Illinois Tech announces new partnership with Cambridge Education Group


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Chicago, IL — February 16, 2018 —

Illinois Institute of Technology and Cambridge Education Group (CEG), a global education organization, are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting partnership to further expand the university’s global reach, diversity and international population.

The partnership will enable Illinois Tech to widen its global reach and recruit a more diverse mix of students for undergraduate and postgraduate programs commencing in fall 2018.

"At Illinois Tech we have students from more than 100 different countries, we are proud of our global diversity. By creating a new Pathway Program and working with CEG's extensive international network we are confident we will be able to broaden our reach and provide more students with an outstanding educational experience here in Chicago," said April Welch, assistant vice president, Strategic Initiatives.

“This partnership will increase the diversity of our international applicants,” said Alan W. Cramb, Illinois Tech president. “It’s an exciting opportunity to partner with a respected organization that boasts international reach and will lead to an even more globally representative student body in the future.”

Michael Ioakimides, CEO of Cambridge Education Group, said, “We are very pleased to be working with Illinois Institute of Technology, who are a highly respected and forward thinking institution. This is a great new partnership that builds on our reputation for recruiting academically qualified students to highly ranked U.S. institutions and we are looking forward to recruiting our first students ready to commence their programs this fall.”

Abraham Varghese, senior vice president for North American University Partnerships added, “We are proud to be partnering with a top-ranked U.S. university in their internationalization strategies.”

Cambridge Education Group has six established higher education partnerships in the U.S., with the University of Rochester, the University of Rhode Island, in Boston with Wheelock College, in the state of New York with Morrisville State College (SUNY system), with California State University Monterey Bay, and with the University of North Texas. In the United Kingdom and Europe it operates ten centers, including a highly successful partnership with University of Amsterdam, ranked 58th in the world, and with Lund University, Sweden, ranked 78th in the world.

About Cambridge Education Group

ONCAMPUS is part of Cambridge Education Group, the UK’s leading university pathway provider since 1952. Cambridge Education Group has offered university Foundation programmes since 1985 and successfully prepares hundreds of students for university every year. It currently operates Higher Education Centers through its ONCAMPUS brand in the UK, in Europe where it has centres in Holland and Sweden and in the US where its center locations include California, Boston and the State of New York.

About Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology, also known as Illinois Tech, is a private, technology-focused, research university, located in Chicago, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. One of 21 institutions that comprise the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Illinois Tech offers exceptional preparation for professions that require technological sophistication, an innovative mindset, and an entrepreneurial spirit.