EXIN with its legacy of 31 years has today evolved into a globally renowned institution of higher learning with a focus on globalization, entrepreneurship and employability. The EXINIANS after pursuing the course can leave their mark in the international forum.They are now working in different parts of the world. They have made a remarkable position for themselves in the professional world and EXINIANS’ are greatly sought after in the international arena.
Our students are holding the top position in renowned international agencies .If one goes through the top interior designers and fashion designers it will be found that they are alumni of this glorious institution.
Our students have magnificently forayed into the international platform and have contributed for the development of various reputed companies. They have now been promoted to various prestigious positions and their designs are appreciated by corporate throughout the world. Mimi Madam of our Bangladesh Branch is an alumnus of our institute and she has become a popular figure in Bangladesh. She is a subject of admiration and respected by social media, corporate and politicians in Bangladesh.
Her enviable presence is a matter of pride for EXIN and it is due to the academic excellence of EXIN that she has been elevated to such a prominent position.
Students can apply for scholarship in foreign universities and can also apply for admission credit transfer. Prior to college transfer, a student may engage and receive different levels of advising and counseling from an institution they attend.
The advising process affects the course enrollment decisions a student makes, which often leads to expectations that course work will transfer or not, depending upon the acknowledged student aspirations and goals. Often, a student changes goals and aspirations as a result of their course exposure.
For purposes of ensuring student success in handling the level of difficulty in the targeted academic program and the course work required of it, and protecting the integrity of academic credentials, all three judgments must be made for credit to be granted for the transfer student. EXIN takes due attention to all these needs of the students and attends to their problems whenever needed.
At EXIN, students get an opportunity to learn about the best global practices with the help of international platforms such as exchange programs, summer programs, art fests, workshops and many more. With constant global exposure, EXIN makes students ready for both national and international market.
The new age careers demand working in global setups. Global exposure helps in introducing young minds to global cultures, languages, values and people. Thereby, it helps students to evolve as global citizens who are ready to adapt to the global work environment.
EXIN encourages its students and faculty to get global exposure through collaboration with renowned higher education institutions in other parts of the world. Our extensive international tie-ups facilitate a large number of students each year to take part in reciprocal exchanges, international conferences, study tours and summer school programmes.
After completing the program from here, students get a plethora of opportunity to pursue higher education abroad .Through various tie-ups with international agencies , it encourages its students to continue their education abroad in various renowned institutions.
LASALLE College of the Arts is a non-profit and private arts institution based in Singapore. LASALLE boasts of eight art and design schools that offer more than 30 diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the field of contemporary arts and design education. LASALLE’s degrees are validated by Goldsmiths College, University of London which is one of the top universities in the world for Arts and Humanities. LASALLE is Singapore’s first local homegrown institution which has been awarded the Edu Trust Star, that acknowledges LASALLE’s “quality education services”. It was also awarded the Green Mark Gold Award by the Building and Construction Authority, for its contribution to sustainability and environment awareness.
Raffles Design International, Mumbai is a part of Raffles Education Corporation Limited. It is the largest private education group in the region of Asia-Pacific. Since establishing its first college in Singapore in 1990, the Group has grown and operates 25 colleges in 23 cities across 13 countries in Asia-Pacific. Our courses are specially designed which enables students to understand design concepts. The course subjects comprise class lectures, demonstrations and practical exercises and projects by students.
Singapore Institute of Technology is Singapore’s university for applied learning. Its vision is to be a leader in innovative learning .It integrates learning, industry and community. Its mission is to nurture and develop individuals, build on their interests and talents in order to affect society in meaningful ways.SIT offers applied degree programmes aimed at growth sectors of the economy. Its unique pedagogy integrates work and study. Since its inception, SIT has grown from its inaugural batch of 500 students in 10 degree programmes to over 4,000 students in 43 degree programmes. SIT also aims to cultivate in its students four distinctive traits .They are referred to as SIT-DNA, which will prepare them to learn, unlearn and relearn and be ‘catalysts for transformation’.
The University of South Wales is one the largest universities in the UK offering our students excellent opportunities. A course at the University of South Wales is more valuable than just a degree .Education is offered both inside and outside the classroom. We extend our hand to help you achieve your potential both professionally and in the personal domain .Employability is at the heart of everything and emphasis is laid in helping students to get the dream job. Our teaching is based on what happens in the real world. Our courses are designed to help in developing new skills that are essential for the workplace. Our employability schemes, business start-up support and opportunities to get actual experience are a part of the course and they strengthen their potential. Delivering these kinds of opportunities requires the very best facilities and our institute works in tandem with the latest technologies in the world. We are a leader in using simulation for our teaching. Our students learn about their profession in environments that recreate the workplace. This approach ensures that they are ready for the workplace and have the confidence to succeed.
Lawrence Technological University is one of the premier schools of engineering, architecture, science, and applied technology in the USA .It was initially launched with the help of Henry and Edsel Ford. LTU has a problem-based, “theory and practice” approach to experiential learning. Small classes ensure a true learning partnership between students and faculty.LTU offers over 100 associate, masters, and doctoral programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences.
An LTU education is rigorous and highly valued by industry leaders. All classes, studios, and labs are taught by qualified professors who have top academic credentials and real-world experience .They bring the best practices of business and industry into the classroom .All undergraduates are supplied powerful laptops customized with the industry-standard software. Applied research, close industry partnerships, intern ships , and student competitions give students the real-world experience and prepares the students for their professional growth.
Universal College Of Learning is a New Zealand Government Funded Institute of Technology, which is industry-driven and innovative. The Institute has two main campuses for international students .UCOL boasts of award-winning lecturers, high tech facilities, and partnerships with industry .They equip students with work skills that give them the professional edge when competing for jobs .Regional employers shape the Institute’s degrees and diplomas. Programmes cover Information Technology & Business, English Language, Health & Science, Arts & Design, Trades & Industry, and Chef Training, as well as Bridging programmes .
UCOL’s dedicated staffs are experienced in looking after the educational, practical and social needs of international students. They provide students with everything needed to succeed, including advice on enrolling and access to excellent support services and give valuable advice. Student Support Coordinators will help arrange student accommodation before arrival .They will also organize travel and medical insurance, and organize transport from the airport to accommodation.
Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest Universities in the East of England .It boasts of a student population of over 30,000.Our University has been offering excellent courses for 150 years. The University now attracts an increasing number of international students .The University has two main campuses at Cambridge and Chelmsford .They have modern buildings and specialized study facilities which provide our students with a well equipped and student focused learning experience. The University offers an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that aim to provide students with skills to meet their individual career aspirations. It has built a reputation for offering professional qualifications.
The University is aiming for a truly international atmosphere. They currently have over 2500 international and EU students. The University has an intake in January and also offers the MBA programme to fresher’s without any work-experience. Anglia Ruskin University has a network of partner institutions throughout the world. The partner colleges offer credit-rated and modular courses which are validated by Anglia Ruskin University up to degree level.
Griffith College is Ireland’s largest independent third level college and home to over 7,000 students. This includes 1,400 international students from over 77 countries worldwide .All degrees are run to the highest academic standards .Courses are student centered and focused on building individual strengths and developing talents .Griffith’s wide range of programmes cover subject areas including accounting, business, computing, design, drama, fashion, film, journalism and media, law, music, music production, and teacher training.
Griffith’s campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick are located in the centre of the city .They are the ideal base to experience the best of college life, while benefiting from the social amenities and facilities of some of Ireland’s finest cities .The courses are taught by leaders in their individual fields. Lecturers combine academic rigor with strong industry experience at Griffith. Programs are tailor-made in order to meet the needs of industry.
The College works closely with a variety of leading firms to ensure that students develop the skills needed to take the next step in their career. Its ambitious, enterprising and talented young students have carved out notable careers across a diverse range of industries in Ireland and internationally.
Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne .It is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students .The University has its origins in the Rutherford College which was founded in 1880.
By putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university. Northumbria is among the top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment. It is 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey .The campuses in London and Newcastle; work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world. There are currently around 160 students from India enrolled on programmes as diverse as Design, Electrical Power Engineering, Fashion Management, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Sciences, Sport Management and many more.
With a history dating back to 1880, Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) has four campuses and boasts of over 13,000 students. All its programmes are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Its programmes are offered at certificate, diploma, bachelor degree and postgraduate levels. These qualifications cutting-edge and they encourage students to think outside the square. Students will also benefit from its strong links with business and industry.
Many of its programmes offer multiple intakes every year. SIT’s staff makes the difference. Its academic and industry qualified staff are leaders in their fields. Its small class sizes mean personalized attention for students from its friendly academics .Unlike many other institution, SIT doesn’t have lots of different fees and charges. Its course fee and resource fee covers the vast majority of services that the students will need.
University of North Alabama is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the United States. The University has a beautiful 130-acre campus in historic Florence, Alabama .It is considered as one of the safest cities in the United States.UNA is home to over 275 full-time faculties and more than 7,000 students. The University of North Alabama prides itself on strong academics which is supported by a dedicated faculty and staff. UNA offers over 100 fully-accredited programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels across four different colleges .It focuses on Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Human Sciences and Nursing. UNA provides multiple level language training with the support of a designated computer lab. The UNA offers over 100 different undergraduate majors with concentrations. The classes are small with 23 students to 1 faculty member. Individual Attention is paid to the students.UNA has an outstanding MBA program with specializations in Management in Health Care and Business. These programs are accredited by Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.
Abertay was the first University in the world to offer a computer games degree, and the first in the UK to be recognized as a Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education. In 1999 it developed and continues to host ‘Dare to be Digital’ the international competition for computer games students. Abertay was also the first to offer a degree in Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures, starting in 2006. According to the results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF2014) published on 18 December 2014, Abertay was the highest ranked modern university in Scotland for ‘research intensity’. According to the Princeton Review 2015, Abertay ranked 12th place in the top 25 schools in the world to study video game design.
Abertay is a small university that receives the majority of its funding for teaching rather than research. Nevertheless, according to the results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF2014) published on 18 December 2014, Abertay was the highest ranked modern university in Scotland for ‘research intensity’. The University submitted an increased proportion of staff in REF2014 compared to RAE2008 and achieved an average score of 2.15 – which in REF terms means ‘quality that is recognized internationally in terms of originality, significance, and rigor’. This was an improvement from the average score of 1.83, ‘national recognition’, achieved in RAE2008.
Anglia Ruskin University is a public university in East Anglia, United Kingdom. It has 39,400 students worldwide and has campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough. It also shares campuses with the College of West Anglia in King’s Lynn, Wisbech and Cambridge. It has its origins in the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William John Beamont in 1858. The school became Anglia Polytechnic after it joined with the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education. It became a university in 1992 and was renamed Anglia Ruskin University (after John Ruskin) in 2005.It has been listed in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) World University Rankings – being named as one of the top 350 institutions in the world and joint 38th best in the UK. Anglia Ruskin University has also been named as one of the most upwardly mobile universities in the world. It is the only UK university to feature in the top 20. Its academic excellence has been recognized by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 12 areas classed as generating “world-leading” research. The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 show that Anglia Ruskin University is making a significant impact on economies, societies, the environment and culture in all corners of the globe.
Aston University is a public research university situated at Gosta Green, in the city centre of Birmingham, England. Aston began as the Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895, evolving into the UK’s first College of Advanced Technology in 1956. Aston University received its royal charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966. In 2016, Aston was ranked in the top 33 universities in the UK by all three major league tables, and also received recognition Times Higher Education for the second best teaching quality in the UK. Aston was ranked by QS as the 42nd best university in the world under 50 years old in 2015.Aston pioneered the integrated placement year concept over 50 years ago, with more than 70% of Aston students taking a placement year, the highest percentage in the UK.
Birmingham City University is a modern university in the city of Birmingham, England. Initially established as the Birmingham College of Art with roots dating back to 1843, it was designated as a polytechnic in 1971 and gained university status in 1992. The university has three main campuses serving four faculties, and offers courses in art and design, business, the built environment, computing, education, engineering, English, healthcare, law, the performing arts, social sciences, and technology.
A £125 million extension to its campus in the city centre of Birmingham, part of the Eastside development of a new technology and learning quarter, is opening in two stages, with the first phase having opened its doors in 2013. It is the second largest of five universities in the city, the other four being Aston University, University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham, and Newman University.
It is ranked third of the five according to the Complete University Guide, below both the University of Birmingham and Aston University. Roughly half of the university’s full-time students are from the West Midlands, and a large percentage of these are from ethnic minorities.
The university runs access and foundation programmes through an international network of associated universities and further education colleges, and has the highest intake of foreign students in the Birmingham area.
Cardiff University is a public research university in Cardiff, Wales and United Kingdom. Founded in 1883 as the University College of South Wales and Monmouth shire, it became one of the founding colleges of the University of Wales in 1893, and in 1997 received its own degree-awarding powers. It adapted the public name of Cardiff University in 1999, and in 2005 this became its legal name as it left the University of Wales to become an independent University awarding its own degrees.
It is the third oldest university institution in Wales and is the only Welsh member of the Russell Group of leading British research universities. The university is composed of three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Biomedical and Life Sciences; and Physical Sciences and Engineering .
The university is consistently recognized as providing high quality research-based university education and was ranked 122nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2015–16, as well as achieving the highest student satisfaction rating in the 2013 National Student Survey for universities in Wales. The research quality of Cardiff University was ranked 5th overall in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with some areas ranked top in the country.
The impact of Cardiff’s research was also ranked 2nd in the UK. For 2015-16, Cardiff had a turnover of £511.8 million, including £112.5 million from research grants and contracts.
Coventry University is a public research university in the city of Coventry, England. The University was formerly known as Manchester Polytechnic until 1987 and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status. With more than 27,000 students (as of 2013), Coventry University is the larger of the two universities in the city, the other being the University of Warwick. It has three campuses: one in the city centre of Coventry where a large majority of the university operates, one in Scarborough, North Yorkshire and one in London.
The campus in Coventry is currently undergoing a £160m redevelopment programme. The university comprises four faculties and one school, and manages a number of commercial subsidiaries that provide business services to local and national organizations.
Middlesex University is a public university in Hendon, northwest London, England. It is located within the historic county boundaries of Middlesex from which it takes its name. It is one of the post-1992 universities and is a member of the Million+ working group. As is the case with many former polytechnics, Middlesex can trace its history back to the 19th century, yet was not formally organized as a teaching institution until 1973. Since 2000, the university has been reducing the number of campuses dotted around London’s North Circular Road in an effort to cut costs by consolidating most of the university at the flagship campus in Hendon.
Newcastle University (Officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England. The university can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery (later the College of Medicine), established in 1834, and to the College of Physical Science (later renamed Armstrong College), founded in 1871.These two colleges came to form one division of the federal University of Durham, with the Durham Colleges forming the other. The Newcastle colleges merged to form King’s College in 1937. In 1963, following an Act of Parliament, King’s College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle University is a red brick university and is a member of the Russell Group, an association of prestigious research-intensive UK universities.The university has one of the largest EU research portfolios in the UK. Newcastle attracts over 20,000 students from more than 120 different countries. Teaching and research are delivered in 24 academic schools and 40 research institutes and research centres, spread across three Faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Faculty of Medical Sciences; and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. The university offers around 175 full-time undergraduate degree programmes in a wide range of subject areas spanning arts, sciences, engineering and medicine, together with approximately 340 postgraduate taught and research programmes across a range of disciplines.
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public university in Nottingham, England. It was founded as a new university in 1992 from Trent Polytechnic (later Nottingham Polytechnic). Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design which still exists within the university today. It is the 14th largest university in the UK (out of 166) with 27,920 students split over three different campuses. Nottingham Trent University was ranked in the number 700 and above (701+) category in the world by the QS World University Rankings. In 2008 The Complete University Guide named Nottingham Trent the “top post-1992 University” in the country. The university has “one of the best employability records of any university in England and Wales”. It maintains close ties to over 6,000 businesses and 94% of student’s progress to full-time employment or further education within six months of graduating. The Guardian calls Nottingham Trent “the most environmentally friendly university in the country”. In 2009, it was awarded the title of “the most environmentally friendly university in the UK”, by The People & Planet Green League (the only independent ranking of British universities’ environmental and ethical performance). Also since 2009, 100% of the university’s electricity has been generated by renewable sources.
Oxford Brookes University is a public university in Oxford, England. It can trace its origins to 1865 when the former Oxford School of Art was established. The university was renamed in 1992 to honour its former principal, John Henry Brookes.
The university’s School of Architecture is one of the largest in Britain. In 2016 it was ranked 359th in the world according to the QS World University Rankings and is in the 401-500 bracket according to Times Higher Education’s 2016-2017 list of the top 1000 universities in the world.Oxford Brookes University is the sixth largest employer in Oxford shire.
Queens University Belfast Queen’s University Belfast (informally Queen’s or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as “Queen’s College, Belfast”, but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. The university forms the focal point of the Queen’s Quarter area of the city, one of Belfast’s four cultural districts. It offers academic degrees at various levels and across a broad subject range, with over 300 degree programmes available. Since 1 March 2014, Patrick Johnston has been the university’s 12th President and Vice-Chancellor. Its Chancellor is Thomas Moran. Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities Ireland and Universities UK. The university is associated with two Nobel laureates and one Turing Award laureate.
The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen’s College, Birmingham (founded in 1828 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery) and Mason Science College (established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason), making it the first English civic or ‘red brick’ university to receive its own royal charter. It is a founding member of both the Russell Group of British research universities and the international network of research universities, Universitas 21. The university was ranked 15th in the UK and 82nd in the world in the QS World University Rankings for 2016-17. In 2013, Birmingham was named ‘University of the Year 2014’ in the Times Higher Education awards. The 2016 Global Employability University Ranking places Birmingham at 90th worldwide and 10th in the UK. Birmingham is also ranked 9th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. The student population includes 21,495 undergraduate and 12,335 postgraduate students, which is the fourth largest in the UK (out of 166). The annual income of the institution for 2015–16 was £625.6 million of which £135.5 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £562.1 million.
The University of Bristol in post-nominal letters, sometimes referred to as Bristol University) is a red brick research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1909, and its predecessor institution, University College, Bristol, had been in existence since 1876. Bristol is organized into six academic faculties composed of multiple schools and departments running over 200 undergraduate courses largely situated in the Tyndalls Park area of the city.The university had a total income of £565.8 million in 2015/16, of which £146.2 million was from research grants and contracts. It is the largest independent employer in Bristol. The University of Bristol is ranked 11th in the UK for its research, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 by GPA.The University of Bristol is ranked 37th by the QS World University Rankings 2015-16, and is ranked amongst the top of UK universities by QS, THE, and ARWU. A highly selective institution, it has an average of 6.4 (Sciences faculty) to 13.1 (Medicine & Dentistry Faculty) applicants for each undergraduate place. The University of Bristol was the youngest British university to be ranked among the top 40 institutions in the world according to the yearly QS World University Rankings for 2009, and has also been ranked at 15th in the world (again in 2009) in terms of reputation with employers, placing higher than several American Ivy League universities, including Princeton University, Cornell and Penn.
The University of Essex is a public research university in Colchester, Essex, England. It is one of the leading universities in Europe.The University was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965. The university’s largest campus is located within Wivenhoe Park in the English county of Essex, less than a mile (1.6 km) from the town of Wivenhoe and two miles (3 km) from the town of Colchester. Apart from the Wivenhoe Park campus, there is a rapidly developing campus in Southend-on-Sea (Essex’s largest town), and the East 15 Acting School is based in Loughton. The university enjoys collaborative partnerships with a number of institutions across the eastern region.These are University Campus Suffolk (now the University of Suffolk), Colchester Institute (University Campus Colchester), Kaplan Open Learning (KOL), South Essex College and Writtle College. The university exhibits an international character with 132 countries represented in its student body. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014 ranked Essex in the top 20 universities in the UK for the quality of its research and the top 5 for social science. The university is referenced by QS World University Rankings as being in the top 2% of universities in the world, and as a world leader in social sciences (top 150) and management, with internationally recognized strengths in the arts and humanities (top 250). The QS statistics ranked Essex the 5th most international university in the UK for staff and the 11th most international student body.
The University of Exeter is a public research university located in Exeter, Devon, South West England, and United Kingdom. The university was founded and received its Royal Charter in 1955, although its predecessor institutions, the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West of England, were established in 1900 and 1922 respectively. In post-nominal’s, the University of Exeter is abbreviated as Exxon, and is the suffix given to honorary and academic degrees from the university. The university has four campuses: Streatham and St Luke’s (both of which are in Exeter); and Truro and Penryn (both of which are in Cornwall).The university is centered in the city of Exeter, Devon, where it is the principal higher education institution. Streatham is the largest campus containing many of the university’s administrative buildings, and is regarded as the most beautiful in the country. The Penryn campus is maintained in conjunction with Falmouth University under the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) initiative. The university was named the Sunday Times University of the Year in 2013 and was the Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2007. Exeter has maintained a top ten position in the National Student Survey since the survey was launched in 2005. In 2011, it was considered as being one of the top 10 elite universities in England (based on the proportion of incoming students with at least AAB at A Level), and the university is one of only eight universities to be ranked within the top 10 of all three major national league tables for 2016. For 2015-16, Exeter had a turnover of £371.5 million, including £61.4 million from research grants and contracts.
The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. It was founded in 1451. Along with the University of Edinburgh, the University was part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. It is currently a member of Universities 21, the international network of research universities, and the Russell Group. In common with universities of the pre-modern era, Glasgow originally educated students primarily from wealthy backgrounds; however it became a pioneer in British higher education in the 19th century by also providing for the needs of students from the growing urban and commercial middle class. Glasgow University served all of these students by preparing them for professions: the law, medicine, civil service, teaching, and the church.It also trained smaller but growing numbers for careers in science and engineering. Originally located in the city’s High Street, since 1870 the main University campus has been located at Gilmore hill in the West End of the city. Additionally, a number of university buildings are located elsewhere, such as the Veterinary School in Bearsden, and the Crichton Campus in Dumfries.
The University of Greenwich is a British, United Kingdom-based university. It has three campuses in London and Kent, England. These are located at Greenwich, in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, and in Avery Hill and Medway. Previous names include Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic. It is the greenest university in the UK in 2012 as assessed by The People & Planet Green League. The university has ranked well in terms of student satisfaction across all 20 listed universities in London – with it topping lists of 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 consecutively. It has not left the top five since its entry in 2010. The University of Greenwich has been ranked among the 200 institutions with the most global outlook and named one of the “most international” universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine. The university’s range of subjects includes architecture, business, computing, mathematics, education, engineering, humanities, maritime studies, natural sciences, pharmacy and social sciences. It has a strong research focus and well-established links to the scientific community.
The University of Leeds is a redbrick university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, established in 1831. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904, a royal charter, created in 1903, was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group – the leading research-intensive universities in the UK, the N8 Group for research collaboration, the Worldwide Universities Network, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the White Rose University Consortium, the Santander Network and CDIO and is also affiliated to the Universities UK. The Leeds University Business School hold the ‘Triple Crown’ accreditations from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing them in the top 1% of business schools globally.
The University of Manchester is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester .The University of Manchester is a red brick university, a product of the civic university movement of the late-19th century. The main campus is south of Manchester city centre on Oxford Road. In 2015/16, the university had 39,700 students and 10,400 staff, making it the second largest university in the UK (out of 166 including the Open University), and the largest single-site university. It has the third largest endowment of any university in England, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. It is a member of the worldwide Universities Research Association, the Russell Group of British research universities and the N8 Group.
The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, England. The history of the university dates back to 1908, when the Park building opened as a Municipal college and public library. It was previously known as Portsmouth Polytechnic until 1992, when it was granted university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. The university offers a range of disciplines from Pharmacy, International relations and politics, Mechanical Engineering, Paleontology etc. With courses like Pharmacy appearing in the top 20 in the UK, furthermore 89% of research conducted in Physics and 90% of research in Allied Health Professions ,i.e., Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy have been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in REF2014. The University is a member of the University Alliance and The Channel Islands Universities Consortium. Alumni include Tim Peake, Grayson Perry, Simon Armitage and Ben Fogle.
The University of Kent is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is recognized as a Beloff’s plate glass university. It is a member of the Santander Network of European universities encouraging social and economic development, Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. The university has a rural campus north of Canterbury situated within 300 acres (1.2 km2) of park land, housing over 6,000 students, as well as campuses in Medway and Ton bridge in Kent and European postgraduate centre’s in Brussels, Athens, Rome and Paris. As a result of its extensive ties with and geographic proximity to the continent the university brands itself as “The UK’s European University”. In 2014 the university was ranked 80th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in Top 100 Universities under 50 Years. Additionally, Times Higher Education also ranked the university 20th in the United Kingdom in 2015 though aggregating multiple ranking results into a comprehensive table of ranking tables. It is among a group of institutions to consistently score 90% or above for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey. In 2013, nearly 28,000 students applied to the university through UCAS and 5,190 accepted offers of places.
The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and Sheffield Technical School (1884). Sheffield is a multi-campus university predominantly over two campus areas: the Western Bank and the St George’s. The university is organized into five academic faculties composed of multiple departments. It had 19,555 undergraduate and 8,370 postgraduate students in 2015/16 and its consolidated income came to £635.7 million with £168.5 million coming from research income in 2015/16, which made Sheffield among the top 10 of the UK universities in terms of Net assets. Sheffield was placed 84th worldwide by The QS World University Rankings 2016. In 2011, Sheffield was named ‘University of the Year’ in the Times Higher Education awards. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014 ranked the University of Sheffield 1st for student experience, social life, university facilities and accommodation, among other categories.
The University of Sussex is a public research university situated in Falmer, near Brighton in Sussex. The university received its Royal Charter in August 1961, and was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities promoting excellence in research and teaching. Sussex counts three Nobel Prize winners, 14 Fellows of the Royal Society, six Fellows of the British Academy and a winner of the Crawford Prize among its faculty. In the latest rankings, the university was placed 62nd in Europe and 140th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015–16. The Guardian University Guide 2016 placed Sussex 19th in the United Kingdom and the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 also ranks Sussex 19th. The 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities placed the university within the top 18-21 in the United Kingdom and in the top 151-200 internationally.
The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic institution in the UK. Westminster was awarded university status in 1992 meaning it could award its own degrees. Its headquarters and original campus are in Regent Street in the City of Westminster area of central London, with additional campuses in Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow. It operates the Westminster International University in Tashkent in Uzbekistan. Westminster’s academic activities are organized into seven faculties and schools, within which there are around 45 departments. The University has numerous centres of research excellence across all the faculties, including the Communication and Media Research Institute, whose research is ranked in the Global Top 40 by the QS World University Rankings.
The University of York is a research-intensive plate glass university located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects. Situated to the south-east of the city of York, the university campus is about 200 acres in size, incorporating the York Science Park and the National Science Learning Centre. Its wildlife, campus lakes and greenery are prominent, and the institution also occupies buildings in the city of York. In May 2007 the university was granted permission to build an extension to its main campus, on arable land just east of the nearby village of Heslington . The second campus, known as Heslington East, opened in 2009 and now hosts three colleges and three departments as well as conference spaces, sports village and a business start-up “incubator”. York is a collegiate university and every student is allocated to one of the university’s nine colleges. The ninth college was founded in 2014 and was named Constantine after the Roman emperor Constantine I, who was proclaimed Augustus in York in 306 AD. There are plans to build two new colleges in the near future.
Colorado State University (also referred to as Colorado State and CSU) is a public research university located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The university is the state’s land grant university, and the flagship University of the Colorado State University System. The current enrollment is approximately 32,236 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students and the University is planning on having 35,000 students by 2020.The university has approximately 1,540 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with master’s degrees in 55 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine.
Florida Atlantic University is a public university located in Boca Raton, Florida, with five satellite campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, and in Fort Pierce at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. FAU belongs to the 12-campus State University System of Florida and serves South Florida, which has a population of more than five million people and spans more than 100 miles (160 km) of coastline. Florida Atlantic University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with high research activity. The university offers more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree programs within its 10 colleges in addition to a professional degree from the College of Medicine. Programs of study cover arts and humanities, the sciences, medicine, nursing, accounting, business, education, public administration, social work, architecture, engineering, and computer science. Florida Atlantic opened in 1964 as the first public university in southeast Florida, offering only upper-division and graduate level courses. Initial enrollment was only 867 students, increasing in 1984 when the university admitted its first lower-division undergraduate students.
The University of Massachusetts is the five-campus public university system and the only public research system in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The system includes four universities, a medical school, and a satellite campus, with system administration in Boston and Shrewsbury. The system is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and across its campuses enrolls 73,000 students .The University is ranked 52nd in the World in 2016 for its Innovative Achievements according to Reuters. Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the system 91-100 in the world by reputation in 2015 and 19th in the world in 2011.
The University Of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public research university in the University System of New Hampshire, in the United States. The university’s Durham campus, comprising six colleges, is located in the Seacoast region of the state. A seventh college, the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, occupies the university’s campus in Manchester, the state’s largest city. The University Of New Hampshire School Of Law, known as the Franklin Pierce Law Center until 2010, is located in Concord, the state’s capital. The University of New Hampshire was founded and incorporated in 1866, as a land grant college in Hanover in connection with Dartmouth College. In 1893, UNH moved to Durham. With over 15,000 students between its Durham, Manchester, and Concord campuses, UNH is the largest university in the state. The university is one of only nine land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation. Since July 1, 2007, Mark W. Huddleston has served as the university’s 19th president.
The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is an American metropolitan public research university located in Tampa, Florida, United States. USF is also a member institution of the State University System of Florida. Founded in 1956, USF is the fourth-largest public university in the state of Florida, with a total enrollment of 48,373 as of the 2014–2015 academic years. The USF system comprises three institutions: USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Each institution is separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools .The university is home to 14 colleges, offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and more than 130 graduate, specialist, and doctoral-level degree programs. USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, and is among three other universities in Florida to hold this highest level of classification. In its 2011 ranking, the Intellectual Property Owners Association placed USF 10th among all universities worldwide in the number of US patents granted. The university has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of over $3.7 billion. In a ranking compiled by the National Science Foundation, USF ranks 43rd in the United States for total research spending amongst all universities, public and private.
Fraser International College (FIC) is located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada and was opened in September 2006.FIC is a private educational business that operates under an agreement with Simon Fraser University. Courses at FIC are designed in consultation with faculty and departments at SFU, which allows for an oversight of course material and quality.FIC currently has more than 1300 students enrolled. Students in FIC come from more than 35 countries/regions.
North Island College (NIC) is a community college located primarily on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. College facilities include four campuses and three centre’s serving a population of 155,000 and a geographic region of 80,000 square kilometers .The largest campus is in the Comox Valley, at 2300 Ryan Road in Courtenay, but there are also campuses in Campbell River, Port Alberni, and Port Hardy. A centre is also located in Ucluelet and there are two vocational centres: Tebo Vocational Centre in Port Alberni and Vigar Road Vocational Centre in Campbell River. North Island College was established in 1975 partially due to a large grant by one of British Columbia’s largest shipping companies, Asia Pacific Marine Container Lines. It employs approximately 400 people.
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is an Australian public university with about 22,083 students as of 2011. It was established in 2003 after the merger of Northern Territory University (NTU) of Darwin, the Menzies School of Health Research and Centralian College of Alice Springs and it was named after Charles Darwin, the celebrated English naturalist. It is a member of the group of 7 Innovative Research Universities in Australia. CDU has campuses in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina, the city of Palmerstone, and the towns of Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy, with smaller training centres in Jabiru, Tennant Creek and Yulara. A new Waterfront Campus opened in 2015 in the Darwin CBD which contains the Business School. The University offers a wide range of Higher Education degrees and Vocational Education and Training courses with flexible study options, including part-time, external and online.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is an Australian research university primarily located in Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane. UQ is Australia’s top ranked university for business and life sciences and admits the majority of its state’s top achievers. The main campus occupies much of the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane central business district. Other UQ campuses and facilities are located throughout Queensland, the largest of which are the Gatton campus and the Herston medical school. UQ also has establishments overseas, such as the Brunei Clinical School and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States. Founded in 1909 by the state parliament, UQ is colloquially known as a sandstone university. The university offers associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees through a college, a graduate school and six faculties. As a research university, UQ incorporates over one hundred research institutes and centre’s, such as the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and the Institute for Molecular Bioscience. Recent research achievements of the university include pioneering the invention of the HPV vaccine against cervical cancer and the development of high-performance superconducting MRI magnets for portable scanning of human limbs.
The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of the world’s leading universities. The university comprises 16 faculties and schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. The university is colloquially known as one of Australia’s sandstone universities. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world’s most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camper down and Darlington. The University of Sydney is a member of the Group of Eight, Academic Consortium 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, the Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN), the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Worldwide Universities Network.
Curtin Singapore (a trademark of Curtin University) is the second off-shore campus of Australia’s Curtin University. Curtin Singapore is an Australian-based university that provides local and international students with the opportunity to receive an Australian university education in Singapore. In Australia, Curtin is the largest university in Western Australia with over 59,000 students (as of 2015) at locations including Perth, Margaret River, Kalgoorlie, Malaysia and Singapore Curtin University is a member of Australian Technology Network (ATN)Curtin University has been actively present in Singapore since 1986 through the establishment of links with reputable private educational providers in Singapore, namely the Singapore Human Resource Institute, Marketing Institute of Singapore, and the Singapore Institute of Materials Management. Prior to the establishment of its full-fledged independent campus in Singapore, degrees from Curtin were awarded through these partners. Curtin’s 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) campus in Singapore allows the University to be able to provide courses on its own merit. All Curtin University courses are now delivered at the campus commonly known as Curtin Singapore. Students at the Singapore campus are awarded the same degree and transcripts as their peers at the other campuses. Curtin Singapore’s operations began in December 2008 with an initial enrolment of 900 students. This included new and continuing students who were enrolled in Curtin’s courses through the University’s Partners in Singapore. Curtin Singapore now hosts over 1500 students.
James Cook University (JCU) is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia. JCU is a teaching and research institution. The University’s main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. JCU also has study centre’s in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international students. The University’s main fields of research include marine sciences, biodiversity, sustainable management of tropical ecosystems, genetics and genomics, tropical health care, tourism and engineering. The MDIS Business School (MBS) is the largest and most established school within the Management Development Institute of Singapore.MBS offers business programmes ranging from professional certificates to doctoral degrees, from its five university partners: namely: Bangor University (UK), Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France), Southern Cross University (Australia), the University of Sunderland (UK) and the University of Bradford (UK). The key academic programmes offered in MBS include business management, marketing, international business, accounting, banking and finance. MBS organizes seminars, industry talks, company visits and networking opportunities, available even to alumni.
The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS provides programmes in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion Design, Information Technology, Health and Life Sciences, Mass Communications, Psychology and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. They are offered in collaboration with universities in Australia, France, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. MDIS provides preparatory courses for GCE “O” and “A” level examinations, via its subsidiary – MDIS College. The MDIS Business School (MBS) is the largest and most established school within the Management Development Institute of Singapore.MBS offers business programmes ranging from professional certificates to doctoral degrees, from its five university partners: namely: Bangor University (UK), Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France), Southern Cross University (Australia), the University of Sunderland (UK) and the University of Bradford (UK). The key academic programmes offered in MBS include business management, marketing, international business, accounting, banking and finance. MBS organizes seminars, industry talks, company visits and networking opportunities, available even to alumni.
The Singapore Institute of Management is Singapore’s largest provider of private tertiary education and professional training. It was founded by the Singapore Economic Development Board in 1964. SIM offers diploma, undergraduate (distance-learning) and postgraduate programmes as well as executive education courses. The SIM Group provides its core services through three educational brands: SIM Global Education, SIM International Academy and SIM Professional Development.SIM offers diploma, undergraduate (distance learning), and postgraduate programmes, and executive courses. SIM conducts more than 50 distance learning programmes from universities in the US, the UK, Europe, and Australia. Besides their regular full-time distance learning programmes, SIM also offer part-time programmes in undergraduate and graduate studies.
Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland is a private educational institute, that offers undergraduate and postgraduate academic degrees. The Institute provides hospitality management development courses and has its campus in Sörenberg , Switzerland. Each semester the Institute has approximately 375 students from more than 35 nationalities to engage its range of programmes, of which a similar number of additional students will be concurrently undertaking work placements, supported by the school, in Switzerland and internationally to consolidate their academic training. Hotel and Tourism Management Institute was established as a private hotel school in late 1990 in the UK where it began with a few students and moved from Scotland to Bournemouth. In 1999, it was unanimously decided that the School could not compete in the UK against the big Swiss hotel schools. In 1999, the management team planned a relocation strategy. Professor Robert Larmour launched HTMI in Sörenberg, Switzerland. HTMi started with 16 students from two nationalities; now it has approximately 420 students in Switzerland from 35 nationalities.
The American University of Malta (AUM), formerly referred to as the American Institute of Malta (AIM), is a planned private university in the Southern Region of Malta. It is planned that the campus be split between Cospicua and Marsaskala, and the project is meant to regenerate the South of Malta and give that area an economic and social boost. Since the proposal was announced in May 2015, it has generated considerable controversy, especially since part of it is to be built on Outside Development Zone (ODZ) land. The proposed university is meant to create a social and economic boost to localities in the Southern Region of Malta, which is regarded as being less developed than the rest of the island. As of September 2016, demand for property in Cospicua has reportedly increased as a result of the university project .The university originally planned to take in its first students in October 2016, with lectures at Smart City Malta until the campuses are completed. The beginning of the first academic year has been moved to 28 August 2017, and the lectures are to be held at the Dock No. 1 campus in Cospicua. In January 2016, John Ryder was named as the head of the American Institute of Malta, and it was announced that the National Commission for Further and Higher Education had also approved six lecturers to work with him.