NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The global education firm, Study Group, has been selected by Western Washington University to establish an international study center on its campus in Bellingham, Washington. As the #2 Top Public School Regional Universities West1, Western encourages active student engagement through rigorous academics and research in a scenic and inviting environment. The new partnership will support international student success with continued development of the school’s existing Intensive English Program and the introduction of an undergraduate and graduate pathway program.
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Western ranks among the best in value for higher education and currently attracts students from around the world, including Japan, China, Korea, and Vietnam. Nestled between multicultural cities of Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, Western is located in the small city of Bellingham, giving students the opportunity to discover their passion in a vibrant location with a strong sense of community. Students have the option of exploring more than 160 different degree programs in top fields like environmental studies, engineering, computer science, economics and more.
Boasting a 95% undergraduate student population, students develop meaningful relationships with faculty, contributing to world-class research and building their resumes with companies including Microsoft, Tesla, Amazon, Boeing, NASA and more. Their rigorous academics are complemented by the vast outdoor recreation offered in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
“We are incredibly excited about our partnership with Western Washington University,” states Dr. Emily Williams Knight, Managing Director for Study Group Higher Education North America. “As our first partner on the U.S.’ West Coast, we know this will be an attractive opportunity for international students. Western provides the perfect environment for students’ self-discovery and with the quality of Western’s programs; we know these students will be successful.”
“Study Group shares our value in putting students first and supporting the success of all students,” states Dr. Sabah Randhawa, President of Western Washington University. “Adding their more than 24 years of international experience serving students, this partnership will provide greater resources to our campus community. We look forward to welcoming new international students in 2018.”
Study Group will provide global marketing and recruitment along with admissions and student services to grow and support the international student population at Western Washington University.
1 Source: U.S. News