-Chancellor Dr David Dingwall from Cape Breton University (CBU) of Canada visited Lovely Professional University (LPU) today.

After mutual discussions, both CBU and LPU signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for more growth opportunities for students and faculty members of both the universities. On this occasion, Dr Dingwall also interacted with LPU faculty members and senior functionaries. On this MoU, Dr Dingwall shared that “building relationships with international academic partners has been key to the success of CBU’s international strategy”.

Having a campus tour and interaction with senior faculty members, Dr Dingwall admired the international study environ at LPU with all conveniences at stunning campus expanse. LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal held: “This collaboration will create more opportunities for our students and faculty members.” 

MoU is to provide a good foundation for long-term development between the two universities. Both universities will benefit through international exchanges that will not only enrich the campus environment but also provide students with international learning experiences. As part of the treaty, many opportunities of mutual interest including faculty and student exchange programmes, research collaborations, the creation of joint conferences and more will provide the potential for further development. CBU delegation also included Associate Vice-President (Academic & Research of CBU) Ms Tanya Brann- Barrett and Manager (International Enrolment Services of CBU) Mr Victor Tomczak.

Dr David Charles Dingwall is also former Canadian Cabinet Minister and Civil Servant with long years of illustrious political and administrative career. A lawyer by training, Dingwall was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 1980’ Canadian federal election as the Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Breton. Later on, he also served on several cabinet committees as Minister. He has also been honoured by the Canadian Cancer Society and the World Health Organization for his humane services to the society.

Highlighting, CBU is the only post-secondary degree-granting institution on Cape Breton Island. CBU is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC), Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU), as well as an Associate Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).

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