University Canada West, Eton College Canada Ink Deal for Student Pathway Program
Eton College Canada and University Canada West (UCW) have entered into a partnership to build a fast-track program that enables Eton graduates to gain direct entry to the third year of UCW’s sought-after commerce program.
The agreement, brokered by Canada-based education management company MSM Higher Ed, will mean students taking Eton College’s curriculum in Vancouver, Canada, and its four global campuses will have the option to enroll in UCW at a later stage to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
“UCW is a university with a practical focus in mind and an emphasis on teaching excellence. They are flexible in the program delivery which allows students to study online, on-campus, or select a combination,” shared Kalai Ponniah, VP for Business Development for MSM Higher Ed and former Campus Director of Eton College Canada.
The following Eton College programs are transferable to UCW’s Bachelor of Commerce program:
- Business Administration Diploma Program
- Hospitality Management Diploma Program
- Travel and Tourism Management Diploma Program
Apart from those enrolled in Eton’s Canadian campus, students of Eton College in global locations are also eligible in the study pathway option with UCW. These global centres include Rayat-Bahra University in India, Gabriel College in Pakistan, Lyceum of the Philippines-Batangas and Horizon Campus in Sri Lanka.
The deal with UCW took nine months to fruition. The partners project at least 100 Eton students transferring to UCW in the next five years.
“University Canada West is delighted to announce the newly formed partnerships with Eton College. We are excited to welcome transfer students into our programs in the near future from Eton College,” said UCW President Brock Dykeman.
Eton College Canada is one of MSM Higher Ed’s managed campuses. MSM Higher Ed also manages Q College, Q Academy, Taylor Pro Training and Extreme Training, all in British Columbia. In Quebec, it manages Multihexa College.
About Eton College Canada
Eton College is a well-established private school located in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) in Canada. It specializes in Business Management, Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Flight Attendant Preparation, and Communication training for students seeking professional careers and advanced education in these areas. The College opened in 2005 and has trained more than 1,800 students for work in service industries. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Provincial Institution and Training Branch (PTIB), is certified by the BC Education Quality Assurance (EQA) process and is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) recognized by Immigration, Refugee, Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
About University Canada West
Established in 2004, UCW offers programs at our Vancouver campus and online. Programs include the Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, and preparatory programs such as MBA Foundation, University Access Program, and University Pathway Program. UCW has earned ACBSP Global Business Accreditation for its business programs. Its vision as Canada’s contemporary independent university means that they are accessible and globally respected, transforming students into leadership-ready graduates for communities around the world.
About MSM Higher Ed
MSM Higher Ed offers education management solutions that create opportunities for students while building capacity for international student enrollment and new revenue streams for partner institutions. Through viable public-private partnerships (PPPs), licensing agreements, program pathways based on articulation arrangements and pan-national and transnational program delivery, we create opportunities for students to earn career-oriented credentials preparing their career or academic advancement. MSM Higher Ed manages private institutions Eton College Canada, Q College, Q Academy, Taylor Pro College, Extreme Pro Training, and College Multihexa.