Manchester-based global education provider, NCUK, are delighted to announce they have become a member of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme.

NCUK, the University Consortium, is one of a growing number of businesses from across the north that is part of the network who all believe strongly in the economic potential of the north and support the need for a combined effort by government and business to realise that potential

In 2017/18, NCUK generated £22 million of tuition fees to predominantly northern universities and a similar amount directly into the economy through student living expenses. NCUK has a global network of over 60 Study Centres in more than 30 countries delivering its quality-assured qualifications to thousands of international students each year. It also coordinates more than 100 events worldwide, promoting the opportunities of studying in the UK and the benefits this offers.Georgina Jones, Market Development Director at NCUK said:
“NCUK is committed to promoting the benefits of studying and living in the north of England.
“We share in The Northern Powerhouse government’s vision for a super-connected, globally-competitive northern economy and actively promote the area throughout the world each year. We are proud to announce our partnership with the Northern Powerhouse Programme alongside many of our founding member universities.”

Rt Hon Jake Berry MP, Minister of State for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, said:
“I am delighted to welcome NCUK to our fast-growing Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme.

“It’s brilliant to see a Northern business placing a spotlight on our prestigious universities for an international audience and contributing to the economic strengths of our region. I am looking forward to working with them on promoting the world-beating universities of the Northern Powerhouse to the best and brightest students from across the globe.”

About NCUK
NCUK is a consortium of leading UK universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping students succeed when they get there. Our qualifications are recognised by our own universities as well as by universities internationally. Since 1987, NCUK has placed over 30,000 international students on to a wide range of university degree courses.

NCUK recruits students from over 100+ nationalities each year:
90% of NCUK students get into their first choice university
80% of NCUK students achieve a first or second class degree at university