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Mayor Welcomes International Students to Stratford-upon-Avon


The Mayor of Stratford-upon-Avon and Martin Penny, Principal of Stratford-upon-Avon College welcomes students from the Heart of England International Academy

The Mayor of Stratford-upon-Avon, Councillor Mr William Dowling, joined governors and staff of Stratford-upon-Avon College and City College Coventry last night, in welcoming three hundred new international students. 

The Heart of England International Academy|’s Welcome Reception at the Civic Hall in Stratford-upon-Avon gives the opportunity for students to meet staff from both Colleges and partner Universities in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. In addition to a special welcome by the Mayor, speeches were also made by Martin Penny, Principal of Stratford-upon-Avon College and Paul Taylor, Principal of City College Coventry.

Martin Penny commenting on the success of the event said, “This has been a highly successful annual event for Stratford-upon-Avon College. It was once again a pleasure to welcome so many students from across the world. Our international students have been excited by their orientation into the cultural pleasures and community life of Coventry & Warwickshire over the last month and the Mayor of Stratford-upon-Avon made them all feel extremely welcome last night.”

The Heart of England International Academy is a collaborative working partnership between Stratford-upon-Avon College and City College Coventry. In forming this academy, we are able to combine our experience and commitment in order to provide an impressive portfolio of courses| and enhanced student guidance and support. For more information visit www.heia.co.uk|

For more information please contact Marketing on 01789 266245 or email  marketing@stratford.ac.uk|

Posted on Friday 14th October 2011

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