College welcomes ISUR Director General to London Campus to discuss collaboration
London, Ontario - On Wednesday, July 10, Fanshawe College will celebrate the signing
of an official agreement with Instituto del Sur (ISUR), located in Arequipa, Peru.
Alfredo Rivera Diaz, Director General of ISUR, will visit Fanshawe on Wednesday,
July 10 to tour the London Campus. After the tour, Rivera will join Jeff Wright,
Vice-President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, to sign a collaborative
agreement from 2:30 to 3 p.m.
What: Fanshawe and ISUR officially sign a collaborative agreement
When: Wednesday, July 10, 2:30 to 3 p.m.
Where: Fanshawe College, Executive Office (room H1004), London Campus (please see map here)
The collaborative agreement begins a formal process of exploration between Fanshawe
and ISUR to determine specific pathways for students and faculty to move between
both institutions. Further discussions will focus on opportunities for leadership
development, applied research and dual programming.
ISUR has been operating for more than 30 years, offering 11 career programs including
gastronomy, tourism, entrepreneurship and health. For the past 12 years, ISUR has
developed close relationships with Canadian institutions mainly under the Emerging
Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) through EduCanada. ELAP provides scholarships
to students from Latin America and the Caribbean for short-term exchange opportunities
to study and conduct academic research in Canada.
Wright intends to visit ISUR later this month.
About Instituto del Sur
Instituto del Sur (ISUR) is a private technological institute founded in 1988 in
the city of Arequipa, Peru, to provide alternative study and technical training
options for young people in the south of the country. Over the past 30 years, thousands
of students have passed through ISUR's classrooms, and today the institute trains
approximately 5,000 students annually in 11 career-based programs. For more information,