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Cambridge Education Group announces partnership with the University of North Texas

Thu 08 Jan 2015

Cambridge Education Group announces further expansion of its U.S. offerings with a new University Transfer Program for international students seeking a degree from an American institution: ONCAMPUS Texas

ONCAMPUS Texas is a partnership with the University of North Texas (UNT). Students will live and study at UNT, a large public, student-centered research university located in the heart of Texas in Denton. ONCAMPUS Texas will offer international students an academically rigorous and highly supportive U.S. collegiate experience in a safe and secure environment with easy access to multiple big-city cultural attractions, enabling students to become accustomed comfortably to succeed in studying the United States.

Upon completion of the University Transfer Program, students will have the opportunity to progress into the second (sophomore) year of degree courses at UNT. UNT offers 98 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 36 doctoral degree programs across a range of different subjects  and a full college experience, giving international students the flexibility to choose a course of study that suits their future aspirations.  As the US’s  largestUS’s largest public research university, UNT is deeply committed to advancing educational excellence and preparing students to become thoughtful, engaged citizens of the world.

North Texas provides an ideal base for students interested in experiencing real life in the United States. Denton (population 120,000) is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and was named best small town in America for 2 consecutive years by USA Today for its beauty, friendliness, attractions, recreational opportunities and   cuisine. Denton  hostsDenton hosts an annual Art and Jazz festival each April, a professional rodeo and has many lakes for outdoor activities.  Nearby cities like Dallas and Fort Worth provide  studentsprovide students with the opportunity to experience a full range of major professional sports, arts, and avail themselves of both traditional Texas culture and the high growth economy of Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, all within a close commuting distance. 
Richard Nader, Vice Provost for International Affairs at University of North Texas, said, “UNT is part of one of the fastest growing economic regions in the United States, and students can find excellent programs focused on Science &Technology, business, hospitality and tourism, dance and theater, in short, you will receive an education that will take you far in life. UNT is a creative place where talent is nurtured.  Our graduates not only include top scientists, engineers, politicians and CEOs, but also Pulitzer Prize and Grammy award winners.” UNT is a great environment to develop your talent and realize your ambitions.”

ONCAMPUS is part of Cambridge Education Group’s FoundationCampus which operates successfully in the UK preparing thousands of international students each year for university courses in the UK.ONCAMPUS is also established in partnership with Wheelock College in Boston and with Morrisville State College, part of the State University of New York system of 64 colleges. ONCAMPUS has been assisting International students study in the US since September 2012.

Fergus Brownlee, Chief Executive of Cambridge Education Group, said, “ONCAMPUS Texas is an ideal opportunity for international students to experience life at an American University and gain a deeper understanding of the US and its education system. Our university transfer program has been specifically designed to support student success – academically, personally and professionally – and prepare them to complete their degree at UNT, one of the largest public universities in the US.”

ONCAMPUS TEXAS will enroll its first students in September 2015. For further details click here.

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