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I N T E R N AT I O N A L E D U C AT I O N N E W S , V I E W S & I N S I G H T S

Mexico and the United States Break Down Barriers

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dents can the complete their engineering
degrees at CETYS.
n  University of California-San Diego (UCSan Diego) is committed to helping Mexican
students who are trying to enhance their
academic records on the path to admission
into a research university such as UC-San
Diego, as well as leveraging existing programs to include Mexican nationals.
n  Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
(UABC) is working to strengthen student
exchange and academic mobility through
programs designed to encourage students
to study other languages and participate
in summer and semester programs in the
United States, particularly at universities
in California, as well as at universities in
Europe.
n  Southwestern College has approved
agreements with CETYS and UTT (Tijuana
universities) that serve as a foundation for
development of transborder education work
plans among the three institutions.

n  National

University has committed to
a $2 million investment in scholarships
for Mexican student cohorts enrolled in
the university's ESL, undergraduate, and
graduate programs. The university has also
committed to hiring a full-time internship
coordinator to facilitate cross-border placements for students, and will provide transfer
pathways for Mexican students studying at
community colleges.
The consortium was announced at a February 2015 summit for university presidents
held in Tijuana, Mexico, in which senior
leaders from 14 U.S. and Mexican higher
education institutions as well as government
officials participated.
"We want the Cali-Baja Consortium for
Higher Education to be a clearinghouse for
ideas about how to break down regional
barriers that keep us from functioning as an
integrating educational region," said Andrew
S. E. Erickson, U.S. consul general in Tijuana,
Mexico.

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new consortium has been established to leverage partnerships
among higher education institutions in the Southern California-Mexico
border region. The CaliBaja Consortium
for Higher Education, as the new initiative
is known, seeks to develop programming
and capacity to boost regional competitiveness and reduce barriers to cross-border
education.
It is tied to other comprehensive crossborder efforts already underway through the
100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative
and the Bilateral Forum on Higher education, or FOBESII.
Commitments made by institutions
participating in the CaliBaja Consortium
for Higher Education include the following:
n  CETYS (Center for Higher and Technical
Education) University is offering its students
undergraduate or graduate courses, as well
as certificates and double degrees, in the
United States. Imperial Valley College stu-

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