Navitas selected for LTU International College
Navitas selected to run La Trobe University International College.
Global education services provider Navitas (ASX:NVT) has been selected by La Trobe University as the preferred tenderer to manage and operate the existing La Trobe University International College (LTUIC).
Located at La Trobe University’s Bundoora campus in Melbourne, Victoria, LTUIC offers English language programs and academic pathways to La Trobe University, one of Australia’s leading academic institutions.
La Trobe University Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson said the choice of Navitas as preferred tenderer came at the conclusion of an exhaustive selection process.
“Navitas has demonstrable experience and commitment to delivering high quality education to international and Australian students, and we believe Navitas is the right choice for LTUIC,” Prof. Johnson said.
Subject to further due diligence, final negotiations and consultation obligations, the parties intend to execute a formal agreement in early 2010.
The operator of LTUIC will provide foundation and diploma studies, intensive English language courses, and will have the opportunity to offer new qualifications at the College (LTUIC).
Navitas Chief Executive Officer Rod Jones said Navitas and La Trobe University shared a commitment to the highest standards of educational services.
“Navitas is pleased and proud to be accepted by La Trobe University to operate this critical educational pathway for international students studying in Australia,” Mr Jones said.
“Navitas has a strong track record in providing excellence in English language courses, foundation programs and diplomas to students both in Australia and internationally. We look forward to entering into a new partnership with the highly respected La Trobe University to continue that work in Melbourne.”
Navitas is a diversified global education provider that offers an extensive range of educational services for students and professionals including university programs, language training, workforce education and student recruitment.
Navitas is an industry leader in pre-university and university pathway programs. It offers university programs from colleges in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Africa.
Language training includes the provision of English as a second language courses, migrant education and delivery of Government programs. Navitas workforce programs include the delivery of professional development and corporate training.
Navitas also offers student recruitment services in India and China for universities and other educational institutions in Australia, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
Further details about Navitas are available at www.navitasworld.com
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