Commenting on the announcement today, Oxbridge Managing Director Barend van den Berg said: “The partnership allows for Oxbridge Academy and ADvTECH to collaborate, enabling a variety of growth opportunities, primarily the expansion of the distance education offering, making it accessible to a large segment of working South Africans.”
An established private distance learning college, Oxbridge Academy’s distance learning model makes it possible for students to gain job-relevant skills. With the motto “effortless excellence in education” and a highly skilled and motivated academic team, this exciting collaboration aligns with ADvTECH’s strategy further cementing its position as a leading provider of academic excellence in Southern Africa.
ADvTECH CEO, Roy Douglas said, “The venture will combine the broad skills of ADvTECH with the distance learning expertise of Oxbridge. This will enhance and strengthen not only the existing distance education offering, but also introduces a wide variety of qualifications and 20,000 distance education students to ADvTECH, providing a platform on which to expand our distance education offering.”
Oxbridge Academy strengthens ADvTECH’s position in the South African tertiary education sector. The school operates nationally, with offices based in Stellenbosch.
Registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training, Oxbridge Academy is accredited by a number of local and international authorities, including the UK-based ABMA. As part of fulfilling the commitment to ensure students receive excellent education, Oxbridge Academy equips employees with the knowledge and skills to uphold standards by providing ongoing skills training and numerous opportunities for professional development.
In line with ADvTECH’s continued growth and expansion strategy, Oxbridge Academy is a valued addition to the diverse group, increasing the tertiary division to nine unique brands.