TÉLUQ University partners with Canada Company's Military Employment Transition Program (MET)

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - TÉLUQ University is proud to pursue its commitment to serve the military community by partnering with the Military Employment Transition Program (MET), an initiative developed by Canada Company to assist Canadian Armed Forces veterans, reservists and transitioning members who are seeking jobs in the civilian sector.

"As a member of the educational network of Canada Company's MET Program, we will contribute to the support of military members and veterans engaging into university studies as part of their transition towards a civilian career. In this age of mobility, this partnership is congruent with our mission for the past 45 years now: university education available to all," said Martin Noël, President of TÉLUQ University.

Remotely accessible from anywhere in the world, TÉLUQ University has been providing services to members of the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve Forces) since 1981. To this day, TÉLUQ University has welcomed over 3,000 military students, of which more than a 1,000 graduated from a degree, diploma or attestation of studies. Created specifically to better serve the needs of this clientele, the Service d'accréditation et d'encadrement pour les militaires (SAEM) of TÉLUQ University provides personalized support, recognition of credits for your military and training experience, and exam coordination under supervision outside Quebec and abroad.

"With an average of 22% (1577) of our MET Members leaving the military with a high school education, our partnership with TELUQ offers a more rapid, seamless but critical step for our members in transition to realize the remarkable experience and value they bring to corporate Canada. The ability to access TELUQ's online learning anywhere in combination with receiving a prior learning assessment for their military experience will fast track them to a civilian accreditation and increase their marketability in the civilian sector." Angela Mondou, President,Canada Company.

About Canada Company
Canada Company is a federally registered charity created in 2006 by Canadian businessman and Honorary Colonel, Blake Goldring M.S.M., LL.D., CFA
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Canada Company is a federally registered charity founded by Canadian businessman and Honorary Colonel, Blake C. Goldring M.S.M., LL.D., CFA. Canada Company takes pride in serving our country in many ways, celebrating our Military heroes, and their families, and fostering a mutually beneficial exchange between Canada's remarkable military and our innovative Canadian business community to create a Better Canada. A trusted Program Builder, Canada Company offers the Military Employment Transition - MET Program; hosts the National Transition Symposium and Strategic Knowledge Exchange; and funds Scholarships for children of military members who gave their lives in service to our country.

TÉLUQ University
Founded in 1972, TÉLUQ University is the only Francophone university in North America offering its entire curriculum online. Each year, nearly 20,000 students attend its undergraduate and graduate programs. TÉLUQ is also recognized for the performance of its research.

Johanne Nadeau
Communication and public affairs
1-800-665-4333, ext. 5102

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For further information: Johanne Nadeau, Communication and public affairs, 1-800-665-4333, ext. 5102, Johanne.Nadeau@teluq.ca


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