Gus news and highlights

GUS NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS

GUS institutions launch International Mother's Day campaign

GUS institutions launch International Mother's Day campaign

London, 11 May 2018 – Global University Systems institutions London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) and The Language Gallery (TLG) have this week launched a joint campaign to celebrate International Mother’s Day.

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Global University Systems acquires University of Applied Sciences Europe and HTK Academy of Design

Global University Systems acquires University of Applied Sciences Europe and HTK Academy of Design

Amsterdam, 16 April 2018 – Global University Systems B.V. (GUS) today announced the acquisition of two German institutions – the University of Applied Sciences Europe (UE) and the HTK Academy of Design – from Laureate Education, Inc.

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GUS Education India launches

GUS Education India launches

Hydrabad, Friday 6 April 2018-  Global University Systems launches GUS Education India

 Based in Hyderabad’s tech district, GUS Education India aims to work with local companies to invest in the latest technology and develop innovative solutions.

 

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London School of Business and Finance in Singapore receives new EduTrust certification

London School of Business and Finance in Singapore receives new EduTrust certification

Singapore, 7 March 2018 – London School of Business and Finance in Singapore (LSBF) recently renewed its new EduTrust certification from the Committee for Private Education.

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Higher education institutions launch WonderWomen International Womens Week

Higher education institutions launch #WonderWomen initiative to celebrate International Women’s Week

London, 2 March 2018 – London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), GISMA Business School, and Toronto School of Management (TSoM) have launched a joint initiative to celebrate International Women’s Week.

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London School of Business and Finance shortlisted at the PQ Awards 2018

London School of Business and Finance shortlisted at the PQ Awards 2018

London, 5 February 2018 – London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) is nominated in three categories at PQ Awards 2018, and is now aiming to take home a trophy for the ninth consecutive year.

With nominations for Online College of the Year, Study Resource of the Year, and PQ of the Year, LSBF is once more being recognised for its innovative teaching and the achievements of its students.

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Global University Systems acquires London College of Creative Media

Global University Systems acquires London College of Creative Media

Amsterdam, 13 January 2018 - Global University Systems today announced the acquisition of the London College of Creative Media (LCCM), an institution which specialises in music, creative writing, coding and creative entrepreneurship programmes. The acquisition will enable GUS to support LCCM through its next phase of growth and ensure students are able to complete their courses without interruption through LCCM’s existing collaboration with the Open University.

 

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The University of Law commended for the enhancement of student learning by Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

The University of Law commended for the enhancement of student learning by Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

London, 11 January 2018 - The University of Law (ULaw) has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the enhancement of student learning opportunities.

Only 25% of Universities and Colleges with higher education provision achieved a Commendation during 2014/15 and 2015/16.

 

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Cyndi McLeod appointed as CEO, Global University Systems Canada

Cyndi McLeod appointed as CEO, Global University Systems Canada

London, 15 November 2017 - Global University Systems today announced the appointment of Cyndi McLeod to the position of CEO of Global University Systems Canada in which capacity she will also serve as Chair of the Board of Directors and Governors of its Vancouver-based subsidiary University Canada West and have responsibility for the group’s expansion and wider operations in the country, which include The Language Gallery and the Toronto School of Management.

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TLG and High Q to deliver English language course in Israel

TLG and High Q to deliver English language course in Israel

The Language Gallery and High Q have partnered to introduce TLG’s General English programme to Israel.

The course is set to start in November and will be available in all High Q branches (more than 25 schools). There are also plans to add more elective courses in the future.

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Toronto School of Management launches with five professional development programs

Toronto School of Management launches with five professional development programs

Toronto, 16 October 2017 – Students and professionals looking to develop their careers will now have a new option in Canada.

The Toronto School of Management (TSoM) will be opening for its first intake in March 2018, offering courses in accountancy, business and hospitality. As a Designated Learning Institution (DLI), the downtown-based school will be open to both domestic and international applicants alike.

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Arden University in first place for social media on Edurank

Arden University in first place for social media on Edurank

Arden University has topped the Edurank charts with first place for overall social media performance.

 

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LSBF to deliver ACCA programmes in Australia

LSBF to deliver ACCA programmes in Australia

LSBF in Singapore has officiated its partnership with Sydney’s Bridge Business College on 25 September in Singapore.

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LSBF Online to offer free AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate

LSBF Online to offer free AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate

London, 4 September 2017 – London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Online are launching a new initiative to support accountancy professionals.

As part of the launch of LSBF AAT Online, we are offering free online tuition for the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate to help students work towards a recognised accountancy qualification. The qualification will be delivered entirely online by InterActive.

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The University of Law deepens training partnership with Pinsent Masons

The University of Law deepens training partnership with Pinsent Masons

London, 1 September 2017 – The University of Law (ULaw) has expanded its longstanding training relationship with Pinsent Masons LLP to include paralegal and business operations-focused apprenticeship programmes alongside a new exclusive contract to continue delivering LPC and GDL training for the firm’s future trainee solicitors.

Both apprenticeship programmes will be delivered by ULaw, the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training, in partnership with apprenticeship specialists, Damar Training.

 

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LEORON Institute and LSBF Executive Education sign agreement for professional development courses in the Middle East

LEORON Institute and LSBF Executive Education sign agreement for professional development courses in the Middle East

August 21 2017 – London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) and LEORON Institute announced a new partnership in international professional development today.

The agreement will see LSBF Executive Education and premium corporate training provider LEORON working together to deliver professional courses in the Middle East. The agreement covers the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

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The Language Gallery expands internationally with new schools in Germany and Canada

The Language Gallery expands internationally with new schools in Germany and Canada

London, 17 August 2017 – The Language Gallery (TLG) is expanding its international presence with the opening of two new schools in Germany and Canada. The Berlin and Vancouver language schools will bring TLG’s locations to a total of eight, spread across the UK, Europe and North America.

Both schools opened in May, offering an initial portfolio of courses tailored to the respective local markets. In Berlin students will be able to choose from General English, General German and German for Work, as well as a University Pathway Programme. Vancouver will initially focus on delivering General English classes to the international students in the city and from abroad.

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Charles Russell Speechlys and ULaw announce legal post-grad scholarship

Charles Russell Speechlys and ULaw announce legal post-grad scholarship

London, 9 August 2017 – Leading law firm Charles Russell Speechlys and The University of Law (ULaw) today announce their collaboration to offer a £5,000 scholarship to a student wishing to study the Graduate Diploma in Law, Legal Practice Course or MA Law at ULaw in September 2017.

Hamish Perry, Graduate Recruitment Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys said: “The aim of this initiative is to support students who may not have the means to further their studies as well as recognising their hard work and achievements to date. The legal sector offers a multitude of employment opportunities and this scholarship is designed to be a helping hand to recruiting additional talent.”

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GUS and ULaw shortlisted at EducationInvestor Awards 2017

GUS and ULaw shortlisted at EducationInvestor Awards 2017

London, 2 August 2017 – Global University Systems (GUS) and The University of Law (ULaw) were recently announced as finalists at the EducationInvestor Awards 2017.

The University of Law is one of the six institutions in the running for Higher Education Provider of the Year, while Global University Systems has been shortlisted in the ‘Grand Prix’ category for Education Business of the Year.

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London School of Business and Finance in Singapore opens Belt and Road Multi-Cultural Studies Centre

London School of Business and Finance in Singapore opens Belt and Road Multi-Cultural Studies Centre

Singapore, 24 July 2017 – The first Belt And Road Multi-Cultural Studies Centre in Singapore opened today. The Centre, a collaboration between the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) in Singapore and Xiamen University’s Overseas Education College (OEC), was set up under the auspices of China’s Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative.

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The University of Law collaborates with GISMA to offer degree programmes in Berlin

The University of Law collaborates with GISMA to offer degree programmes in Berlin

London, 7 July 2017 - The University of Law (ULaw) today announced its entry into the German market through its collaboration with GISMA Business School in Berlin.

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The University of Law awarded Gold ranking in first Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Law awarded Gold ranking in first Teaching Excellence Framework

London, 23 June 2017 – The University of Law (ULaw) has today been awarded a gold ranking in the Government led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF panel assessed that ULaw delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.

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The University of Law partners with University of Reading

The University of Law partners with University of Reading

The University of Law programmes will soon be delivered at the University of Reading’s campus thanks to a new partnership between the two institutions. 

Launching this September, the initiative starts with the Legal Practice Course (LPC); from September 2018, the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) will also be included in the collaboration. The project will be managed by Sarah Pooley, ULaw Guildford’s centre director, building on the positive relationship that already exists between Reading and the centre.

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LSBF Secures ACCA Gold Approved Learning Partner Status for Online ACCA Programmes

LSBF Secures ACCA Gold Approved Learning Partner Status for Online ACCA Programmes

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) today announced that it has secured Gold Approved Learning Partner status from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for its online ACCA programmes. The prestigious accreditation will apply to ACCA online courses, provided by LSBF’s Professional School and delivered through an e-learning platform developed by InterActive.

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LCCA Head of School Named in 100 Most Influential Games People In Britain

LCCA Head of School Named in 100 Most Influential Games People In Britain

Marie-Claire Isaaman, Head of Visual Media at LCCA, has been listed as one of the 100 most influential games people in Britain by GamesIndustry.biz.

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GISMA partners with SDA Bocconi School of Management to offer Executive Education programmes in Germany

GISMA partners with SDA Bocconi School of Management to offer Executive Education programmes in Germany

GISMA Business School today announced an exclusive academic partnership with the Milan-based SDA Bocconi School of Management. The partnership will see the delivery of executive and customised programmes, as well as collaboration on research projects at GISMA’s Hannover and Berlin campuses. Considered one of the top 10 management schools in Europe, SDA Bocconi is the School of Management of Bocconi University, one of the most prestigious academic institutions in Italy.

 

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Rathakrishnan Govind appointed London School of Business and Finance’s Global CEO

Rathakrishnan Govind appointed London School of Business and Finance’s Global CEO

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) today announced the appointment of Rathakrishnan Govind as its new Global CEO. Having successfully led LSBF in Singapore’s operations for nearly four years, driving double-digit growth year-on-year, he will now progress to a global role, in which he will lead LSBF’s UK and international operations. The new role will manage all opportunities for London, Singapore and globally, looking to expand their international activity.

 

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Education Investor Global Magazine features GUS founder Aaron Etingen in its March ’17 edition

Education Investor Global Magazine features GUS founder Aaron Etingen in its March ’17 edition

In March 2017, Education Investor Global Magazine featured GUS founder Aaron Etingen on their front cover, along with a four-page feature on the successful entrepreneur and his brands.

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PQ Awards 2017: 5 Nominations Including Accountancy College of the Year for LSBF in Singapore

PQ Awards 2017: 5 Nominations Including Accountancy College of the Year for LSBF in Singapore

London School of Business and Finance’s (LSBF) students, staff and resources have been shortlisted for the PQ Magazine Awards 2017. With a total of five nominations, including Accountancy College of the Year for LSBF in Singapore, LSBF is in the run for one of the best established accolades in the accountancy industry for another consecutive year.

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GISMA Business School and Grenoble Ecole de Management open campus in Berlin

GISMA Business School and Grenoble Ecole de Management open campus in Berlin

GISMA Business School today officially opened its new Berlin campus, where it will deliver highly-ranked postgraduate programmes in collaboration with Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM), the French leading business school with campuses worldwide. 

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LSBF becomes official ACCA provider for PwC CEE Academy

LSBF becomes official ACCA provider for PwC CEE Academy

London School of Business & Finance (LSBF) has become the official provider of ACCA tuition materials for PwC in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The partnership will see LSBF as the sole provider of training materials leading to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) qualification to thousands of PwC staff across 29 countries.

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The University of Law appointed exclusive LPC provider by Howard Kennedy

The University of Law appointed exclusive LPC provider by Howard Kennedy

The University of Law has been selected to act as exclusive Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider by law firm Howard Kennedy. As part of the new partnership, The University will provide legal training for the firm’s trainee solicitors starting in September 2017.

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GISMA welcomes first students to new Berlin campus

GISMA welcomes first students to new Berlin campus

On Thursday 12 January, GISMA Business School was delighted to receive its first cohort of MBA and Masters in International Business students to the new campus on Potsdamerstrasse, Berlin.  

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LSBF in Singapore Named Best Private School in Accountancy, Hospitality and Tourism at 2016 Training & Education Development Awards

LSBF in Singapore Named Best Private School in Accountancy, Hospitality and Tourism at 2016 Training & Education Development Awards

London School of Business and Finance in Singapore is proud to announce that it has won three awards at this year’s Training & Education Development Awards. At the ceremony, held on the December 1st, the school received awards for The Best Private School in Accountancy and The Best Private School in Hospitality & Tourism, along with The Gold Award for Corporate Training for Financial Management.

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The University of Law partners with Hogan Lovells on paralegal apprenticeship scheme

The University of Law partners with Hogan Lovells on paralegal apprenticeship scheme

Global law firm Hogan Lovells has launched a new paralegal apprenticeship scheme with The University of Law, offering aspiring paralegals an alternative route into the profession.

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LSBF expands Executive Education portfolio globally with BAC-accredited programmes

LSBF expands Executive Education portfolio globally with BAC-accredited programmes

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) is proud to announce the expansion of its Executive Education portfolio to 33 exclusive programmes, after recently being accredited by the British Accreditation Council. The new suite of programmes, which will be open to both domestic and international applicants, includes a range of short programmes and postgraduate certificate courses which are tailored to the needs of working professionals.

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LSBF in Singapore Wins Spirit of Enterprise Award

LSBF in Singapore Wins the Spirit of Enterprise Award

We are proud to announce that LSBF in Singapore has won the 2016 Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) Award 2016. 

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Global University Systems Acquires IBAT College Dublin

Global University Systems Acquires IBAT College Dublin

Global University Systems B.V. (“GUS”) announces that it has acquired IBAT College Dublin, Ireland’s leading industry-focussed third level institution.

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LCCA Fashion Show 2016

LCCA Fashion Show 2016

On October 18, LCCA graduates had their final collections showcased at the Collective Individualism Fashion Show.

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St Patrick’s passes QAA review

St Patrick’s passes QAA review

Last month, St Patrick’s underwent a Higher Education Review (AP) re-review by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)​​. The college has now received notification of a successful outcome!

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Global University Systems announces the launch of its offering of £75 million senior secured notes due 2020

Global University Systems B.V. ("GUS) announces today that it intends to launch the issue of £75 million senior secured notes due 2020 through Lake Bridge International PLC (the "Issuer")  

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KPMG in India and InterActive launch joint initiative to deliver ACCA tuition online

KPMG in India and global e-learning organisation InterActive have announced a joint initiative to deliver online accountancy and finance programmes to students and professionals in India. This project paves the way for the creation of KPMG in India & InterActive, providing finance and accountancy professionals with the skills and qualifications sought by global employers.

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Global University Systems announces acquisition of Arden University

Global University Systems announces acquisition of Arden University

Global University Systems B.V. (“GUS”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Arden University Limited (“Arden”), a specialist online distance and blended learning university with 6,500 students, from US-based Capella Education Company.

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The University of Law ranked first for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016 (1)

The University of Law ranked first for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016

The University of Law (previously The College of Law), has the highest student satisfaction rate among private and public universities in the United Kingdom, it was announced today.

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The University of Law ranked first for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016

The University of Law ranked first for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016

The University of Law (previously The College of Law), has the highest student satisfaction rate among private and public universities in the United Kingdom, it was announced today. According to the results of this year’s National Student Survey, The University of Law (ULaw) had an overall student satisfaction score of 97% – the highest among all higher education institutions in the country.

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GUS Hosts Fresher’s Party in London, Launches Student Offers Programme (1)

GUS chosen as a finalist for ‘Education Business of the Year’ title at Education Investor Awards 2016

London, 21 July 2016 – Global University Systems (GUS) is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for ‘Education Business of the Year’ in the upcoming Education Investor Awards 2016 for the second year in a row

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GUS Hosts Fresher’s Party in London, Launches Student Offers Programme

GUS Hosts Fresher’s Party in London, Launches Student Offers Programme

London, 13 November 2015 – As part of the re-launch of the student benefits programme My Student Offers, dozens of students from several Global University Systems (GUS) institutions, including London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), got together for the 2015 Fresher’s Party.

 

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Global University Systems and London School of Business and Finance welcome recommendations of independent Strategic Options Review report

Global University Systems and London School of Business and Finance welcome recommendations of independent Strategic Options Review report

 The boards of Global University Systems (‘GUS’) and London School of Business and Finance in the UK (‘LSBF UK’) today welcomed the recommendations set out by an independent ‘Strategic Options Review’ panel.

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GUS Brands Nominated for Education Investor Awards 2015

GUS Brands Nominated for Education Investor Awards 2015

Global University Systems (GUS) is proud to announce that it has been nominated for Education Business of the Year in the upcoming Education Investor Awards 2015. In a demonstration of the group’s position in the education sector, GUS brand London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) was also nominated in the same category. The awards are held annually by Education Investor Magazine and have become a key event for recognising innovation in the education sector.

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Global University Systems partners with Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe

Global University Systems partners with Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe

The Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) and the international education group Global University Systems (GUS) today announced a new strategic education partnership. The agreement will pave the way for the development and delivery of turnkey solutions that can meet the educational requirements of members, clients, students and other stakeholders of both organisations.

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