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American InterContinental University London announces new partnerships with Buckinghamshire New University and the University for the Creative Arts

American InterContinental University (AIU) London is proud to announce its new collaborative partnerships with the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) and Buckinghamshire New University (Bucks).

AIU London is now offering new students a chance to gain a competitive edge by registering for dual US and UK degrees.  By completing a single programme at AIU London, students can qualify for an American Bachelorís degree and an English BA Honours degree.

AIU Londonís bachelorís degree programme in International Business is now validated in the UK by Buckinghamshire New University, whilst AIU Londonís bachelorís degree programmes in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Design with Marketing, Interior Design and Visual Communication is validated in the UK by UCA.

AIU Londonís Director, Dr Randolf Cooper said: "We are extremely pleased with the creation of two academic agreements that are testament to our ability to forge innovative learning opportunities for our students. This is an era of rapid change within the Higher Education sector, both in the UK and the US. As partners bridging the public-private divide we look forward to generating the exciting academic offerings that this type of collaboration can bring aboutĒ.

"This relationship is truly cross-cultural; it spans the respective spheres of US and UK education while providing a framework for the exchange of ideas between the private and public sector. Our common aim is to enhance the student experience and to do so in a way that grows our respective institutions in a progressive and responsible manner.Ē

Deputy Vice-Chancellor at UCA, Professor Mark Hunt, said: "As a specialist arts university with a proud, creative history, we are delighted to be validating these courses for American InterContinental University London.  We are looking to develop UCAís brand internationally so we are very excited about this partnership and look forward to further collaborations with AIU London in the future.Ē

Prof Derek Godfrey, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Buckinghamshire New University, said: "Our primary purpose is to work with the very best partners to prepare students for professional and creative careers. AIU Londonís reputation for industry-focused learning makes it a great partner for us, and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.Ē

American InterContinental University London has continuing accreditation in the United Kingdom (UK) by way of its standing with the British Accreditation Council and the campus is an officially listed body on the UK governmentís Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) website.  

For more information about AIU London, please visit www.aiulondon.ac.uk