This higher education institution provides employment-focused degrees, validated by the University of Plymouth, in subjects such as accounting, IT, law and business. It offers foundation years, accelerated two-year courses, flexible start dates and convenient locations in southeast and west London, features that have boosted student numbers and helped sales climb to £23.6m in 2013. GSM celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and currently has 6,000 students enrolled on its courses. Sovereign Capital invested an undisclosed sum for a majority stake in 2011 and appointed Alison Wheaton, 49, as chief executive this year.
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