Partner Universities

ALFA CollegeABOUT USPartner Universities

ALFA College has partnered with several prestigious universities in the UK, Australia and New Zealand to provide opportunities for our graduates to easily pursue advanced academic studies while gaining valuable international experience abroad.

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AUSTRALIA

Swinburne University of Technology

09-Swinburne Swinburne University of Technology

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OVERVIEW

Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) is consistently ranked No.1 in Victoria, Australia for excellent teaching quality in the Top 3 for graduate satisfaction. An innovative education provider committed to delivering excellence in higher education, vocational training and research. Therefore, Swinburne is focus on student results, high-impact research, delivering industry outcomes (graduates are work-ready), facilitating a global perspective and embracing sustainability (first Australian university to sign sustainability convenant with the Environment Protection Authority.

We are a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities and the Community Colleges for International Development. A campus in Sarawak, Malaysia has been established and Swinburne has also developed international partnerships with Northeastern University in Boston in delivering the Global Leadership Programme.

Swinburne is named amongst the top universities in the world in both the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Rankings and Times Higher Education QS World University Rangkings.

search Find out more at Swinburne University of Technology’s website,www.swinburne.edu.au

University of Tasmania

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OVERVIEW

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is the only university in Tasmania. It is the fourth oldest in the country and is one of Australia’s original ‘sandstone’ universities. UTAS is committed to the creation, preservation, communication and application of knowledge, as well as excellence in all teaching, research and scholarly activities.

The university is ranked in the top 10 research universities in Australia and remains a highly regarded tertiary institution across national and international level. UTAS supports, enhances and rewards excellence in teaching. It has been commended for its commitment to assuring quality teaching and learning as well as for the suite of activities designed to support student access, participation and transition. The university now has a large number of links and associations in Asia, North America, the UK and Europe.

search Find out more at University of Tasmania’s website, http://www.utas.edu.au/.

The University of Newcastle

07-New-Castle The University of Newcastle

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OVERVIEW

The University of Newcastle is a reputable university that is well-known for its strength in research and commitment to quality teaching and learning, environmental sustainability, and equity and diversity. From being a locally-focused institution, the University has grown into one that is global in its outlook and where its graduates are sought-after by employers at home and overseas.

The University of Newcastle’s progressive teaching and learning environment provides contemporary curriculum and work experience opportunities to its students. The combination of discipline education and professional training environment produces graduates who are career-ready. The University’s innovative teaching approaches include work integrated learning and the academics are recognized as among the best in Australia with staff experts who rank in the top one per cent in their field in the world.

search Find out more at The University of Newcastle’s website, http://www.newcastle.edu.au/.

Griffith University

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search Find out more at Griffith University website, http://www.griffith.edu.au/.

UNITED KINGDOM

University of Hertfordshire

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OVERVIEW

Since gaining university status in 1992, The University of Hertfordshire focused on becoming a model of a twenty-first century university. Hertfordshire is the UK’s leading business-facing University and aims to be the leader in addressing the economic and social challenges faced by UK in the increasingly competitive global markets. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel. The University of Hertfordshire has been ranked within the top 350 world universities by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-12 and also being the Complete University Guide’s top new UK university in 2010.

search Find out more at University of Hertfordshire’s website, http://www.herts.ac.uk/.

University College Birmingham

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OVERVIEW

University College Birmingham (UCB) is based in Birmingham City Centre and regularly wins accolades from a wide range of awarding bodies. UCB is an accredited college of the University of Birmingham that means that students on UCB’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes will graduate with degrees from one of the world’s leading universities.

In 1998, UCB was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Award for Higher and Further Education. UCB has close partnerships with the industries it serves; that takes many forms ranging from bespoke training to product development. These industries have also been very generous in its support of the College, sponsoring facilities and donating state-of-the-art equipment. In August 200, BusinessHub was launched to support further expansion of UCB’s work with the industry.

search Find out more at University College Birmingham’s website, http://www.ucb.ac.uk/.

Middlesex University

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OVERVIEW

Middlesex is a British university based in London, with a distinguished heritage of excellence and innovation in higher education. The university has a reputation for the highest quality British teaching and research that makes a real difference to people’s lives. Middlesex’s students come from all corners of the globe; a third from outside the UK, creating a diverse learning environment that provides the international perspective needed to compete in the global job market.

The School of Art and Design at Middlesex University is an exciting creative community, led by professional artists, designers and thinkers, who inspire and challenge students in a friendly, inclusive and highly enjoyable artistic environment. The facilities are among the very best in the UK, located in a new world-class £80 million Art & Design building, and close to London’s creative industries. The beautiful space has been architect designed to give our students an outstanding working environment with stunning studios, workshops and social spaces, buzzing with creative atmosphere.

Credits from ALFA’s Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture Diploma Programmes are recognised by Middlesex University and may be transferable to allow students entry into the Middlesex BA (Hons) Graphic Design or BA (Hons) 3D Animation and Games Programmes with advance standing and credit towards a named award of the University.

search Find out more at Middlesex University’s website, http://www.mdx.ac.uk/.

University of Glouchestershire

05-Gloucestershire University of Glouchestershire

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OVERVIEW

The University of Glouchestershire is centrally located in UK and has four campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester with over 160 years of history. In 2007, Glouchestershire is placed in the top three of all the ‘new universities’ in the Times Higher Education Supplement League Table on Overall Student Experience and ranked 12th place of all UK universities for Overall Quality Of Life in 2008.

The University pledged to incorporate sustainability in the teaching and learning programmes, that mean the students learn through participating in real scenarios to think for themselves and develop their own personal and professional responses to sustainability. This has led the University to be acknowledged as the sector leader and in 2008, the University was ranked number 1 in the Green People and Planet League of Universities and awarded a Green Gown for Continuous Improvement.

search Find out more at University of Glouchestershire’s website, http://www.glos.ac.uk/.

University of Portsmouth

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search Find out more at University of Portsmouth website, http://www.port.ac.uk/.

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Tertiary College

11-NZTC New Zealand Tertiary College

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OVERVIEW

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) established in 1982 is a private tertiary education provider located in Auckland, New Zealand and is one of the original private professional early childhood teaching providers. NZTC is approved and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) to offer early childhood education qualifications.

The Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) programmes are recognized by the New Zealand Teachers Council, therefore graduates are eligible to apply for teacher registration in New Zealand.

In 2009, NZTC set-up an office in Mumbai, India to provide early childhood profession and also deliver the programmes to students based in Singapore via unique online learning software, NZTC Online.

search Find out more at New Zealand Tertiary College’s website, http://www.nztertiarycollege.ac.nz/.

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