IMarEST and BAU Global Form Educational Alliance
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST)’s education arm – MLA College – is partnering with BAU Global Education Network to deliver more marine distance learning to a wider audience around the world.
BAU Global subscribes to an ethos of education without borders and comprises universities, schools and liaison offices across four continents. The organization offers nearly two hundred school and higher education programs in a variety of disciplines, which are not only accredited by a professional organization, but highly ranked within their respective countries.
MLA College’s courses in marine engineering, hydrography, oceanography, meteorology, navigation and sustainable maritime operations will go a long way to enrich the marine syllabus being offered on what is a truly global curriculum.
The two organizations are well matched in their principles, holding educational excellence, ethical professionalism and sustainability as their chief aims when it comes to providing learning and development.
“Partnering with MLA College is a superb opportunity for us to increase the number of courses we offer within the marine sphere. With their headquarters in the UK, we are thrilled to form strong links within a country that has a longstanding tradition of academic excellence, ensuring our students have access to the best possible resources and tuition. As part of a prestigious Institute that upholds professional standards across the world, we are confident that this partnership will benefit not only our students but also the global marine workforce,” noted BAU President Enver Yücel.
“BAU Global is an organisation that truly aligns with the IMarEST’s vision and our charitable purposes. Collaborating with the UN, they have set up a CIFAL Centre in Istanbul to work towards the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. Attaining these goals are a key part of the IMarEST’s strategic plan and of paramount importance to the Institute. Moreover, their aim of developing global citizens who are committed to values that benefit the entire world could not be closer to the philosophy of our organisation and its members,” says IMarEST Chief Executive David Loosley.
Students on any MLA College course benefit from complimentary IMarEST membership for the duration of their studies, to support them in their professional development and ensure they have the skills they need to embark on the next step in their career.