St Mary’s University, Twickenham has signed a new partnership with the University of Arizona (UA) to develop a UA Study Abroad Site on its Twickenham campus in London.
The partnership includes opportunities for University of Arizona students to complete a study abroad year or semester at St Mary’s University.
Home to over 40,000 students, the University of Arizona was founded in 1885 and is a tier-one American research university located in Tucson, Arizona. Through its agreement with the University of Arizona, St Mary’s will be enhancing its study abroad support staff to ensure the continuation of its high levels of student support.
St Mary’s, which was founded in 1850, is rated Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework and recently retained its Oftsed Outstanding rating.
Speaking of the new partnership St Mary’s Vice-Chancellor Francis Campbell said, “We are delighted to welcome the University of Arizona to St Mary’s and we look forward to working together on enhancing international education opportunities for UA students. St Mary’s is proud to be a global university, we welcome students from around the world to our campus and partner with a number of esteemed universities globally who enrich the experience of our students both on our campus in Twickenham and through the opportunity to study abroad.”
Vice Provost for Global Affairs at University of Arizona Brent White said, "St Mary's University is renowned for its top student experience ratings. We are grateful for their willingness to share their beautiful campus with us, giving UA students a place to call home in one of the most remarkable cities in the world.”
Pro Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement at St Mary’s Paul Bridge added, “This innovative partnership brings together one of the best universities in the United States to St Mary’s. We’re looking forward to expanding our study abroad support staff in order to ensure that the University of Arizona and all of our valued partners continue to benefit from our high-level of student support and engagement.”