Kaplan will use its global recruitment network to bring qualified students to the university’s foundation programs which prepare international students for a range of undergraduate degree programs.

“This… is a clear sign of confidence in the future of international higher education”

The company currently offers undergraduate pathway programs at its campus in central London (Kaplan International College London) for international students aiming to enrol at the University of Birmingham.

It also recruits international students for direct entry to Birmingham’s undergraduate degree programs.

Recruitment for the university’s on-campus programs delivered by its in-house Birmingham International Academy have already begun for the September 2021 intake and beyond.

Students will participate in degree preparation courses covering specialist subjects, study skills and English language.

“The University of Birmingham has always had a vibrant global community of students. We are committed to extending the opportunity to study on our beautiful campus to more international students,” said pro-vice-chancellor (International), Robin Mason.

University of Birmingham’s Aston Webb building.

Mason added that the Birmingham International Academy has delivered International Foundation Pathways to students from all over the globe since 2012.

“We are delighted to extend our successful partnership with Kaplan to provide the university with student recruitment services for its highly successful in-house international foundation pathway programs.

“We hope our partnership will see our International Foundation student numbers continue to grow and diversify.”

Linda Cowan, managing director of Kaplan International Pathways, added: “We are delighted to be deepening our partnership with the university after five years of success in recruiting and educating international students.

“This further commitment in our partnership with the university is a clear sign of confidence in the future of international higher education.”

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