The University of South Florida wants to become a globally known university. But with just 1,800 foreign students out of about 47,000, the university’s Tampa campus is far from international.

So officials there decided to turn to Into University Partnerships, a British company, to recruit and educate foreign students in a college-preparatory program that combines intensive English instruction and academic course work. The joint venture, Into University of South Florida, hopes to enroll 400 new international students this fall, many of whom may not have qualified on their own for admission to the university because of language difficulties, incomplete course work, or limited study skills. Read the full story…