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Study Group: 2014 growth; 3 new ventures

This week Study Group has announced three new HE ventures on the back of its 2014 full year report showing 4% growth in EBITDA. The partnerships in the UK and US will help to fuel further growth in the higher education division and offset decline in its ELT entity Embassy English.

Study Group honours lost staff with memorial scholarship

A memorial service has been held at Bellerby's College, Cambridge, to commemorate the lives of Yana Baranova and Donna Bull, two Study Group employees who were killed in a plane crash last year. To honour the two women, the company has announced two scholarship funds in their names to fund students at Study Group locations around the UK.

New international drive for UK unis via partnerships

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) in the UK has announced a reinforced partnership with Study Group that will aim for a three-fold increase in non-EU student numbers ahead of a new city-centre campus opening in 2017. Meanwhile, the University of Stirling is teaming up with INTO University Partnerships.