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.
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.
International pathway provider Study Group has announced a new partnership with the University of Sheffield, its fourth in the last year, along with encouraging year-end results for 2013. It has also revealed a new business-orientation to add to the portfolio of Embassy English.
The second big hiring news of the week is that major ELT player Embassy English, part of Study Group, has announced the appointment of Santuza Bicalho, former CEO of major agency chain STB in Brazil, to head up its global sales division.
International pathway provider Study Group will take over operations of ANU College at the Australian National University (ANU). Providing English language and pathway courses at a top-50 ranked Australian institution will strengthen the global portfolio of Study Group, which issued Q3 results last week.
Global pathways and language provider, Study Group, recently raised £205 million through its first ever bond issuance. In September, European institutional investors were offered an option to acquire secure bonds, which Study Group's CEO says will enable strong onward development for the business.
Study Group, the global pathways and language provider, saw profits fall again this year due to poor performance in the US and Australia, although the firm’s UK operations grew. The Australia-based firm reported a 3.7% fall in revenue for the year ending December 31 2012 along with a pre-tax loss of £33.6m.