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2 June 2021

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News from Santa Monica College, Western University and Griffith College

Santa Monica College to offer in-person classes for fall 2021



  • Santa Monica College will offer 484 class sections in-person for the fall 2021 intake which begins on 30 August
  • Santa Monica College retains a flexible, nimble approach that follows science and public health guidance, while keeping students’ and employees’ wellbeing the highest priority.

Western University kicks off more initiatives for 2021



  • Scholarships. The first round of recipients of the New Western International Scholarships have been notified of their awards via email and their scholarship letter is also visible on their Western Student Center. Agents can download their International Scholarship flyer
  • Student Direct Stream (SDS). If students are eligible and are applying for a study permit using the Student Direct Stream (SDS) application process, Western will automatically issue them an Official Western Letter that confirms they have accepted their offer of admission and that they have submitted a tuition payment
  • Conversion sessions. Recorded webinars for offered students can be viewed here. Other upcoming webinars for offered students are posted here
  • New program to be launched. Western is excited to announce a new major in Climate Change and Society.  Once finalised, the program will appear on the Accelerate platform.

Griffith College updates for September 2021 arrivals


  • Programs are expected to be delivered on campus for those who travel to Ireland
  • For those who do not arrive in time, programs for the fall semester will be recorded
  • Fully vaccinated people are exempt from hotel quarantine (translated proof required)
  • Griffith College will subsidise single student travellers by 30% who are required to stay in mandatory hotel quarantine.
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Five new U.S. institutions join Accelerate

Our five new U.S. institutions are located in the states of Ohio, Massachusetts, Illinois, Virginia and Maine. Each campus location offers spectacular views and promising career opportunities, and each institution delivers excellent programs and services for international students.


Capital University
Columbus, Ohio, USA




Capital University delivers an immersive, high-impact and convergent approach to education that helps students discover their purpose and act on it. The university values academic excellence, free enquiry and a student’s individual development. Capital is committed to turning students into engaged citizens and leaders who can improve their industries, communities and society.

Capital’s campus is located in the heart of Ohio’s capital city, Columbus, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the American Midwest. Columbus is also recognised for its liveability, technology and career opportunities.


Endicott College
Beverly, Massachusetts, USA



Endicott College offers career-focused programs in a spirited, close-knit campus community. Its learn-by-doing approach to education is evident in its curriculum, in which all students take three internships throughout the course of their studies beginning in the first semester. Students graduate with confidence, professional experience and industry connections. 90% of their graduates land in careers related to their major.

Endicott College’s 235-acre campus offers sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is also just 20 miles from Boston.


North Park University
Chicago, Illinois, USA



North Park University offers a rigorous, values-based and interdisciplinary education that is rooted in service, where students are taught to serve and respond to the needs of the community. It is home to 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world. Popular programs include business, economics, non-profit management, health sciences, nursing, psychology and more.

Located in Chicago’s north side, the North Park University campus is a green oasis with a blend of stylish architecture.


Radford University
Radford, Virginia, USA



Radford University is a public university that has been recognised for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs as well as for its sustainability initiatives. It is also known for its creative use of technology in the overall student experience and for its vibrant campus life. At Radford, students not only enjoy a beautiful 204-acre campus but also many highly-engaging opportunities for networking, leadership and community service. 

Radford University’s location makes it easy for students to explore the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.


Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
Standish, Maine, USA



Saint Joseph’s College of Maine delivers a strong community-based learning experience to its students, helping them become engaged learners and purpose-driven leaders of the future. It offers programs in the liberal arts, sciences, education, health and business. The close-knit campus allows students to make meaningful connections with professors, coaches and staff. 

Saint Joseph’s lakeside campus, just along the beautiful Sebago Lake, is near the cities of Portland and Boston.

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