Shatec Institutes and Swiss Education Group Sign Articulation Agreement
Singapore, 14 January 2011 - Shatec Institutes and Swiss Education Group (SEG) sealed a partnership today that will ease the transition from a Diploma to a SEG Bachelor’s degree for Shatec Institutes graduates. Mr Anthony Yip, Chief Executive, Shatec Institutes and Ms Annika Richter, Regional Manager & Office Manager, Swiss Education Group formally signed the articulation agreement at a ceremony witnessed by industry partners and students at the Shatec Institutes’ Bukit Batok campus.
SEG is an alliance of three of Switzerland's leading hotel management schools: Swiss Hotel Management School in Caux/Montreux and University Centre in Leysin (SHMS), Hotel Institutes Montreux (HIM) and School of Hotel Management in Neuchâtel (IHTTI). Under this agreement, graduates from Diploma in Hotel Management and Diploma in Tourism Management will enroll directly into the final year of SEG’s 3-year Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management programme.
“We see a growing trend of our graduates wanting to advance their education and Shatec Institutes is constantly seeking out renowned universities and institutions to help students realise their dreams. Both Shatec Institutes and SEG are excited to have forged this partnership intended to expand student learning opportunities and to develop quality professionals who are competitive in their professional fields,” Mr Anthony Yip said,
Ms Annika Richter added, “Discovering and understanding cultures from around the world is a critical component of the hospitality and tourism industry given the global nature of today’s businesses. This articulation agreement will encourage Shatec Institutes graduates to immerse themselves in the multicultural environment in Switzerland.”