A delegation from the Netherlands visited uOttawa

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

University of Ottawa president Allan Rock and the minister for education culture and science Jet Bussemaker

University of Ottawa president Allan Rock and the minister for education culture and science Jet Bussemaker exchange gifts.

A group of universities and universities of applied sciences from The Netherlands visited our establishment on May 27, during a higher education mission.

The aim of the delegation was to meet Canadian counterparts in order to strengthen existing ties and to explore new partnership options in the field of Higher education and research. The minister for education culture and science Jet Bussemaker acted as delegation leader. Many Canadian leaders were present on this occasion.
The day focussed on giving all participants an extensive and in-depth understanding of the Canadian and Dutch systems for higher education and research, on the unique characteristics of both systems and at the differences and similarities. With a number of expert seminars on hot topics the day provided room for active discussion and thematic interaction between the Dutch and Canadian participants. 
Delegation from the Netherlands
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