Bigger, better data means that institutions can have a much greater understanding about conversion of enquiries and post-graduation outcomes, for example. But how do those in the sector choose to measure efficacy and success when delivering an international education experience? Beckie Smith finds out.
As its 25th anniversary year draws to a close, NCUK has added two major international collaborations to its portfolio of academic preparation programmes: a £1m scholarship scheme for Nigerian students and an in-country pathway programme in Malta.
Astrum Education, a leading group of London-based independent sixth form colleges, is partnering with pathway provider North Consortium UK to launch four International Foundation Year pathways this September covering business, humanities, science and engineering streams.
Pathway provider North Consortium UK (NCUK) has expanded its programmes into India for the first time in its 25 year history, after signing an agreement with the Delhi based training arm of Indian student consultancy The Chopras. This agreement is the first of NCUK's three new market entries coming to fruition in 2014.
The NCUK consortium has launched an International Foundation Year (IFY) in Colombia, its first venture in Latin America. Students who complete the pathway programme delivered at St Peter’s International College in Bogotá will be able to continue onto one of the 11 universities that make up the northern consortium of UK HE.