Laurea University of Applied Sciences and the Central Uusimaa Joint Municipal Vocational Education Authority Keuda have concluded a cooperation agreement. In a ceremony held in Järvenpää on Thursday 9 April, the agreement was signed by President and CEO Jouni Koski for Laurea and by Director of the Joint Municipal Authority Hannu Heikkilä and Financial and Administrative Director Hannu Laurila for Keuda.
The purpose of the cooperation agreement is to exploit the resources offered by both parties in cost-effective implementation of new innovative projects and productions. Planned forms of cooperation include joint development projects, expert cooperation, final projects and other student projects, as well as utilising open courses offered to students.
- We have been engaging in positive cooperation with Keuda for a long time, said Jouni Koski, Laurea's President and CEO, at the signing ceremony.
- Laurea would like to extend its presence to the entire Uusimaa area, and for this reason, we wish to intensify our cooperation.
The first and foremost aim of the closer cooperation is benefiting the students. Objectives of the agreement include supporting students in their transition from secondary level studies to the University of Applied Sciences.