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Private college strikes overseas student deal with universities

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A London-based private provider is to offer pathway programmes with a consortium of Northern universities, enabling international students to get on to degree courses

The London School of Business and Finance has said it will take on around 150 students to “provide students with the academic and English skills needed to progress to a leading university”.

These courses offer guaranteed progression to degree courses at 11 institutions, including the universities of Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Sheffield.

The Northern Consortium UK (NCUK), one of a number of firms offering foundation courses for international students hoping to study at a UK university, said it plans to open 30 new centres across the world over the next five years.

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Source: The Times Higher Education, David Matthews, Reporter, 25 August 2013

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