In keeping with Concordia International University’s mission to expand its programs and network, a meeting transpired with Concordia International University and Raffles Education Corporation on August 26, 2016. Raffles Education Corporation was represented by the assistant manager of their International Admissions Office, Mingle SI.
Raffles Education Corporation established its first college in Singapore in 1990 and has since then grown to operate 30 colleges in 28 cities across 14 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the United States. The said 14 countries are Australia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Italy, Switzerland, and, as mentioned, the United States of America.
Raffles is very well known for their design courses: animation, fashion design, video game design, visual communication design, interior design, jewellery design, digital media design, product design, assistant designer, furniture design, transportation design, and design management. But they also do offer other courses in business, technology, psychology, and education.
Another thing that makes Raffles Education Corp. special is that they have an accumulation of industry partners such as a number of big names from advertising, fashion label, department store, food & beverage, publishing, lifestyle product, and furniture industries.
Aside from their impressive industry partners, they have also been able to produce award-winning students and professionals, and some examples of their awards in 2014 are as follows:
3rd Japan Creative Centre (JCC) Sustainable Fashion Design Contest
Top Three Winners: Chen Zhipeng
61st Cannes Lions
Bronze: Alair Qu
Audi Star Creation 2014
Grand Winner: Zhou Jun
BIG Toy Design Innovation Award 2014
Honourable Mention: Manaphol Buranasetakul
Bossini Design A Tee Campaign 2013
Grand Winner: Agnes Angelin Tjioe (Be Happy Theme)
Crowne Plaza Dressed to Rest Design Contest 2014
Grand Winner: Mai Takemori
IKEA Singapore’s Young Designer Award 2014
Grand Winner: Auradee Sae Lin
Made in India Competition 2014
1st prize winner: Namrata Kotwani (Home Accessories)
MIJF Jewellery Design Awards 2014
Grand Winner: Raksha Reddy (Necklace Category)
Safety@Work Creative Awards 2014
Gold Award: Ong Arief Wiranata
What’s New/Next 2014 by W Hotel
Jury’s Selection (by Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Thailand): Chawit Piroonhapat