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University of Leicester signs new partnership to strengthen international student recruitment

The University of Leicester announces that it has signed a new partnership agreement with Navitas to provide international students with pathway programs to study at the University.

The Leicester Global Study Centre will provide a university level foundation education across a broad range of subjects and an International Year One program in Business and Management, enabling international students drawn from a geographically diverse population to progress to degree program study at the University of Leicester.

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This latest partnership for Navitas supports its European focus helping students of all backgrounds and origins to unlock their potential through life changing educational opportunities.

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester, Professor Paul Boyle CBE said: “This new partnership with Navitas, a world-leading provider of educational services, reflects our shared ambition for growth and global reach. This strategic partnership will deliver academically outstanding and well-prepared students from a wide range of countries and provide them access to the excellent educational opportunities offered by the University of Leicester.”

Navitas’ University Partnerships Europe CEO Paul Lovegrove said: “The University of Leicester shares our vision for higher education and, like our recently formed partnerships in the Netherlands, complements our entrepreneurial spirit at Navitas.

“The University is a strong advocate of partnerships for innovation and access to education. It partners with seven other leading institutions in Midlands Innovation, a world-class research and innovation partnership in the heart of the UK. We also strongly believe in the power of university research to drive cutting-edge innovation and skills development.

“This complements the University’s commitment to providing fairer and equal access to higher education, and we share this philosophy about offering access to education for all students.”

The Leicester Global Study Centre will commence teaching from September 2019.


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