Regent’s University London (“Regent’s”) and Galileo Global Education (“Galileo”) complete new partnership. Galileo’s network, of 43 high-quality institutions across 13 countries around the world, now includes Regent’s.
Following completion of regulatory approvals and property matters, Regent’s and Galileo are pleased to announce that Regent’s will join Galileo Global Education with effect from Tuesday, 29 September 2020.
Galileo is a leading international provider of higher education and Europe’s largest higher education group. Its network includes the Paris School of Business, the international drama school Cours Florent, Penninghen, Strate School of Design and Atelier de Sèvres in France, Instituto de Estudios Universitario in Mexico, Macromedia University and PFH University in Germany, Noroff School of Technology and Digital Media in Norway and Istituto Marangoni in both Italy and the United Kingdom.
Regent’s is a private university offering a highly-cosmopolitan and personalised educational experience, right in the heart of royal Regent’s Park in Central London. The University offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business and management, liberal studies and humanities, fashion and design, film, media and performance, psychotherapy and psychology, as well as pathway qualifications, English Language and other modern foreign languages. It is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK, with students and staff representing nearly 140 nationalities with a vibrant alumni network of influential leaders, entrepreneurs and changemakers.
Vice-Chancellor & CEO of Regent’s, Professor Geoff Smith, commented: 'I am really pleased that our partnership discussions with Galileo have concluded successfully. They share our ambitions for Regent’s as an exceptional, global university and will enable us to accelerate these ambitions and grow our very special student community. Being part of the network will also stimulate fresh opportunities for collaboration and exchange. This is an exciting new chapter in Regent’s history.'
Marc-Francois Mignot Mahon, Chief Executive Officer of Galileo, also commented: 'Galileo Global Education has demonstrated time and again its ability to develop and strengthen high-quality higher education brands whilst maintaining the very qualities and characteristics that made them special in the first place. Following detailed work with the Management Team, we are convinced that we can support them to accelerate the development of Regent’s whilst respecting its heritage and DNA.'
Galileo’s CEO Northern Europe & Group Development, Bruno Mourgue d’Algue, added, 'Galileo is delighted to be committing the necessary financial resources, expertise and knowhow to assist the Management Team in shaping the future of the University. We look forward to establishing student and faculty exchanges with the University and developing new curricula together across business, creativity and technology.'