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Excellent Signing Event at ST Johns Innovation Center, Cambridge

Excellent Signing Event

at ST JohnsInnovation Center, Cambridge

TWU EICC Co-branded Strategic Collaboration


On 11th May 2022, Professor Philip G. Laird, Vice President, Innovation, Global and Academic Partnerships of Trinity Western University (TWU), and Professor Richard Li-Hua, Founder and President of ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC), jointly signed a Co-branded Strategic Collaboration Agreement confirming ongoing dialogue at EICC Headquarter, ST Johns Innovation Centre,Cambridge, United Kingdom. Both parties shared an exciting vision in tackling the challenges and opportunities for developing future leaders and managers in the post COVID-19 era.



According to the agreement, the parties agree to carry forward the footprint, education ethos and quality regime of TWU with the strong features of innovation management, technology management, global entrepreneurship, and global leadership of EICC when they deliver the co-branded structures. These structures, which are co-branded and consolidated with global academic resources between Trinity Western University (TWU), Canada, and ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC), UK, for the enhancement of student’s journey, are delivered via online and offline (O2O) mainly in Vancouver, Canada, Cambridge, UK and in EICC ELITE Global Colleges. Students who successfully complete these programmes and courses will be awarded TWU degree.


Professor Philip G. Laird, Vice President, Innovation, Global and Academic Partnerships of Trinity Western University (TWU)


Professor Richard Li-Hua, Founder and President of ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC)


Both parties agree to encourage staff exchange, joint research & innovation activities, and student exchange, study abroad programmes, Summer School Programme or Winter School Programme, as well as bespoke programmes between the two institutions. The parties agree to jointly host online [Innovation Conferences and Regular Series] and offline Global Innovation Forum] and [University Presidents Forum] in Canada and the UK.



Both parties have agreed to take forward initial detailed discussion on the following provisions in relation to the Collaborative Activity and the Parties agree to try use their reasonable efforts to work towards a Formal Commencement Event in September 2022 in Cambridge for the following programmes with a co-branded model – FAR Centre and GXP Programming (total 30 programmes) including but not limited to:

  • BA in Leadership - International

  • BA in Psychology with Human Services

  • BA in Sport & Leisure Management

  • BA in Corporate Communication

  • BA in Media and Communication

  • MA in Educational Leadership

  • MA in Leadership

  • MA in Leadership - Business Stream in Mandarin