NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. — B.C.-based Capilano University and Ontario’s Fleming College have launched an agreement that allows Tourism and Hospitality diploma graduates from Fleming to further their education by completing a Bachelor of Tourism Management degree at Capilano University.
“Capilano University’s School of Tourism Management is thrilled to partner with Ontario’s Fleming College,” says Stephanie Wells, chair of the School of Tourism Management at Capilano University. “We are confident our graduates will be equipped to help lead the post-pandemic economic-recovery efforts in tourism and hospitality across Canada.”
This block-transfer agreement will allow graduates the opportunity to get an understanding of Ontario and B.C.’s tourism economies. The agreement applies to graduates of Fleming College’s Ontario Diploma in Tourism – Global Travel and Ontario College Diploma in Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations.
“Hospitality and tourism have been two of the hardest-hit industries over the course of this pandemic,” says Maureen Adamson, president, Fleming College. “With people eagerly waiting for the opportunity to travel again when it is safe to do so, Fleming’s cross-country partnership with CapU will prepare our students with the skills and training that will be in high demand.”