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University of Toronto, University of Central Asia sign agreement on education, research collaboration
12:52, 07 December 2016, 5490
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AKIPRESS.COM - The University of Toronto (UofT) and the University of Central Asia (UCA) signed a memorandum of understanding to build linkages through curriculum and faculty development, faculty and student mobility and joint research collaborations. The first initiative under this agreement foresees UofT’s Computer Science Department develop UCA’s undergraduate Computer Science curriculum to be delivered at its recently launched campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic.

The signing ceremony took place at the University of Toronto, Canada.

“International collaboration is more necessary than ever, in our efforts to create knowledge and to educate global citizens for leadership in the 21st century,” said Professor Gertler. “For this reason, the University of Toronto is delighted to partner with the University of Central Asia in the advancement of our common goals. We look forward to the many mutual benefits that will arise from the relationship between our two institutions.”

The UofT Computer Science Department whose programme is ranked among the world’s ten best was chosen for its global reputation as a leader in computer science education.

“This partnership with the University of Toronto represents a milestone, the first of more to come, for UCA’s undergraduate programming. It will result in cutting edge curriculum for our Central Asian student population coupled with future joint research, student exchanges and professional development for faculty. It is a synergy that we believe is the beginning of a long-term relationship,” said Dr Kassim-Lakha.

UCA will offer majors in Computer Science, Communications and Media, Economics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Business and Management. Minors include Development Studies, Central Asian Studies and Globalisation Studies. Students will graduate with either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts.


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