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Roehampton signs online education partnership with Laureate Online Education B.V.

Laureate Online Education B.V. is part of Laureate International Universities – a global network of 60 accredited campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programmes. 

Posted: 23 April 2012

image for news story Roehampton signs online education partnership with Laureate Online Education B.V.

The University of Roehampton, London, has named Laureate Online Education B.V. as its exclusive global education partner in delivering a new suite of online programmes. The initial programmes being launched include an online MBA, MSc in Project Management, and MSc in Information Systems Management – all due to commence in the Autumn of 2012.

Laureate Online Education B.V. is part of Laureate International Universities – a global network of 60 accredited campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programmes to more than 675,000 students in 29 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul O’Prey said: “We are delighted with this partnership, which means that in the future a great many students around the world will be able to study for a Roehampton degree by using the latest technology and online pedagogy. The move into online, through our partnership with Laureate Online Education, puts the University of Roehampton firmly on the map for its use of innovative technologies in educational provision.”

“Our relationship with the University of Roehampton will expand access to quality online higher education programmes designed to meet employer needs in our global economy,” said Norman Bloomberg, Chief Operating Officer, Laureate Online Education B.V. “Both the University of Roehampton and Laureate Online Education have much in common, including a shared belief in the value of education to transform lives and communities. We also share a commitment to student outcomes, to delivering an international approach to higher education, and to programmes that are aligned with real world business needs. We look forward to working with the University of Roehampton to develop an online curriculum and student support services that further the University’s reputation for delivering these qualities and values.”

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