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UK: Appetite for HE spurs boom in younger year boarders

With their sights set on the UK's higher education system, parents new to the world's middle class are sending their children overseas earlier in an attempt to secure access to elite universities. Enrolments in teen learners at UK boarding schools are up over the last two to three years according to The Parthenon Group.

UK: CEG scoops two education accolades

Cambridge Education Group has reason to celebrate this week after winning the 'School operator – private schools groups' category at the Education Investor Awards and its independent school CATS College Canterbury being awarded the 'Boarding Initiative' title at the Independent School Awards.

Cambridge Education Group opens SUNY pathway

Cambridge Education Group has announced what is to become the largest pathway programme for international students hoping to enter university in the US, through a new partnership with Morrisville State College at the State University of New York. This is CEG's second pathway operation in the US, complementing its Boston operation.

Cambridge Education Group sold to Bridgepoint Capital

UK-based Cambridge Education Group has been sold to a US-based private equity firm, Bridgepoint Capital, it was announced today, for an enterprise value of UK£185 million. Ex-owners, Palamon Capital, acquired CEG in 2007 and achieved an acquisition multiple of 11 times the current year trading forecast.

CEG acquires Boston Academy of English

Cambridge Education Group (CEG) has acquired US English language teaching operation Boston Academy of English, rounding out its portfolio of education institutions in the American city and marking another first in its campaign to expand internationally.

CEG launches one-term Masters foundation

FoundationCampus, the pathway brand operated by UK-based Cambridge Education Group, has expanded its course offering to now provide a one-term Masters foundation at its Dutch campus on site at the University of Amsterdam, launching this year.

Who is making waves in international education?

The last few years have presented the international education sector with significant challenges, but the continuing demand has kept most businesses buoyant and growth on the agenda. The PIE takes a look at a selection of the key players in language, pathways and higher education that are navigating through somewhat turbulent times.

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