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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public research university in Nottingham, England. Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design which still exists within the university today. It is the 13th largest university in the UK (out of 167) with 29,370 students split over four different campuses. In 2017, the university received the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year Award’ and in 2018, the ‘Modern University of the Year Award’ from the Sunday Times. In 2019, The Guardian awarded the university it’s ‘University of the Year’ award. Globally, Nottingham Trent University was ranked in the number 16 in UK according to Guardian and 600 in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2013. In 2007 The Guardian said Nottingham Trent University was “one of the top places in the country for graduate employment”, with 94% of students progress to full-time employment or further education within six months of graduating. In 2015, WhatUni ranked the university 12th in its ‘Student Choice Awards’. In the same year, the Times Higher Education ranked the university as 31st out of 113 universities in the country for student experience. In 2018 The Complete University Guide named Nottingham Trent the “top post-1992 University” in the country. In 2019, The Guardian awarded the university it’s ‘University of the Year’ award. The university holds a Gold rating in the UK Higher Education Academy Teaching Excellence Framework. In November 2015, Nottingham Trent received the Queens Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. Trent has also received a 4-star rating on the QS World University rankings, as well as an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for good practices towards the advancement of gender equality.

The International University Foundation Programme (IUFP) (www.iufp.co.uk) is a one year full-time pre-degree course, which offers students a fast track alternative to GCE A levels and an entry route to prestigious Universities in UK, Canada and Australia for degree courses. The programme is aimed at international students seeking admittance into Universities after one year of study as well as students based in the United Kingdom. At the moment, students successfully completing the IUFP can progress to degree courses at Universities that have signed Progression Agreements with London College of Business and Law (LCBL) or indicated through formal correspondence that they will consider IUFP applicants for admission to undertake specific courses, or in other cases have informally recognised the IUFP by agreeing to consider applicants on a case-by-case basis.

Anti Fraud Consultants Ltd (antifraudconsultants.co.uk dg) is an academic partner of Nottingham Trent University (NTU). The organisation offers students, who successfully complete their approved courses, an NTU-recognised and acknowledged certificate of attendance. Working together with Nottingham Trent University they provide high quality customised short, credit bearing or follow on academic courses to meet the training needs. Their blended learning programmes can be held in the UK or overseas.

The Centre for Innovative Leadership Navigation (CILN) organises and sponsors a series of international conferences that enable academics, business practitioners, policy makers and thought leaders to meet, share their ideas and learn from one another. CILN also focuses on organisational objectives such as improved performance, competitive advantage, innovation, the sharing of lessons learned, integration and continuous improvement of the organisation towards building strategic asset and on encouraging the sharing of knowledge. Besides, CILN designed Compass Quality Assurance Programme (CQAP) is a bespoke initiative especially designed to provide a clarity of focus with a view to ensuring robust standards that are both aspirational and achievable. CQAP is value driven and strives to ensure that the existing institutional standards, processes and procedures are thoroughly appraised and evaluated. It also publishes the International Journal of Maritime Crime and Security (ijmcs.co.uk) edited by Professor Chris Bellamy.

Centre for Business & Economic Research (CBER) (www.cberuk.com) was founded in London in 2006 with the aim of inspiring, recognizing and supporting excellence in business and Economic research Currently, the Centre has three main areas of endeavour: organizing an annual cycle of international academic conferences, producing academic journals, and offering bespoke consultancy projects both in the United Kingdom and further afield.

CBER works assiduously to facilitate international collaboration, providing an independent and credible source of advice, as well as contributing to academic debate and research. The Centre is fortunate to have a truly international following and is committed to encouraging knowledge sharing, foresight planning and greater interaction between academics, policy makers, thought leaders and those engaged in diverse commercial activities. Through both its own researchers and a network of specialists internationally it is well placed to provide targeted consultancy work aimed at providing fresh insight and understanding that is underpinned by creditable research methods and a thorough and objective approach. International Journal of Higher Education Management (ijhem.com) edited by Mark T. Jones, International Journal of Business and Economic Development (ijbed.org) edited by Professor Deepraj Mukherjee and Journal of Business and Retail Management Research (jbrmr.com) edited by Dr P.R Datta.

The Qualifications and Assessments International (QAI) (www.theqai.org) is an international awarding body that offers 21st century professionally oriented qualifications, assessments and solutions. With a range of certificate, diploma and advanced diploma in academic and vocational streams, some of which lead into University degrees, QAI also offers teaching qualifications and continuous professional development programmes. It is a leader in assessment based certification i.e. MOOCs certification, academic badges for micro credentialing of learning and school improvement programmes. GETS (Global English Testing Services) that is a sui-genres English language test for enhanced learning for school students is owned by QAI, UK. The GETS Higher English test is designed for students and working professionals which is recognised by Cardiff Metropolitan University as a measure of English language proficiency for its international students.

The Academy of Policy & Research (www.apruk.org) is a think tank and academic publishing house based in London, UK.APR’s think tank performs research and advocacy in a range of topics such as blended learning, education reform, global food security, climate change, material culture, digital economy, corporate social responsibility, waste management and recycling, poverty and social Mobility, public services, child labour and interdisciplinary studies such management-philosophy, etc. Apart from bringing out relevant publications, APR works closely with the governments, advocacy groups, or businesses, and undertake consulting or research work related to their projects and conduct numerous education, technology and policy events and roundtables.APR offers a wide range of qualifications including business management, social science and policy & governance, primarily focussing on high-end certifications such as Level 7 (learner can progress to master’s top-up) and Level 8 mapped on to Doctor of Business Administration and PhD to progress onto an advanced level of research programme under the remit of Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), the national credit transfer system for education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

KiLax Limited is in the space of education support services, such as providing training and conducting workshops, facilitating education quality control, knowledge management, education resource support and courses and programme approval from the awarding bodies. CILN. Further, CILN is in the space education consultancy service provides a range of consultancy services including the physical and academic infrastructure ‘know-how‘in the capacity of a knowledge partner with prospective institutes and universities. CILN also facilitates the accreditation and delivery of a range of tailor-made and bespoke programmes aiming at managing the processes of sharing and using the knowledge and information resources of multiple universities, awarding organisations, corporate training bodies, institutes, and the like towards obtaining accreditation within the respective organisation’s ‘recognition framework.’

Leverage Edu is known for devising an AI algorithm, which deals with collegiate-level admissions and enables graduates to become job-ready. Leverage Edu primarily focuses on three things — it helps students discover programmes, get them matched to the right programme with the help of AI so that people can understand what they really should pursue depending on what they are good at, and then it matches them with experts in that regard.

dotConverse, a social media and digital marketing agency, specialises in AI Driven Social Media/Content Marketing, Online PR/Influencer Marketing/ORM, and production of storytelling and explainer videos.The company was founded by Saurabh Pandey, who served at leadership position with OLX India (a Naspers Group company), Google, Bharti Airtel, Ibibo and Jashubhai media.

Jaguar Advertising And Media Solutions is a premier agency engaged in Media Representation, Consulting, Marketing and Advertising Sales representing of some of the leading media groups both in India as well as Worldwide.

Largest Student recruitment company in Thailand

Hands On Education Consultants was founded in 2005 and has sent over 7,000 students to study in the UK. In 2016, we launched our USA counselling services. Students come to us for advice and assistance on their applications to the UK & USA – for language schools and universities. The company service begins with counselling students on the best courses for them, submitting applications and getting offers, to helping with visas to travel overseas.In 2014, the company merged its operations with Hamilton International. This has allowed us to build on Hamilton’s 27 years of experience and expand our office locations all around Bangkok to better serve our customers. Hands On now has five locations across Bangkok and in Chiang Mai.

Nepal’s largest student recruitment agency

NIEC works with the largest network of universities in Australia, USA, UK, New Zealand among many other countries.