IMA Signs MoU with Canadian University
International Maritime Academy (IMA ) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB) in education and training cooperation on 21st October 2019 at the University Campus. Cadets after successful completion of two years course from IMA and one year sea service will have scope to pursue higher education (undergraduate)degree course in Shipping and Maritime Science in Canadian University of Bangladesh with credit transfer facilities of maximum 75 Credit Hours (CH). The students can then complete six semester within a period of seven years and get their undergraduate degree from the university. The MoU also includes resource sharing with CUB in the use of the facilities of IMA for further advancement of maritime education.
The Vice Chancellor of CUB, Dr. Mohammad. Mahfuzul Islam signed the MoU on behalf of the university and Capt. Zaki Ahad FNI signed on behalf of IMA. The Vice Chancellor of CUB, Managing Director of IMA, Mr. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Capt. Kazi Ali Imam, Head of the Marine faculty of CUB spoke on the occasion on the importance of resource sharing and closer collaboration between the university and the academy. The Commandant of IMA praised the initiative of CUB in rendering the opportunity to IMA cadets to further their formal academic career which is fully recognized.
The students of IMA will get special preference in enhancing their career with the degree that will be conferred on completion of their studies in CUB; something that the parents of the cadets had always desired. IMA has fulfilled its obligation to provide opportunity for its trainees both at sea and ashore and treat the opportunity as a milestone in maritime education and training in Bangladesh.