Navitas signs recruitment and marketing agreement with James Cook University

24th Dec, 2018   Feature story:

Navitas has signed an international student marketing and recruitment agreement with James Cook University, Australia (JCU), to support JCU’s internationalisation strategy.

The partnership with JCU will focus on leveraging Navitas’ international education expertise and global recruitment network to assist JCU grow and diversify its international student population and enhance its reputation as an international study destination.

Navitas will recruit international students into JCU’s own undergraduate degree, pathway and ELICOS programs at its campuses in Townsville and Cairns.

“We are delighted to be partnering with JCU, a highly ranked Australian university with a strong global reputation and world-class facilities. With our global recruitment network, we are well placed to support JCU’s ambitious internationalisation plans. I look forward to developing a long-term partnership with highly regarded university, which will no doubt be very appealing to overseas students,” said Navitas Group Chief Executive Officer, David Buckingham.

JCU Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said JCU is very pleased to partner with Navitas. “The partnership brings together the combined expertise of both organisations: Navitas as a global leader in international education management services, and JCU as a University ranked in the top 2% of the world’s universities.

“JCU provides students with an experience that is truly unique. Drawing on the spectacular local ecosystems of the Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, our living laboratories provide students with experiences unparalleled by any other university in the world. Our partnership with Navitas will enable JCU to share our story with more students located anywhere in the world.

“JCU is committed to providing all our students with a learning experience that prepares our graduates for success in a global knowledge society. The diversity of our student body is key to ensuring our students develop the intercultural competencies they will need in a global labour market. This JCU-Navitas partnership will contribute to the growth and diversity of our international student body,” Professor Harding said.

Mr Buckingham added “The partnership with JCU is part of the expansion of Navitas’ suite of services beyond the operation of our own colleges and extends the direct entry recruitment strategy already being undertaken by Navitas for a number of our US university partners.”

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