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  • Colleges and Universities in the Rocky Mountain region or other regions of the United States of America or any other country, which are non-profit and who wish to be listed on this site may do so free of charge. Other private colleges or schools (post Grade 12) may list for a nominal annual fee. We have highlighted certain recommended universities and colleges based on our research and in some cases actual interviews with students and ex-students. contact us

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  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) - A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations. Visit their site.


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  • Financial Solution to Getting Into College - College Bound Plans is a bundle of services and memberships designed to help families with the academic and financial aspects of getting their kids to college. Although college is expensive, our goal is to help you get there with as little student debt as possible. Read more

 

  • High School & College Yearbooks - Yearbook.com has the largest collection of old High School and College Yearbooks on the Internet. You can search and browse over 1.3 million yearbook pages from hundreds of high schools and colleges across the USA. Our collection has millions of yearbook pictures! We offer unique content not found anywhere else on the Internet. Read more.

     

  • Student Visa for Studying in the United States of America. The university or college administration office you plan to attend, undertakes the issuance of the immigration Form I-20, which forms the basis of obtaining a F1 Student Visa. Please contact the International Student Office of the relevant institution. You may also contact the US Consulate in your home country. Also read the brief article explaining the basic procedure of obtaining a student visa. Click here

    • Some individuals may qualify to move to the United States under other visa categories, which are less restrictive than the student visa, or you may even be one of the lucky few that will "Win the Green Card Lottery" click here

    • You are always welcome to communicate with our firm if you require any assistance with contacts for reputable immigration attorneys or consultants.


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  • How to Obtain a Legally Recognized Degree Based on Your Life/Work Experience or Prior Study - There are times in life, when because of circumstances you are overlooked for employment or promotion opportunities, yet you have the experience of life or skills, but are just lacking that 'piece of paper.' We have on occasions recommended to our clients, using this entirely legal and accredited way of obtaining an "Instant Degree" from a recognized institute operating a legally recognized tertiary education. Many are now holding senior positions in government and private companies. Read more, especially the FAQ on Instantdegrees.com

 

 

  • EDU2U is a specialized online course catalog - This is a course catalog promoted by Delamere Institute of Online Learning, that exclusively lists certificates and courses developed by accredited colleges and universities. You might think of it as an EDU2U Community all engaged in sharing courses across geographical boundaries. If you are seeking career training, professional development or workforce education opportunities and want to enroll in a course from an accredited institution this is a great site to visit and is ideal for international students. We are always adding new programs all the time so be sure to bookmark it. Visit this site.

     

  • Search for the Nation's Best Education & Career Training Schools - Finding the right school is easy! Just choose the career that interests you, enter your ZIP code, and we do the rest. You'll be given a selection of career colleges and technical training schools in your community. If you prefer to get training out of the comfort of your own home, check out our online education section and choose from numerous career schools that offer distance learning opportunities. This service we provide is easy to search for the nation's best education and career training schools we give you access to many of America's top career colleges and technical schools. Search for a career school that's best for you!

 

  • Stress-Free College Application - Learn how to get organized, write your essay, and even have it reviewed by admissions counselors and professional editors before you apply. Everything you need for a stress-free college application process is here! Students will learn how to get organized and stay organized throughout their college application process and immediately be able to apply unique techniques including the art of asking for a letter of recommendation and how to use our team of admissions counselors and professional editors to turn the personal statement (essay) from an afterthought to the strongest part of their application! The student who will benefit most from this course are those who are dreading the college application process, those who don't know where to start when applying to colleges, and those who want to write a stellar college essay... or four! The course is broken up into six distinct lessons, which allows students to go through the entire sequence or to jump to specific, more timely, lessons depending on where they are in the process or their feelings of competence. Stress-Free College Applications

    • Approved Colleges – Our service is the premier online resource for elearning degree programs, courses and skill assessment tests. Our unique blend of comprehensive degree, course and assessment offerings has made us a leader in the world of online learning. Courses and Degree Programs from Approved Colleges are accessible, challenging and designed to provide students with a quality learning experience on par with leading education institutions. We work with dozens of colleges and universities to create a unique catalog of learning opportunities that rise to meet the specialized needs, abilities and goals of each student. Our goal is to help our partners provide an encompassing selection of education solutions to their customers that empower them to succeed in their personal or professional lives. Affordable, accessible and the perfect step toward your new career! Online courses on hundreds of subjects. Get started today!


    • Welcome to the Virtual Training Suite – Our service now provides a set of free Internet tutorials to help you develop Internet research skills for your university course. All of the tutorials are written and reviewed by a national team of lecturers from universities across the UK. These interactive, teach-yourself tutorials take around an hour to complete. Simply work through the material in your own time at your own pace.  Visit this site.




     

    Browse for Colleges in the United States of America & other Countries

    • Virtual Tours of College Campuses - To assist you in making your decision on which college to attend in the USA, we have found that taking a Virtual Tour of the campus enhances your ability to make the right choice. Simply search through the "Alphabetic Index" or "Choose the State" in which the school is located and enjoy your tour. Click here

     

    • Search for degree programs and lifelong learning - This database searches for the following courses, mainly at "bricks and mortar" colleges and learning institutes.
      • Continuing Education Classes
      • Online Degree Programs
      • Graduate and Post-Graduate Degrees
      • Corporate Training Professional Certifications
      • Education Financing
      • Test Preparation.
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    • Search for Accredited Colleges in Your Locality - Start searching our database of hundreds of quality accredited institutions, offering both online and traditional campus-based programs. You can select your field of interest, colleges in your area, and employment opportunities offered upon completion of your studies. Click here.

     

    • Current listing of all regionally accredited USA universities and colleges - These are organized by state or alphabetically, use the resource researched and arranged by our colleagues at the University of Texas. Click here

     

    • Expand your search for a local college or online learning college - There are now more options then ever for distance learning. Do your research on the kinds of program you want to enter. You should have a basic idea of what program you want. Are you looking for a certificate or a degree? Do you want a Masters of Business Administration, or a Masters of Art? Once you know what you want to study, here are some ways of sorting out what kind of college or university to look for your online degree. Get a degree today at DirectDegree.com

       

       

    International Regions (Where the Delamere Group has representation)

    • Study Abroad & Benefit from Global Education - Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA) was founded in 1996 to provide international education opportunities for U.S. and Canadian college students of all language levels and majors. The mission of CEA is to create and facilitate opportunities for personal growth and global understanding through quality international education and cultural experiences. Want to Study abroad? Click here to find out how.

       

    England (UK) | South Africa | Kenya | Somalia | Australasia | Other Regions

     

    England (UK): (And Europe)

     

    • The IUBH School of Business and Management (Campus or Online) - Our campuses are located in Bad Honnef, Bad Reichenhall and Berlin, Germany and is a centre of excellence for Business Administration and Service Management. We pride ourselves on providing quality, evidence-based study programmes that focus particularly on promoting the work ethic and service mentality of students. With our attractive Bachelor and Master's degree courses, we aim to set ever higher standards for the new generation of management graduates. Our programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills designed to prepare our graduates for the challenges of management. Apply now for the IUBH study programme

     

    • ICM (Institute of Commercial Management) - This is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development Managers. As one of the leading accredited examining and awarding bodies for students across the world, ICM offers a wide variety of specialist study subjects for those wishing to enhance their profession or pursue a career in business and management. Here you will find everything you need to help you with your studies, from exam timetables and deadlines to past papers and course handbooks all at the click of a button.  Visit their site.

     

    • School of Advanced Study, University of London - Founded in 1994, the School exists to protect, foster and develop an approach to advanced study which was evolved by its constituent institutes, many of which have long and distinguished histories. It is the only institution in the UK that is nationally funded to promote and facilitate research in the humanities and social sciences and receives special funding for its mission from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). Visit this site.

     

    • Ravensbourne College London - This is a world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading-edge businesses through learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation. We are a university sector college innovating in digital media and design, with a vocationally focused portfolio of courses, spanning fashion, television and broadcasting, interactive product design, architecture and environment design, graphic design, animation, moving image, music production for media and sound design. We are a centre of excellence, industry accredited and a Skillset Media Academy. Check courses.

       


    • Oxford College - This online college is one of the leading distance education providers in the United Kingdom and internationally, and along with our partners in education, promotes quality home study education world wide. Our online distance learning programmes encompass A-Level and Diploma level courses. As part of your course you will have access to the tutor department who are able to support and mentor you throughout the learning process. Our students come from varied backgrounds, differing levels of education, and every continent in the world. Click here.

       

    • University of Cambridge, England - One of the oldest universities in the world dating back to the 13th century and set in one of the most picturesque areas in England. Undergraduate courses are offered in BA, B.Ed, MB, B.Chir, B.Th, Vet.M.B, Mus.B, plus M.Eng, M.Sci, degrees. Numerous Post Graduate courses are offered in research and other degrees. (visit their website)

     

    • Oxford University - Claimed to be the oldest English speaking university in the world. Offers learning and research in natural & applied sciences including medicine. Check for full details about undergraduate and postgraduate courses and degrees. Set in the heart of England and ideal for overseas students to enjoy the studies and the British way of life. (visit their website)




    • Kingston University-London - Located in Kingston-upon-Thames in London. This college has 14,500 students and is the largest provider of higher education in South West London, hosting six faculties including, Art, Design & Music, Business, Education, Health & Social Care, Human Sciences, Sciences, and Technology. (visit their website)



    • The Guardian News, Education Reports. This news source hosts special reports on community teaching inspections and performances, and reports on the latest issues involving universities and colleges in the UK. (visit their website)




    South Africa:

     

    • African Leadership Academy – The objective of this academy seeks to enable lasting peace and prosperity in Africa by developing and connecting the continent’s future leaders. Africa’s greatest need is ethical and entrepreneurial leadership. Our leadership development formula is relatively simple: we believe that by identifying young leaders with immense potential, enabling them to practice leadership, and connecting them with transformative opportunities. Visit our site.


    • University of Cape Town (UCT) - This University is a vibrant academic community of some 16,000 students and 4,500 members of faculty. The main campus occupies a beautiful site on the slopes of Table Mountain, and is a comprehensive university offering a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. UCT is also a major center for research and has exchange agreements and links with other universities on the African continent and throughout the world. (visit their website)

     

    • Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria - The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is a proud product of South Africa's first decade of democracy. While the size and scope of this dynamic new institution impress, the quality of its teaching, research and community engagement is what makes the University really stands out. Visit this site.

       

    • Study Abroad & Benefit from Global Education - Cultural Experiences Abroad (CEA) was founded in 1996 to provide international education opportunities for U.S. and Canadian college students of all language levels and majors. The mission of CEA is to create and facilitate opportunities for personal growth and global understanding through quality international education and cultural experiences. Want to Study abroad? Click here to find out how.



    • University of Stellenbosch - The Mission of SU is to create and sustain, in commitment to the academic ideal of excellent scholarly and scientific practice, an environment within which knowledge can be discovered, can be shared, and can be applied to the benefit of the community. The SU also contributes towards building the scientific, technological, and intellectual capacity of Africa. (visit their website)

       

    • University of South Africa - This distance learning university is probably the most successful on the African content. UNISA is committed to development and improvement of the quality of life of its learners and their communities across boundaries, through world-class open distance teaching, learning and research - accessible, relevant and of service to all sectors of society. Offers a full range of quality learning products in higher education and certification up to doctoral level to learners within and beyond the borders of South Africa by means of appropriate, innovative and flexible open distance teaching and learning modes, methods, media and technology. For more details click here

     

     

    • Raymond Ackerman Academy of Entrepreneurial Development - This new Academy will focus on developing business skills and life skills in equal measure among young people between the ages of 18 and 23, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Speaking earlier this month, Raymond Ackerman said that the Academy's main purpose is to give a chance to those who - for reasons of lack of finances or lack of education and skills - cannot gain access to tertiary education opportunities or employment. This entrepreneurial training academy that will be launched at the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) during 2005 in Cape Town. Read the full report from the Pick'n'Pay website. The Delamere Group and the MTC Foundation is also promoting this Academy. Visit this site.

       

    • Cape Town Academy - This non-profit private college (Formerly known as the Boston College or Boston Business College, Boston House College, Bellville Academy, Boston Computer School, Boston City Campus or Boston Computer Centre) and its two campuses in Bellville and the City Centre ( plans were well underway for the official opening of additional campuses in Wynberg, Claremont and Khayelitsha, based on large donations from American Sponsors) but had to cease operating as from February 2000. Cape Town Academy was also known as the Cape Town International Academy as the school was registered and accredited with several international examination bodies, including the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), plus the City & Guilds (London), International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC), CIBTAC, and Pitman's (London).

      The difficult economic conditions in South Africa in the late 1990's forced the withdrawal of funds from two prominent local sponsors, (plus massive fraud was uncovered being committed by the two Asssistant Directors of Training of the Cape Town Campus and the Bellville Campus, in collution with several senior staff members, all of whom avoided being convicted of their criminal actions because of the corrupt, disorganised affairs of the South African Police Department.) This stupid action caused the loss of employment for at least 16 staff members and also created a great loss for underprivileged students from many African countries, many of whom were sponsored by local businesses. We invite you to read about this common problem experienced by many businesses and visit our web page and select Item # 2 Click here.)

      The MTC International Foundation, the major sponsor of this South African private college, has decided to amend its policy and now use the donor funds to assist deserving students with grants and scholarships as the more strategic use of these funds. For more information about the 'Special Donor Fund for South African Students' click here. Our firm has been requested to inform any visitor to our web site who knows of any past student of the Cape Town Academy, who has still not received their diploma for the 1999 academic year, to contact us by e-mail and this matter will be investigated. The MTC Foundation is also promoting the very successful international online learning programs being sponsored by Delamere Institute of Online Learning.

     

    • Health Science Academy South Africa - This academy is an accredited provider of education and training in the South African health sector. It is a private company wholly owned by the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD). FPD is a private institution of higher education, established at the end of 1997 with the purpose of providing a comprehensive range of education products and research, tailor-made to the needs of the healthcare sector. Health Science Academy has extensive experience in the private training and education market and focuses on Adult Education and Training. Visit their site.

       

    • The new School of Tourism and Hospitality - This new school in Johannesburg, South Africa, opened its doors in 2005, and will combine practical training with a strong commercial component, including a selection of public restaurants and a wine cellar. The building will also house the South African Chefs Association, the South African Culinary Institute and the Gauteng branch of the Cape Wine Academy. Visit this site. Or for online learning, contact the Delamere Institute of Online Learning.

       

    • Our firm has an ongoing contact with 'private colleges' in South Africa, and these colleges are always looking for qualified teaching staff in various fields, such as travel & tourism, languages, IT skills, business subjects, plus many more career areas. Why not enjoy a working holiday in this beautiful part of the world, contact us if you desire more information. Or you may post your brief employment request on Delamere Employment Classified Page


    • Cape Town Creative Academy - The CTCA is located at the hub of creative development in Woodstock, on the eastern fringe of Cape Town's city centre. The CTCA is positioned at the centre of a dynamic, creative community that includes some of South Africa's top design studios, advertising agencies, publishing houses and internationally-esteemed galleries and art dealers. With a progressive, trans-disciplinary vision, the CTCA is an international authority on creative education, delivering a scientifically-balanced combination of academic rigour, industry-lead practice-based learning, and entrepreneurial and business management studies. Visit this site.

     

    • Private Hotel School Cape Town - This leading private school based at the Lanzerac Hotel in Stellenbosch was established to train and educate people who will be able to work anywhere in the world, through the highest quality resources available and to adhere to the current and future needs of the Hospitality Industry. Visit this site.

       

    Kenya:

     

    • East African Academy - The new school for architects, designers and engineers is a collaboration between Chalmers, University of Gothenburg and several local universities around Lake Victoria. The building itself will reflect the East African Academy's special teaching methods and growth strategy. Read more.

       

    • Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) The training unit of the KWS offers organisational training, certificate and diploma programmes. It collaborates with Universities, International bodies and local non-governmental organisations to provide a portfolio of learning programmes in adherence with the KWS Mission Statement, "To work with others to sustainably conserve, protect and manage Kenya's invaluable bio-diversity for the benefit of the people of Kenya and as a world heritage". Courses offered are: Tour Guiding (4 Months) Sanctuary Wildlife Management (5 Months) Tourism Management and Eco-Tourism Development (4 Weeks ) Community Wildlife Assistants/Scouts (2 Months) East African Wetland Management Course (6 Weeks) A 3 year B.Sc course and also 15 month Diploma courses in Wildlife Management and Environmental Management. Visit their site

       

    • Egerton University - Government of Kenya and USAID funded the expansion of this College. The Agricultural College was gazetted as a constituent college of the University of Nairobi in 1986 and 1987, the University was established as a full-fledged University by an Act of Parliament. Today, the Egerton University has expanded to include Laikipia, Kisii, Kenyatta and Nakuru Town Campuses. Visit their site. For a brief History of Maurice Egerton, 4th Lord Egerton, click here and for an overview of Maurice Egerton's English home, Tatton Park, click here.

      • Because of the outstanding donation to this university by our revered, now deceased friend, Maurice Egerton, the Delamere Group has recently commissioned a research project to compile a recorded history of the Egerton family. We invite any student or researcher to submit their contribution to this report. Meantime we request that our visitors read the preliminary web page that gives a brief overview of the title and family of Lord Egerton. Click here.

       

    • Baraka Agricultural College - This college is convinced the 'Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development' (SARD) is an appropriate development strategy in response to the economic, social, environmental and political realities of Eastern Africa. The mission of the College is 'to promote SARD in Eastern Africa through dialogue, participatory education, training research and extension'. Visit their site.

     

    Somalia

    Australasia:

    • Studying in Australia - This very useful website covers all aspects of what is required for foreign student to live and study in Australia, and enjoying the adventurous lifestyle and country, while at the same time obtaining a good quality education at one of the leading Australian colleges. The areas of subjects offered are, visa requirements, living conditions, plus much more, and in fact is probably the most comprehensive source of information for students, especially from Europe and South America wishing to live and study in Australia. Click here.

     

    • The University of Sydney - This university in Australia recently unveiled the X-Lab, a 40x20 meter space that houses up to eight classes using advanced live lecture streaming. Using a multipoint distribution strategy based on a Dante network from Audinate, the IP-based architecture efficiently streams lecture audio to ensure as many as 240 students receive a targeted, immersive, engaging and uninterrupted educational experience. Read more.

     

    International: Other Regions (Europe, Far East, Middle East, the Carribean, Russia, Central & South America)

    • Worldwide Database of Schools Teaching English Language - This database and search engine provides lists of schools, institutions, universities, programs, and organizations providing ESL (English as Second Language) Click Here




    • How to Choose the Right School for Your Language Studies - Our education partner "Language Course. Net" has evaluated only the best course programmes, which have met the strict criterea in line with our international standards. The quality of the school and the course programme is either guaranteed by a "membership of an independent school association" or by "acknowledgement of the national ministry of education." In addition the evaluation of former students is taken into account. Click Here



    • Study Abroad and Learn a Foreign Language in the Country Where it is Spoken - The Eurolingua Institute provides a unique opportunity for people of all ages to spend time and study in the country where the language they wish to learn is actually spoken. The program allows you to make rapid progress while enjoying a stimulating linguistic and cultural experience, and you can stay in the homes of local families of a Eurolingua Tutor, and also join a small friendly group at a Eurolingua Institute in the actual country. Institutes you can attend are currently available throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. Click Here






    Online Colleges & Universities

    • For more information on universities and colleges that offer distance learning and online courses, visit this page.

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    Reminders & Tips for College Applicants

     

    • Check our searchable database of Universities around the world, 9380 Universities in 205 countries, click here.


    • Scribendi Online Editing & Proofreading – Our company is based in Ontario, Canada, and our primary goal is to provide clients with fast, reliable, and affordable revision services. We offer high-quality and personalized editing services that can result in an author being published, a business professional landing that big client, or a student receiving a university degree or college diploma. And that’s why, here at Scribendi.com, we only employ the most experienced and highly educated editors. Read more.


    • Exam Edge - Our service is an industry leader in preparing clients for their certification exams through the use of our proprietary online practice exams. Our practice exams are designed to feel like the real exams and give detailed explanations for every question once the exams have been completed.  We offer practice tests in 20 different industries including healthcare, nursing, teaching, and business, covered by over 1800 actual tests. Do you need to pass your certification exam You have found the right place for help. We offer Online practice exams in over 20 industries, healthcare, teaching, and international exams.


    • Online Education Tutor - We provide Online Video lessons for High School English, Maths, Chemistry and Physics, organised into self-study topics which are easy to use. A monthly subscription enables students to watch and rewatch 1000+ videos, at home, on their laptops or even their smartphones. All of the educational videos have been produced by experienced and qualified teachers. This tutoring service is ideal for high school students. Read more.



    • Tool to Help Achieve Best Education Opportunities - EssayEdge is one of the top editing, writing, and document production services on the net. We offer a wide range of services for students looking to attend private high schools to the highest education level. Customers can tailor our offering to fit their needs whether they require an essay touch up, or need someone to work with them through the whole essay process. We also provide tutoring on term papers through our Writing Help services. EssayEdge.com

       

    • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) - Prospective students should consider working toward online degrees only from accredited institutions, and should contact the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) to make sure that the accreditations are legitimate. This directory contains contact information about 467 quality assurance bodies, accreditation bodies and Ministries of Education in 175 countries. The quality assurance and accreditation bodies have been authorized to operate by their respective governments either as agencies of the government or as private (nongovernmental) organizations. Visit this site.

     

    • How to Obtain a Legally Recognized Degree Based on Your Life/Work Experience or Prior Study - There are times in life, when because of circumstances you are overlooked for employment or promotion opportunities, yet you have the experience of life or skills, but are just lacking that 'piece of paper.' We have on occasions recommended to our clients, using this entirely legal and accredited way of obtaining an "Instant Degree" from a recognized institute operating a legally recognized tertiary education. Many are now holding senior positions in government and private companies. Read more, especially the FAQ on Instantdegrees.com



    • Delamere Education reminds all students who plan to study or visit other countries usually require a visa of some kind. Please visit the site of Delamere Immigration Services for more information.

       

    • Try This Excellent Career Test - Delamere Employment Services are now offering this Career Test that compares career aptitude to all jobs in the world, showing which a person fits best and how they fit each career. The 19-page report shows how to be more successful in any job and how to improve relationships. Proven accurate for 28 years. Read more

       

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