Press Release June 2019
VANUNG UNIVERSITY AND AIRWAYS AVIATION SIGN MOU
Vanung University and Airways Aviation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide further aviation academic pathways for Taiwanese students.
Airways Aviation, a global flight training provider, with bases in the UK, Spain, Montenegro, and Australia has over 30 years of pilot training experience. Airways Aviation provides various courses including the Bachelor of Business (Aviation Management) inclusive of the Diploma of Aviation (CPL and Multi-Engine IR) in conjunction with Southern Cross University.
Vanung University founded in 1972 located near Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan, specializes in Aviation training including Aeronautical and Opto-Mechatronic Engineering and Airline and Transport Management.
The MOU will see Airways Aviation and Vanung University develop academic programs for current and future Vanung students to continue their study within Australia and receive a Bachelor of Business (Aviation Management) and Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence) and Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating).
The first program has commenced and consists of three years Engineering study at Vanung University, followed by one year at Airways Aviation, to complete the Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence) and Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating), followed by a further year, at Southern Cross University, to complete the Bachelor of Business (Aviation Management). Airways Aviation will welcome the first student from Vanung University in June 2019.
Thomas Chuang, Vanung University’s President stated;
“Through signing the MOU with Airways Aviation, we are committed to creating and sustaining the collaboration between the two world leading aviation educational institutions that enable all students from the Republic of China to experience an unprecedented journey that is personally transformative in the soaring aviation industry”.
Airways Aviation General Manager, Helena Tierney commented saying;
“Our MOU with Vanung provides international student opportunities to further their Aviation training pathways in a world leading flight Academy. We look forward to working with Vanung in producing many high-quality Commercial Pilots to facilitate the ever-growing industry demand.”