New Westminster, B.C., May 10, 2023 – Yorkville University and EpicQuest Education Group International Limited have announced an articulation agreement that establishes a pathway for EduGlobal College graduates to complete their Bachelor’s degrees at Yorkville’s New Westminster, B.C. Campus.
Under the terms of the agreement, which was signed on May 2, 2023, students who complete EduGlobal’s International Undergraduate Pathways Program (iUPP) or its English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program will be given the opportunity to complete their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree at Yorkville.
Dr. Thomas Chase, Yorkville’s Vice President Academic and B.C. Campus Principal, said that, as an institution strongly committed to student success, Yorkville is delighted to celebrate this new agreement with EduGlobal.
“Yorkville University in New Westminster is very pleased to establish a pathway agreement with EduGlobal College that will provide its graduates a clear academic trajectory into Yorkville New Westminster’s BBA program,” Dr. Chase said in a statement.
“In an increasingly internationalized world and a rapidly shifting economy, student mobility is key to individual students’ success and ability to thrive in the world of work.”
The two-year agreement between EduGlobal and Yorkville facilitates admission to Yorkville’s bachelor’s degree program and includes the opportunity for EduGlobal students to transfer applicable course credits to Yorkville. EduGlobal students must meet certain admissions standards and students will be supported with program-related information sessions and materials.
This new agreement with Yorkville furthers the template that EduGlobal has created for the academic advancement of its international students.
“A core value of EduGlobal College is its mission to attract a diverse international student population from around the world and provide those learners with a well-rounded education that will enhance all areas of their personal and professional lives,” said Cam Parker, Director of EduGlobal College.
“In addition, we are renowned for providing among the very best of English proficiency courses, providing international students the linguistic skill set needed in an academic setting. We are pleased to have developed this English language and academic pathway with Yorkville as it further enhances our students’ choices to find the best avenues toward their career goals. We at EduGlobal feel strongly that our greatest reward is the ongoing success of our students, long after they have graduated.”
About Yorkville University
Yorkville University began with a simple idea: offer flexible, rigorous and career-focused programs that lead to personal and professional transformation. Since 2004, Yorkville University has successfully grown to encompass three campuses from coast to coast, offering online and on-campus programs. Our graduates have gone on to launch, change or advance their careers through programs in behavioral sciences, social sciences, and the creative arts. Yorkville University’s programs are designed with the student’s needs first. With practitioner-oriented, flexible programs, we equip graduates with the skills that employers value, so that each student can make their own progress. Our approach to education has helped us become Canada’s largest private university, and the university of choice for students from more than 75 countries. For more information, please visit https://yorkvilleu.ca/
About EduGlobal College
EduGlobal College is a private college located in the Metro Vancouver area, British Columbia. EduGlobal College provides English language programs for international students who are seeking academic and career advancement and specializes in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs (also known as English as a Second Language, or ESL, programs) that focus on helping international students acquire the advanced competencies in academic English that will be necessary for them to complete their degree programs. In tandem with its EAP program, EduGlobal College offers first-year university courses and a Master’s Academic Preparation Program to help prepare international students who have completed a bachelor’s degree and aspire to pursue graduate studies at a Canadian university. EduGlobal College also offers students an innovative model for bridging the gap between private and public sector post-secondary education in Canada through its pathway program. EduGlobal College is approved by The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training in the Province of British Columbia. For more information, please visit https://eduglobalcollege.com/.
About EpicQuest Education Group International Limited
EpicQuest Education Group International Limited (“EpicQuest Education” or the “Company”) provides comprehensive education solutions for domestic and international students seeking university and college degrees in the US, Canadaand the UK. The Company owns and operates EduGlobal College, based in British Columbia, Canada, which focuses on English proficiency educational programming for students pursuing academic degrees. The Company operates and is a 70% owner of Davis College, a career training college located in Toledo, Ohio. In addition, the Company has a recruiting relationship with the Miami University Regional campuses, where it maintains residential facilities, a full-service cafeteria, recreational facilities, shuttle buses and an office for the regional campuses that provides study abroad and post-study services for its students; these facilities are not owned, maintained, operated or are a part of Miami University. The Company is also a recruiting agent for the University of the West of Scotland (through The Education Group (London) Ltd) and Coventry University, both of which are located in the UK. For more information, please visit https://www.epicquesteducation.com/.