Penang college establishes ties with Finnish university

Penang-based Disted College and long-established Finnish institution of higher learning Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) recently. haaga

The collaboration is aimed to enhance the activities and joint efforts that can contribute to cultural enrichment and scientific progress for both institutions. These include:
• exchange programmes involving students, faculty and staff;
• transnational education experience study tours;
• collaborative research and development projects;
• collaborative development of educational programmes; lectures, seminars and workshops; and
• exchange of academic information and materials.

The MoU also potentially paves the way for the establishment of a Finnish Degree transfer programme, the first of its kind in Malaysia. Meanwhile, it facilitates the groundwork, assisting Disted students in pursuing a diploma programme locally, before proceeding to a Haaga-Helia degree programme, either locally or at the Finnish university campus.

Read more: The Sun Daily


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