What is the significance of the strategic partnership between Loughborough University and BUE?
It is a unique UK University partnership in Egypt across all academic activities, including degree validation, research collaboration and staff and student exchanges.
Loughborough is a leading UK university ranked highly in league tables for its teaching and research quality, the high level of student satisfaction and the employability of its graduates.
This represents a significant contribution to Loughborough University's stated strategic aim to develop significant international partnerships to complement its research and teaching objectives.
The BUE – Loughborough partnership will influence the development of education in Egypt and the entire region by setting a new benchmark for educational excellence to which other universities will aspire.
It provides the framework for staff and student exchanges to enrich both UK and Egyptian university education.
Students will have progression routes to Loughborough degrees.
Why is UK validation so important for BUE and its students?
1. Confirmation of British quality of BUE degrees and their equivalence to Loughborough degrees.
2. Academic programmes at BUE provided in accordance with UK Quality Assurance Agency standards and requirements.
3. Provides a framework of ongoing and continuous quality enhancement, taking advantage of the latest developments in the UK higher education sector.
4. Students receive TWO degree certificates – one from UK and one from Egypt.
5. Students acquire academic expertise and learn skills useful for employment for example presentation skills, team working and leadership.
6. Student exchanges will enrich the learning and social environment.
About Loughborough University
1. The University operates within the framework of the UK Quality Assurance Agency and provides degrees in a similar style and to an equivalent standard to UK programmes.
2. Top University for overall student satisfaction.
3. Top University for Teaching Quality along with Cambridge.
4. Top 15 University in the Times Good University Guide for UK Universities.
5. Won Award for the UK's Best Student Experience, voted for by students.