Education services provider, Navitas has reported 19 per cent growth in full time student enrolment in the company’s northern hemisphere colleges.
The WA-based company saw 4,926 full time students enrol in programs across Navitas’ colleges in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
The company’s five college US network, which is in its infancy, reported 82 per cent growth in college student numbers compared to the prior corresponding period in 2012.
Students in Navitas eight UK colleges grew by 12 per cent over the period, following an upward trend in enrolments which started in late 2012 after several years of declining student numbers due to changes in the UK’s visa regulations.
The two Canadian colleges owned by Navitas saw full time student enrolments grow by 13 per cent.
Navitas chief executive officer, Rod Jones said, “We are very pleased to report continued enrolment growth across all northern hemisphere regions.”
Shares in the company closed 2 per cent higher at $5.03.