New opportunities for international students

09 February 2015

Canterbury Christ Church University, in partnership with Oxford International, will offer international students the opportunity to study on some of its most popular degree courses via the Canterbury International Pathway College.

The college will open later this year, offeringpathway courses which will prepare students for entry into first or second year undergraduate degree programmes in a broad range of subject areas, as well as postgraduate studies in Business.

Canterbury Christ Church University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rama Thirunamachandran, said: “Oxford International is a company whose values align with our own: to transform individuals, communities and society through the power of higher education.

New opportunities for international students

From left to right: Robert Darell, Co-Director of Oxford International, Professor Helen James, Pro Vice-Chancellor Education and Student Experience, Professor Rama Thirunamachandran, Vice-Chancellor, David Brown, Co-Director of Oxford International

“We live in a global world, and the Canterbury International Pathway College gives us the prospect to reach more students and transform more lives at an international level.”

Oxford International’s Pathways division offers specialised programmes that enable talented international students to gain access to UK universities, where they can thrive in academic institutions.

Director of Oxford International, David Brown, said: “This is a very natural partnership for us. We recruit students who know what they want and are keen on authentic, enriching and ultimately transformative educational experiences.

“With Canterbury Christ church University we can bring new routes to success for these students, giving them a choice in education that they may not have had before.”

For more information on studying at the Canterbury International Pathway College visit:

Notes to Editor

Oxford International launched their first centre last year, the Leicester International Pathway College in collaboration with De Montfort University.

Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern university with a particular strength in higher education for the public services.

With about 18,000 students across Kent and Medway, its courses span a wide range of academic and professional subject areas.

  • 97% of our UK graduates were in employment or further studies six months after completing their studies*.
  • We are the number one choice for local people looking to study at university in Kent (2013 UCAS).
  • We are one of the South East’s largest providers of education, training and skills leading to public service careers.

*2012/13 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey


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