Our Partners

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British Study Centres is proud to work with a number of key partners who help to deliver leading-edge educational programmes to our students.

From sports education to preparing for university study or learning other languages, our partners share our values and strive to provide the finest educational experiences for our students.

BSC work in close collaboration with our partners to ensure our students receive excellent tuition, as well as the best facilities, qualifications and service from leaders in their fields.

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Manchester City FC

British Study Centres and Manchester City FC work in partnership to operate the world-leading Manchester City Football Schools programme at the renowned Etihad Campus in Manchester.

Players from around the world can improve their football skills and learn English on the Manchester City Football Language course. Players who want to focus purely on improving their football skills can choose Manchester City Football Performance (14-17 year olds) or Manchester City Football Development (9-13 year olds).

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NCUK

British Study Centres works with NCUK (Northern Consortium of UK Universities) to deliver our University Pathways programme. This course offers international students the chance of a route into higher education with guaranteed entry to universities worldwide upon successful completion of the module.

The International Foundation Year (IFY) is a programme that prepares students for their first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses with Engineering, Business and Humanities options.

Nick Alexandrou (CEO of BSC) and Faye (Cactus Worldwide) standing in front of the Cactus logo

Cactus Worldwide

Cactus is one of the world's leading language training companies. Over 15,000 people a year learn languages in over 60 countries with Cactus.

In 2019, British Study Centres acquired Cactus Worldwide, adding foreign language courses to its existing portfolio. Foreign language courses take place in central London, Manchester, and Oxford.

Students can choose from over 20 different languages including Spanish, Russian, French, Arabic, Chinese and more.

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Professionals UK

Established in 2005, Professionals UK offer students work experience through internship programmes with leading companies across a wide range of industries.

British Study Centres regularly works with Professionals UK to offer international students work placements in our Student Experience, Marketing and Admissions teams.

This is a great way for students to supplement their learning by using their English language skills in workplace situations, thus improving their chances of employment after their course.

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ALTO Membership

British Study Centres is a member of ALTO – the world leaders in language education. ALTO is the only premium forum that joins leading language travel agents, schools and national associations as one global community.

ALTO’s mission is to provide a global platform for leaders and decision-makers within the language travel industry to further develop and grow the industry through networking, professional development, idea generation and information exchange.

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