Dublin Business School

DBSKeyin College – Dublin Business School’s first Canadian partner!

Keyin College and Dublin Business School have signed a Memorandum of Understanding providing students, who have completed Keyin’s 2-year Business Management, Business Information Technology, or Business Management/Human Resource Management programs, an opportunity to enter and study the third year of the following 3-year Honours Bachelor Degree programs in Dublin, Ireland:

  • BA (Honours) in Business Information Systems
  • BA (Honours) in Business* {General, Management or HRM Stream only}

Dublin Business School has a reputation as Ireland’s leading independent college and is Ireland’s largest independent third level college.  With over 9,000 students, DBS provides a comprehensive range of full-time and part-time undergraduate, post graduate, professional and executive education programs.

Established in 1975, the college quickly became known as having an excellent reputation for teaching quality standards, offering flexible and innovative learning opportunities that reflect and match the needs of students and employers.

Over the last 45 years, DBS has established a considerable international reputation for the quality of its programs.  This recognition has been achieved both at government level and on an individual student basis.  The College has created a unique learning environment with students from over 70 countries participating in its programs.

For more information on Dublin Business School or the above degree programs, please visit:

http://www.dbs.ie/ or contact DBS Admissions Department at admissions@dbs.ie

Keyin’s faculty and staff are very excited to offer graduates an opportunity to work toward a degree at Dublin Business School, located in the heart of Dublin’s city centre.  DBS aims to ensure that students will have a rewarding and challenging experience while being immersed in the culture and sights of the vibrant capital city of Ireland.

 

 

Canadian Home Builders' Association - Newfoundland and Labrador (CHBA-NL)

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The Canadian Home Builders’ Association-Newfoundland and Labrador (CHBA-NL) is the voice of the Province’s residential construction industry. November 2011 was a momentous month for the Association. Not only did it celebrate its 55th year in operation, the transition was also made from a local (Eastern Newfoundland) association to a provincial association.

The CHBA-NL membership includes new home builders, renovators, developers, trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders, and other professionals – the companies and people who provide Newfoundlanders and Labradorians with quality housing. Members commit to act with integrity and professionalism in all aspects of their company’s operations.

The CHBA-NL’s volunteer driven committees oversee the work of the Association in areas as diverse as technical and economic research, education and training, renovation, land development, the environment, and marketing. Through the voluntary efforts of its members, the CHBA-NL serves both consumers and producers of housing by promoting quality, affordability, and choice in housing for all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

CHBA-NL members contribute real solutions and make positive changes that promote and protect the interests of the industry and consumers by working with municipal, provincial, and federal governments in the areas of labour market needs, government imposed costs, underground economy, and housing affordability.

For more information, please visit the CHBA-NL website http://chbanl.ca/about/#sthash.10c9j8oA.dpuf

Keyin College and CHBA-NL are working together to increase professionalism and provide quality training in the residential home building sector.

Young Adult Cancer Canada

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Shave for the Brave facts:

  • Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC) is a charity dedicated to building a community that provides information, support, skills, and opportunities for young adults dealing with cancer between the ages of 15 and 39.
  • YACC offers cost-free, web-based programs such as the 24/7 Online Community and Goaltender, a survivor-ship care program; and face-to-face programs such as Survivor Conference, Retreat Yourself, Retreat Yourself Adventure, and Localife to provide people with the support needed to move beyond their cancer experiences and make the rest of their lives the best of their lives.  The money raised through events like the Shave for the Brave funds these programs.
  • Shave for the Brave began in St. John’s in 2006 and has grown to almost 10,000 heads shaved and $2.7M raised to date.
  • People Shave for the Brave in nearly every province across Canada.  Some cities organize Community Shaves; however, people are invited to host their own Shaves at their schools, offices, or on their own.
  • Keyin College has partnered with YACC to support their effort by providing the services of our Hairstylist students to shave heads at schools across Newfoundland!  We have also committed to recruit shavers and raise funds to help support this program.
  • You can learn more about why cancer is different for young adults at the About Us page on the Shave for the Brave website:  http://www.shaveforthebrave.ca/about-us, or by visiting the organization’s main website at http://www.youngadultcancer.ca.

Canadian Institute of Management (C.I.M.)

Keyin College is an authorized trainer for the Canadian Institute of Management. Individuals interested in completing training for either the Certificate in Management (C.I.M.), the Certificate in Supervisor Management (C.S.M.), or Professional Manager (P.Mgr.) designations should contact the College for details.

Students enrolled in full-time programs, particularly the Business Management program, should note that credits could be transferred toward either of these designations. www.cim.ca

Ronald McDonald House NL

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“We would like to thank Keyin College for choosing to celebrate its 30 year milestone by supporting Ronald McDonald House Newfoundland and Labrador,” said Gerry Beresford Chair, Board of Directors. “Their financial support will help us build the House and their volunteer commitment will help make it a Home,” he said.

The goal of Ronald McDonald House is to make children receiving medical care and their families feel as comfortable and at home as possible. Home-cooked meals, warm and comfortable bedrooms, welcoming common areas, and play rooms for kids all help foster this type of environment. At the end of a hard day, families need a place to relax and rest their heads. A Ronald McDonald House is that place.

The staff and students of Keyin College worked very hard to fundraise for Ronald McDonald House and were proud to present the final payment representing their efforts. Keyin is very excited to fulfull the volunteer commitment of 2500 hours to help in the operation of the Ronald McDonald House in Newfoundland and Labrador. It’s a great feeling for the staff and students to know that they will make a difference in the lives of children and families from across our province who will come to call Ronald McDonald House home.

Ronald McDonald House will offer a home-away-from-home for families from across Newfoundland and Labrador providing comfortable and affordable accommodations while their children receive care and treatment at the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre. www.rmhnl.ca

Cape Breton University

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Keyin College is the first Independent College in Newfoundland and Labrador to announce a partnership with Cape Breton University enabling Keyin’s graduates to obtain 50% of the required credits towards a CBU degree.

Graduates of Keyin’s Business Management, and Hospitality Management programs will be awarded half of the required credits towards their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management (BTHM) degrees.

In June 2012, Keyin College and Cape Breton University signed a second articulation agreement. The new agreement will see students who have completed Keyin College’s 2 year Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Diploma program qualify to receive credits towards the Cape Breton University Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) Degree. For more information on this degree program, please go to:

http://faculty.cbu.ca/publichealth/home.asp.

In addition to the formal articulation agreement, Keyin College and Cape Breton University have signed a supplementary agreement which we anticipate providing further options for our graduates. In this agreement, CBU will, pending sufficient enrolment, deliver the core courses locally that are required to receive your BBA – General Degree. Through a combination of online courses and locally taught courses, students have the potential to receive their degree without leaving Newfoundland and Labrador. Please contact a Keyin College near you for more details.

Cape Breton University is home to more than 3,200 students offering a range of academic programs that assist students in meeting educational, cultural and economic goals. CBU’s education, training and discovery models have helped shape the progress of the Atlantic Canadian region and its people for 30 years.

For more information about Cape Breton University contact the campus by mail:

P.O. Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6L2

Toll free: 1-800-474-7212, locally at (902) 563-1136

www.cbu4u.ca, www.cbu.ca or www.cbu.ca/contacts