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Academic Partners

Western International College partners with the following reputable accredited institutions in providing globally recognised qualifications at all levels ranging from Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees till the PhD level.


The University of Bolton is a Teaching Intensive, Research Informed Higher Education Institution whose distinctive high quality, student-focused, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes attract applications from all over the world. It will offer an exciting and challenging student experience with high levels of proactive student support and with excellent facilities which match the quality of its academic provision.
The University aims to provide a high-quality, teaching-environment that provides individualised support and unique opportunities to develop the skills and interests of each and every one of our students, offering a friendly and supportive atmosphere and class sizes to enhance learning.
Staff from the Off-campus Division provide a central service supporting our Partners, Academic Faculties and Schools, working together to review partnership enquiries, undertake appraisal of operations (due diligence), present proposals for strategic and academic approval, and ‘set-up’ and manage approved collaborative provision partnerships, guided by the university’s Collaborative Provision Strategy. Each partnership has an Academic Partnership Manager from the Off-campus Division and each programme has a Link Tutor from the Academic School. The Off-campus Division is external to, but works closely with, the university’s Standards and Enhancement Office.


ATHE is an Ofqual,UK regulated awarding organisation, providing qualifications on the QCF. The QCF is the national credit transfer system for qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. These qualifications also have direct comparisons to international qualifications so a qualification achieved through ATHE is recognised in countries across the world. This is important in supporting mobility of labor and will provide you with opportunities to apply for progression to other qualifications or for employment in other parts of the world.

The following programs from ATHE can be read through WINC Online:

ATHE offers qualifications at Levels 4, 5, 6 and 7 in:

  • Business
  • Health and Social Care Management
  • Travel and Tourism Management.

ATHE qualifications are recognized not only as standalone qualifications but also for progression to degrees at Bachelor and Master’s levels at several UK universities.


The University is well established and has a brilliant reputation for the quality of its teaching and research.
The University of Lincoln is a University which focuses on the student and their educational experience. Everything that they do is geared towards ensuring the best outcome in terms of learning, achievement and progression. With such dedicated focus it is no wonder that the University has excelled itself by continuously climbing up the University league tables and setting high standards for others to follow.
In the 2016 National Student Survey the University has ranked within the top 10 UK Universities for student satisfaction, which is a brilliant indicator of success. In some of the subject areas, the University achieved the top spot. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, used these rankings to corroborate the University’s success. In addition Lincoln University appears in The Guardian University Guide 2018 as a top 50 institution.
The University proudly states that ‘‘nine out of ten of our most recent graduates were in work or further study six months after finishing their course, with two thirds in graduate level roles’’.