Our Educational Partners

Western International College works with awarding bodies and partners to offer its suite of qualifications. Students can be assured that they achieve meaningful, industry recognised qualifications and that the College has been assessed by every partner to ensure academic standards are met with a focus on student support and success.

We are delighted to congratulate our long standing University partner the University of Bolton on its  tremendous achievement of being ranked no. 38 out of 121 UK Universities in the prestigious  Guardian University League Table for 2023. This further confirms Bolton’s meteoric rise up the League Table – up from no 46 in 2022. Also in terms of subject specialism the University of Bolton is ranked no. 19 out of 99 Universities for Accounting & Finance.

Turbo charge your career with a University of Bolton degree with WINC

University of Bolton

The University of Bolton is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has approximately 6,000 students and 700 academic and professional staff. The University is well established and has a reputation for the quality of its teaching and research.

The University describes themselves as a “Teaching Intensive and Research Informed” University, known for the quality of their staff, facilities and links to employment sectors.

The University of Bolton 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. They have been awarded a TEF Silver award for their Teaching. This is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed “rigorous national quality requirements” for higher education in the UK



Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE) provides centres with a wide variety of qualifications including, but not limited to; administration management, business, tourism, law, computing and health and social care. They have made a name for themselves with exceptional customer service, excellent quality standards and rewarding qualifications with progression routes to university degrees.

ATHE is a global awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual and other UK and international regulators. They work with 200 recognised centres in over 35 countries to complement their strong brand presence in the UK.

ATHE qualifications are approved as progression pathways to relevant Bachelor’s and Master’s Top Up degrees by a growing number of UK and international Universities, providing significant tertiary education opportunities for learners.

British Accreditation Council

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) provides respected and rigorous inspection-based accreditation to enhance the standards and quality of independent further and higher education and training providers. They provide the leading mark of educational quality for the sector, which is used by students, parents, agencies and beyond as a guarantee of standards. Institutions that carry the BAC endorsement represent some of the leading and most reliable private colleges and training providers in the UK.

WINC International

Western International College (WINC) was established in 2008 and is licensed by the Government of Ras Al Khaimah through the Free Trade Zone and offers Foundation, Undergraduate and Post Graduate degree programmes in collaboration with its academic partners in the United Kingdom.

WINC is part of the KES Group of Institutions which owns and operates Colleges and a University in the UAE, India and Sri Lanka. WINC Online is the online / distance education wing of WINC, exclusively set up to afford potential students an option of pursuing accredited qualifications without compromising on their work or family schedules. Courses offered through WINC Online are in partnership with accredited institutions or Universities and taught and assessed to the same standards as those offered in a more traditional mode.

Western International College offers degree programmes in a variety of specialist areas such as Engineering, Business and Computing. Students from various academic backgrounds and levels can join Western International College as a means to earn their Foundation, Undergraduate and Post Graduate degrees.

Western International College has added to its portfolio of centres, a branch of in the United Kingdom, in London, to continue the success it has enjoyed in the UAE and to offer greater opportunities for learning and achievement to individuals looking to enhance their prospects.