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Making the Vision a Reality Working together with Global University System

18 October 2019

On 17th October, in London, Professor Richard Li-Hua, President of New Beacon Campus, Stafford, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic collaboration with Aaron Etingen, Executive Chairman and Founder of Global University System (GUS),  witnessed by Elad Rachevsky, Vice President, Corporate Development and Capital Markets, and Sky Zheng, Managing Director, Transnational Education, GUS as well as Dr Bo Jiang, Chairman of Xian Peihua University, Professor Yuelian Liu, Vice President, and Ms Grace Wang, Director of International Development Centre, Xian Peihua University, China.

As both Parties share a great vision in tackling challenges and opportunities in the global higher education in the 21st century and developing future leaders and managers, the purpose of this MoU is to guide how GUS and NBC will work together to create and maximise mutual benefits from mutual educational interests in translating areas of existing education initiatives into programmes and business practice, as well as identifying strategic research, innovation and entrepreneurship agendas and areas of collaboration in undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes as well as areas of executive education.

The primary aim of this MoU is to allow both partners to focus on teaching and learning, research and innovation; international and domestic partnership; marketing and recruitment; campus and teaching & learning space of mutual interest; associated operational strategies and education business needs.

NBC and GUS, however, are keen to invite GUS and its affiliations and member universities to run and deliver its undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, PhD, DBA, EDP, bespoke training programmes and course at New Beacon Campus. Both parties will ensure that all these collaboration activities are long-term with strategic fit to their ambitious global strategy on the basis of mutual benefit and understanding of the strategic priorities of both institutions and add value of enhancing the student journey, and to leverage the marketing and recruitment strategy locally, nationally and globally.


Global University Systems

Global University Systems (GUS) is an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications.

GUS delivers a wide variety of programmes, including bachelor’s degree programmes, master’s degree programmes, professional training, English Language training, and corporate & executive education. When someone chooses to study at one of our institutions– whether on campus in Europe, North America, or even in their own home – they’re joining a network of 75,000 students worldwide.

We are based in some of the world’s biggest cities, with campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester; across the Atlantic in Toronto, Chicago and Vancouver; and across the globe in places such as Singapore, Germany and Israel.

The student experience is our number-one priority at GUS 75,000 people are currently studying with us around the world, contributing to classrooms and learning groups that are inclusive, culturally diverse and always provide a fresh perspective.

We invest constantly in both the facilities and learning materials for each and every one of our institutions, ensuring that every student receives the most relevant, up-to-date education possible.

We also understand that everyone has other commitments in life, and that they may not be able to study full-time. That’s why we offer a range of course options to suit everyone; our students can study full-time and part-time, on campus and even at home, thanks to our comprehensive online learning platform. At GUS, we work hard to ensure our programmes work around our students.