Centres of Excellence

Centres of Excellence

by transnatedu

The Group’s vision is to have Centres of Excellence in Higher Education throughout sub-Saharan Africa that will build human and research capacity aligned with the African Continent’s strategic development.

The Centres will offer students the opportunity to earn a degree from top 1% world-wide ranked universities, without having to leave their region.

  • The group opened its first University branch campus in 2008 in academic collaboration with Murdoch University of Perth, Western Australia.
  • This provided the platform to further expand group’s ambitions in the higher education industry.
  • It is the only Dubai Free-Zone campus to break even in first five years.
  • It has consistently surpassed quality standards of KHDA and TEQSA.
  • Enrolment growth equal or better than competitor universities.
  • Programs are offered in Business, Media and Science fields.
  • There are 700+ students currently enrolled, and the staff strength is 84 in the campus (58 FT and 26 PT).
  • Lancaster University Ghana (LUG) was launched in Accra in October 2013 and was the group’s first higher education foray in Africa.
  • Lancaster University is a top 1% world-wide university and is ranked in the top-10 in the UK.
  • Accredited locally by Ghana National Accreditation Board, accredited in the UK by QAA, and the foundation program is the only accredited course by British Accreditation Council in continental Africa.
  • The enrolment plan for the initial intakes has been achieved and it is expected that upcoming enrolments will achieve or exceed plan.
  • The University currently has 400+ students at its, Accra and is estimated to reach 550+ by December 2016. And the current staff strength is 97 (77 FT and 20 PT ).
  • The group in collaboration with a well known University will establish a Centre of Excellence for Energy (CEE) in Rwanda. The operations will commence in 2017.
  • The CEE will deliver programs in energy, energy security, engineering, technology, business and social sciences.
  • The CEE, from it’s headquarters in Rwanda, will have a pan-African scope providing development capacity in energy expertise and energy security throughout Africa.
  • The group proposes to have a Centre of Excellence in Health Sciences in Southern Africa.
  • The countries under consideration for the proposed Centre of Excellence are Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia.
  • The Group will partner with an internationally renowned University with excellence in the field of Health Sciences.
  • The group plans to commence operations from 2018.
  • The Centre of Excellence will offer programs in Nursing and Midwifery among others.