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October 25, 2017

NBCC announces international partnership with Dublin-based Institute of Technology Tallaght

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Institute of Technology Tallaght, based in Dublin, Ireland (ITT Dublin). The signing came during a visit to NBCC’s Fredericton Campus by Thomas Stone, President of the Institute of Technology Tallaght.

This new agreement will open pathways for credit transfers, research collaborations, and student and faculty exchanges between the two institutions. 

“We are pleased to announce our new partnership with the Institute of Technology Tallaght,” said Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO of NBCC. “International partnerships such as this enrich the NBCC experience and open new educational opportunities for our learners.”

This agreement will mean that NBCC students have the opportunity to apply their college credits towards degrees in the areas of Business Accounting, Electronics, Mechanical or Energy Engineering Technology, Information Technology, and Tourism and Culinary Arts, at ITT Dublin. 

“Not only does this agreement provide NBCC learners with opportunities to further their education, it will also offer them international experiences and important learnings about another culture,” said Luscombe. “These are the types of experiences which can help set them apart in their chosen fields throughout their careers.” 

ITT Dublin offers programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of accounting, business, computing, engineering, humanities and science. The campus is located in Tallaght, South Dublin County, Ireland. The Institute is home to more than 5000 students from Ireland and around the world. 
                
With over 90 programs and six campuses across New Brunswick, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is a provincially-recognized, public post-secondary institution reputed for producing skilled, knowledgeable graduates who are contributing to the Province’s socio-economic prosperity. NBCC offers students one- and two-year certificate and diploma programs.

NBCC ITT Dublin MOU Signing
(Back Row L – R) Angel Feeny, Head of Business and Humanities, ITT Dublin; Ray Hubble, Regional Director, NBCC Fredericton Campus; Ryan Sullivan, Director of International Education, NBCC; Rachel Gillespie, Vice President Strategy & Stakeholder Engagement, NBCC; Trisha Hoyt-Fournier, Associate Vice President Academic, NBCC; Dan Hebert, Engineering Technology Department Head, NBCC; Fiona Cranly, Engineering, ITT Dublin

(Front Row L – R) Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO, NBCC; Thomas Stone, President ITT Dublin 

 


Media contact: 
Melissa Wah
Communications Coordinator, NBCC
506.453.8194 / 506.440.9105
Melissa.Wah@NBCC.ca