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Adventure Guide Studies Open for Application

Thompson Rivers University in Canada - in cooperation with Keilir Health Academy - offers an eight-month university program for Adventure Guides. The program is an introduction to adventure tourism and ideal for entry-level adventure students. Application deadline is June 15th 2021.
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New Head of Adventure Studies

Ragnar Thor Thrastarson is the new Head of Adventure Studies at Keilir Academy. He's a recipient of Adventure Sport Diploma from Thompson Rivers University and MBA from Reykjavik University.
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Icelanders of foreign origin interested in obtaining education

A recent survey by Keilir Academy shows that more than 82% of people of foreign descent over 18 years old in Iceland are interested in obtaining additional education.
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Keilir Academy and Reykjanes Geopark Enter a Partnership

Keilir Academy and Reykjanes Geopark recently signed a partnership agreement on development of education, courses, and international collaborative projects.
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Grew Tired of the 9-to-5 and Decided to Learn to Fly

Shortly after graduating with a degree in Business from the University of West Florida, Marteinn Urbancic started to feel the nine-to-five was not for him and decided to change course. He applied and got accepted into the IATPL (Integrated Professional Pilot Program) at Iceland Aviation Academy.
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IAK Personal Trainer Program Starts in August

The IAK personal trainer program is the most advanced program of its' kind in Iceland. It is recognized by the Ministry of Education as a third level professional initiation and has achieved full, professional, Level 4 accreditation through Europe Active.
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New APS MCC Course in Collaboration with Focus Aero Solutions

In the past week, the Iceland Aviation Academy and Focus Aero Solutions entered into a partnership with the introduction of the APS MCC Course, the first of its kind on offer in Iceland.
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An Unforgettable Skill Test Flight Over the Eruption in Geldingadalur

In the recent days, Birta Óskarsdóttir, a 21-year-old student pilot at the Iceland Aviation Academy, went on an unforgettable flight over the eruption in Geldingadalur. This was no ordinary flight because Birta sat in the captain's seat herself taking on her skill test flight for her commercial pilot‘s licence with an examiner by her side.
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Open for applications for fall 2021

We have opened for applications for our pilot courses of fall 2021. Application deadlines vary depending on programs but we encourage applicants to submit their applications in a timely manner.
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Keilir operations after Easter

Covid restrictions in Icelandic schools will be loosened after Easter and schools will be allowed to offer on-site education again pending on regulations from the Directorate of Health.
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