NCC Education is an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education in Computing and Business. Working with a global network of accredited partner centres, NCC Education provides learners an affordable route to obtain a UK university degree and access to British education without leaving their home country.
With a strong heritage dating back to 1966, quality is the cornerstone for NCC Education’s continued success. The organisation has developed stringent quality assurance processes to ensure the same high quality standard is applied on qualifications, accredited partner centres and services offered throughout the world. NCC Education qualifications are recognised by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and are widely valued by employers and universities worldwide.
As a customer-centric organisation, NCC Education is committed to providing every learner a world-class British qualification and every accredited partner centre the support they require, making their journey a seamless and an enjoyable one.
Oxford Brookes University is one of the United Kingdom’s (UK) leading modern universities – offering high quality teaching and cutting-edge research opportunities. Brookes uses its close links with industry and business to develop courses that equip students with the skills employers are looking for.
Oxford Brookes has a long history and tradition, and began life as the Oxford School of Art in 1865. It developed through the 20th century to a technology school, college, and polytechnic and then gained university status in 1992.
It has evolved into an international university with more than 10% of its students coming from outside the European Union.
Oxford Brookes is ranked one of the world’s most international universities in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) top 200 international universities 2016 and ranked in the top 50 in the UK (48th) in the Guardian University Guide 2016.
The University is among the world’s elite institutions in 12 subject areas in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016, and was ranked in the top twenty in seven subjects in the Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2015:
1. Physiotherapy (5th)
2. East and South Asian Studies (10th)
3. Town and Country Planning & Landscape (13th)
4. Subjects Allied to Medicine (14th)
5. Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism (14th)
6. Art and Design (18th)
7. Anthropology (20th)
Brookes also prides itself to improving people’s lives in Oxford, the United Kingdom, and around the world. It was the first ever Fairtrade university and is renowned for its work in international development.
Informatics Academy has been working in partnership with Oxford Brookes University since 1998, during which time over 1,000 students have graduated.
Ranked 48th overall in the UK
Guardian University Guide 2016
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. ‘Ex solo ad solem’, or in translation, ‘From the Earth to the Sun’, has been its motto ever since – helping people from all walks of life to make the most of their potential is what UCLan’s all about.
Today UCLan is one of the UK’s largest universities. With a student and staff community approaching 38,000 it is the fifth largest employer in the North West of England. Internationally UCLan has academic partners in all regions of the globe and it is on a world stage that the first class quality of its education was first recognised. The University has an increasingly thriving campus in Cyprus delivering UCLan programmes and original research within a UCLan environment and culture.
In 2010 UCLan became the first UK modern university to appear in the QS World University Rankings. In 2015 the Centre for World University Rankings placed UCLan in the top 3.8 percent of all worldwide universities, highlighting the progress the institution has made in providing students with real-world learning experiences and reflecting the institution’s broad pool of academic talent.
Ranked 32nd overall for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
Times Good University Guide 2016
Ranked 39th overall for Hospitality, Events Management and Tourism
Guardian University Guide 2016
Brought into being through the determination, enthusiasm for learning, and generosity of ordinary Welsh people, the establishment of the University of Wales by Royal Charter in 1893 was regarded as one of the most important political and social developments in the nineteenth century. The University of Wales has a long and proud history, playing an important role in the development of higher education in Wales.
Over the years the University has adapted in order to be in a position to respond to the needs of students, both in Wales and further afield.
In October of 2011, the governing bodies of the University of Wales, Swansea Metropolitan University and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David made a commitment to merge under the 1828 Charter of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. The first phase of this process was completed in 2012 with the merger of University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Swansea Metropolitan University, as well as the created of Adduned Cymru -The Wales Pledge. The new university is expected to be fully integrated by 2017.
With a strong student base across several campuses, the transformed University will offer a range of service facilities on a local, regional, national and international basis. It will cease to be an accrediting body for other Universities in Wales, bring to a close validated programmes offered at centres in the UK and overseas, and introduce a new academic model.