Press Release: Delv and UC sign a MoU to collaboratively shape the future of innovation in education
Delv has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Canberra (UC). This partnership between industry and education will provide a platform for joint research and allow input into the future of integrated learning, from an industry perspective.
“Delv and UC have been working collaboratively for over a year towards building this partnership, and I am pleased to see a MoU executed by both parties”, said Dr Kumudu Munasinghe, Head of School of Information, Systems and Technology at the University of Canberra. “This MoU will formalise our commitment to drive strong collaboration and enable the skills of the future”, said Masseh Haidary, Delv CEO.
This relationship will pose benefits for both UC and Delv,“This MoU provides the establishment of a framework of corporation under which both parties will explore mutually beneficial, collaborative activities in Work Integrated Learning (WIL), Research, and academic cooperation, said Kumudu Munasinghe. “It will provide the platform for joint research, input into the future of integrated learning and apply the joint outcomes to solve complex problems, for communities and businesses across the landscape”, said Masseh Haidary.
More recently, Delv established its internship program through this partnership, hosting students from across a multitude of faculties, ranging from technology, design, marketing and business.
“Delv’s internship program has already delivered fantastic outcomes for everyone involved”, said Masseh Haidary, “These pathways act as a vehicle for students to establish an embryonic understanding of the real challenges the corporate world are looking for”, he continued.
This internship program has been beneficial for students beyond just technology-based degrees, “Design, digital media and communication and media students have an enormous amount to offer, and learn, from new generation creative companies such as Delv. We look forward to strengthening this relationship over the years to come”, said Prof Jason Bainbridge, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Design.
We look forward to working together with UC to shape the future of learning and its integration with the workplace. It is relationships like this that will mould the future innovation within Australia”, Masseh Haidary said.