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Overview of all the INTO university partners and brief coverage of programmes

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    • INTO Centres overview Autumn 2010
      • INTO University Partnerships
      • Sam Jones
      • INTO Regional Director
      • Eastern Europe & Central Asia
    • What is INTO?
      • A Joint Venture and true partnership between leading UK and US state institutions & INTO to provide pathway courses for international students
      • University validated and recognised pathway programmes
      • Programmes for international students to widen access to quality higher education in the UK & US
      • Living and studying in the heart of a UK or US state university
      • The best possible introduction to UK & US education and culture; a great place to study and a great place to make friends
    • INTO Centres
      • Located in Norwich.
      • Just over 90 minutes from London
      • Ranked 28 th in UK (Times Ranking); top 200 in world
      • Student population of 14,000
      • Safe and friendly 300 acre campus
      • Ranked no 1 for student
      • satisfaction among mainstream UK universities
      • Largest, most modern university Sportspark in UK
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    • New INTO Study Centre at UEA
      • Located 2.5 hours west of London
      • Ranked 11th in UK (Times Rankings); top 10 most popular universities in UK (applications per place); 1 st in Finance
      • 13,000 student population
      • Beautiful parkland campus
      • Times University of the Year 2007/8
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    • New INTO Study Centre at Exeter (2011)
      • A member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities
      • Queen’s University Belfast offers a dynamic and world-class portfolio of research and education opportunities
      • Queen’s University Belfast offers a ‘broad-based curriculum’ offering students a wide choice of degree programmes to progress onto
      • Voted one of the top 10 cities on the rise (Lonely Planet Bluelist 2007)
      • Belfast is the second safest city in the world behind Tokyo (United Nations)
      • One of the lowest costs of living in the UK (The British Council)
      • President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, is an ex-Queen’s student and former Pro Vice Chancellor
      • Queen’s is in the UK top 5 in:
      • Social Work; Pharmacy
      • Queen’s is in the UK top 10 in:
      • Aerospace Engineering; Agriculture; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Food Science; Mechanical Engineering; Social Policy
      • Queen’s is in the UK top 15 in:
      • Accounting; Archaeology; Anthropology; Music, Planning
      • Queen’s is in the UK Top 5 in:
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Chemical Engineering (between Cambridge and Imperial)
      • Queen’s has 11 subject areas in the UK Top 10 including:
      • Civil Engineering
      • Pharmacy
      • Queen’s is one of the world’s leaders in marine renewable
      • energy and in Bio-imaging research in the study of cell tissues.
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      • Less than 3 hours by train to London
      • Ranked 1 st in UK for graduate prospects (HESA stats)
      • Newcastle voted “best student city in UK” 2008, 2009
      • Ranked 21 st in the UK (Times ranking)
      • Ranked in top 10 UK universities for research (Russell Group)
      • 18,000 students
      • Lively city campus
      • International Reputation for research excellence and teaching quality
      • A centre of academic excellence for
      • more than 150 years (since 1834)
      • Capital investment in campus of over £200 million
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      • 5 th in UK, 9 th in Europe, 40 th in world (World Uni Rankings)
      • Most popular university in the UK (by application numbers)
      • The widest range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
      • in the UK
      • 35000 students from over 180 countries worldwide
      • University of the Year 2006 and 2005
      • Ranked fourth in the UK for the quality of graduates
      • Over 500 subject areas, 32 subject areas rated 'Excellent' for teaching
      • £650 million investment in facilities in recent years
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      • One of the most modern, well-equipped campuses in the UK
      • Central Glasgow – the largest city in Scotland
      • “ Vocational Higher Education on a grand scale”
      • “ Best International Student Experience” – 2008 Times Higher Awards
      • 93% of graduates in employment or training within 6 months
      • Graduates have gone on to work for Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Stanley, Shell UK, Tiffany's; 2 years’ work experience possible after graduation
      INTO Scotland at
    • Student Accommodation
      • The University for Business and the Professions
      • Ranked fifth in the UK for graduate employability
      • Central London location
      • Graduates include ex-Prime Minister Blair, also head of National Bank of China and others
      • Cass Business School (top 5 in Europe, top in London)
      • Top Law school, Journalism, Politics, Economics, Engineering, many others…
    • INTO London
    • INTO London
    • INTO London
      • Ranked 59 in the U.S. and 102 in the world [1]
      • Oregon’s largest university
      • One of only 96 universities designated with ‘ highest research activity ’
      • Largest “College of Engineering” on America’s west coast
      • Along with Cornell University, only U.S. university with four grant designation
      • $230+ million in funded research in 2008
      • No. 2 –– graduate Public Health program [2]
      • No. 2 –– graduate Fisheries Science [3]
      • No. 4 –– graduate Zoology [4]
      • No. 5 –– graduate Plant Pathology [5]
      • No. 7 –– graduate Pharmacy program
      • No. 7 –– graduate Agricultural Economics program
      • No. 8 –– graduate Nuclear Engineering
      • No. 9 –– graduate Science Education program
      [1] Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Center for World-Class Universities [2] U.S. News & World Report (2007) [3] [4] [5] The Chronicle of Higher Education in (2007)
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    • University of South Florida
      • Major PUBLIC university
      • Founded in 1956
      • One of the USA’s fastest-developing universities
      • Many top 100 subject areas
      • Nearly 48000 students from 120 countries (top 15 for diversity in US)
      • Top 50 “Best Value” public universities
      • Metropolitan campus in the city of Tampa on Florida’s west coast
      • 44 th in USA for research expenditure
      • Great climate! 240 days of sunshine per year, average yearly temperature 28ºC
      • Amazing facilities for learning, living, leisure and sport
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    • English Education System School 5 – 16 (11 classes) > GCSE A Level 16 – 18 Year 12 Undergraduate degree Postgraduate taught degree (Masters) – 1 year Postgraduate research degrees (Masters, Doctorates) – 1 year or more Specialisation Year 13 (Bachelors) Usually 3 years Foundation Diploma Grad Diploma
    • Scottish Education System School 5 – 17 (12 classes) > “Highers” Undergraduate degree Postgraduate taught degree (Masters) – 1 year Postgraduate research degrees (Masters, Doctorates) – 1 year or more (Bachelors) Bachelors “Ordinary” – 3 years Bachelors “Honours” - 4 years Foundation Diploma Grad Diploma
    • US Education System School 6 – 18 (12 classes) > “SATs” Undergraduate degree/Pre-prof Postgraduate taught degree (Masters) – 2 years (may be less) Postgraduate research degrees (Doctorates) – 3 years or more (Bachelors) “ Major” from 3 rd year Usually 4 years, can be more! UG Pathway PG Pathway
    • IELTS and language level
      • Oxford Placement Test is also available to test English ability – must be administered by an official INTO representative
      0 – 3.0 Beginner 3 – 5.0 Elementary - Intermediate 5.0 – 6.0 Upper intermediate 6.0 – 7.0 Advanced 7.0 + Proficiency
      • International English Language Testing System – official English exam
      • Tests proficiency in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
      • Two versions – “General” and “ Academic ”
      General English EUGS/EPGS Academic
    • INTO Programmes
      • General English – Beginner+
      • English for undergraduate/postgraduate study – Elementary+
      • Pre-sessional English – Upper Intermediate/Advanced (official test + offer)
      • Summer schools – Beginner +
      • University Year Abroad/Study Abroad with English – Upper Intermediate +
        • NB!! Visa requirements and language levels for English programmes!!
      • Foundation – High school + IELTS 5.0/5.5
        • 60% + subject study
      • Diploma – 1 or 2 years university + IELTS 5.5/6.0
        • Equivalent to level 1 Bachelors (level 2 in Scotland)
      • Graduate Diploma – 4 years university or more + IELTS 5.0
        • For those who need further preparation for Masters or wish to change subject area
    • Living costs
      • UK Academic programmes - £9600 – 10950 tuition/year
      • US Academic programmes - $17960 - $23900 tuition/year
      • Language courses – depends on duration
      • Accommodation – depends on student preferences
      • PLUS living expenses
      • About £18 – 25000 per year tuition + living costs (UK)
      • About $40000 per year tuition + living costs (US)
    • How Should I apply for INTO? www.intohigher.com INTO University Patnerships Ltd Regional Office Eastern Europe & Central Asia E: intoro@into.uk.com T: +78123230905 Local representative: