HONG KONG, Sept.12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE: NORD), the world's leading premium schools organization, today announced that it will open a second campus for Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong (NAIS Hong Kong). Situated on Hong Kong Island, the second campus is expected to open in August 2017 with a capacity of approximately 520 places, subject to receipt of customary regulatory approvals.
Nord Anglia Education will invest approximately US$11 million in the new campus over the next 12 months to create a world-class learning environment, which will cater specifically to students from kindergarten to year 3 (ages 2–8).
The additional capacity at the new campus will enable NAIS Hong Kong to educate students from kindergarten through to year 13. The existing campus in Lam Tin will be enhanced to include iGCSE and IB Diploma facilities for students in years 10 to 13 and additional science labs will be created so that students can benefit from Nord Anglia Education's new collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Andrew Fitzmaurice, Chief Executive Officer of Nord Anglia Education commented: "We are extremely proud of the success of Nord Anglia International School Hong Kong since opening in September 2014 and are delighted to have secured this unique new campus on Hong Kong Island. The new campus will allow us to provide excellent facilities for all students on both campuses ensuring that our students have the full benefit from our collaborations with both The Juilliard School and MIT. This new campus is the next phase of development for our school as it goes from strength to strength to meet the demands of the students and parents of Hong Kong."
ABOUT NORD ANGLIA EDUCATION:
Nord Anglia Education (NYSE: NORD) is the world's leading premium schools organisation. Our 43 international schools are located in China, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America in 15 countries. Together, they educate more than 35,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary education. We are driven by one unifying philosophy- we are ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. Our schools deliver a high quality education through a personalised approach enhanced with unique global opportunities to enable every student to succeed. Nord Anglia Education is headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, China. Our website is www.nordangliaeducation.com.
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