Cambridge Education Group announces partnership with the University of Hull
Fri 31 Jul 2015
ONCAMPUS Hull will offer international students guaranteed progression to a range of undergraduate Business and Engineering degrees at the University of Hull, including the 4 year integrated Masters degree in Engineering, the MEng. ONCAMPUS students will receive high quality teaching, especially tailored to international students’ needs, to ensure they are ideally prepared to be successful on their chosen University of Hull degree programme.
The University of Hull, founded in 1927, is one of the oldest and well respected universities in the UK. The University has a long and distinguished tradition of providing a first-class education and rewarding life experiences to students from all over the world.
Hull is a campus university, which blends the traditional with the innovative, so students can experience life on a beautiful green and leafy 125-acre campus, complete with ivy-clad old buildings, while taking advantage of a cutting-edge environment that embraces technology, social connectivity, modern facilities and a global outlook. This blend gives the University of Hull a unique atmosphere.
The city of Hull is at the heart of East Yorkshire, on the bank of the Humber Estuary, in Northern England – a stone’s throw from the stunning East Coast. Students will have the best of all worlds at the University of Hull. Not only does the campus have beautiful surroundings and an abundance of outdoor leisure opportunities right on its doorstep, it is also easy to reach by road, rail, sea or air. And as the UK’s City of Culture for 2017, Hull will enjoy 365 days of world-class arts and culture. There are 1,500 events pledged to take place on campus and around the City of Hull during 2017 making it a great place to experience cultural life in the UK.
Professor Calie Pistorius, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Hull, said: “The University of Hull is delighted to enter into this partnership with Cambridge Education Group which will see the ONCAMPUS Hull programme offer high quality, tailored teaching to a wider range of international students.”
“We already welcome 1,500 international students and we were recently given a 5-star rating for our internationalisation, teaching, employability and facilities by world university ranking experts, QS. This demonstrates the University’s global outlook and continued commitment to providing first-class learning and teaching, as well as an outstanding student experience.”
“We look forward to offering Foundation Programmes in Business and Engineering, which are some of our most popular subject areas.”
Fergus Brownlee, Chief Executive of Cambridge Education Group, said, “ONCAMPUS Hull is a great new partnership that builds on our reputation for delivering quality pathway programmes. It offers international students an excellent opportunity to secure guaranteed entry into the highly respected Business and Engineering degrees at the University of Hull.”
ONCAMPUS, part of Cambridge Education Group, operates successfully in the UK preparing thousands of international students each year for university courses in the UK. In mainland Europe a highly successful partnership operates with the University of Amsterdam, a top 50 world ranked institution and a new partnership with Lund University, Sweden, ranked 60th in the world , has recently been announced. In the US ONCAMPUS is also established in partnership with Wheelock College in Boston, with Morrisville State College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system of 64 colleges, and with the University of North Texas.
ONCAMPUS Hull will offer Undergraduate Foundation programmes in Business and Engineering to international students needing high quality English language and academic preparation prior to progressing to their undergraduate studies with The University of Hull. The centre will enrol its first students in January 2016.
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