Toronto School of Management is pleased to announce the creation of the LOVE – Live Our Vision of Education – Canada Scholarship which will support new and existing students.
The scholarship will recognize academic achievement as well as leadership and community involvement, providing economic support for one year.
Professor Maurits van Rooijen, Chief Academic Officer at Global University Systems, said: “As an international network dedicated to education, we are committed to making this truly accessible to as many people as possible.
“Canada is a popular destination for higher education, and is an attractive reality for people looking to start a career. This scholarship will give domestic and international students alike the opportunity to gain industry-relevant qualifications for a variety of sectors, bringing them closer to local and global businesses,” added Professor Van Rooijen.
The LOVE Canada Scholarship was announced to commemorate the official opening of Toronto School of Management (TSoM), which took place on April 28. TSoM officially launched in October last year with programs in accountancy, business, and hospitality, and welcomed its first students in March.
The ceremony was attended special international guests including: Ms. Ana Lélia Benincá Beltrame, Consul General of Brazil; Ms Leah Nord, Director, Board Member of Stakeholder Relations at the Canadian Bureau for International Education; Ms. Takako Ito, Consul General of Japan; Mr. Rodrigo Mendivil from Mexico Consulate Office and Dr. Francis Pang, Chairman of the Board for AKD International/Concord Colleges of Sino-Canada/Canadian International Schools of Beijing.
Cyndi McLeod, CEO of Global University Systems Canada, hosted the ceremony and commented: “We are excited to share this moment with our partners and distinguished guests from around the world. Toronto offers incredible opportunities for higher education and TSoM aims to provide an inspiring, innovative and positive environment to learn and acquire professional skills.” The official opening of TSoM, attended by 180 guests.
TSoM has also signed an agreement recently with the South China Business School from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, which will explore joint programs in tourism and hospitality, business and language training.
During the opening ceremony, a further Memorandum of Understanding with LIM College in New York was announced, to explore educational cooperation including joint programs, articulation and transfer opportunities and collaboration on curriculum.