What is our vision?

Higher Education at Lower Cost.

Shaw Academy offers education without limitations. Whether you are a full time professional, part-time worker, someone looking for a career change or starting your own venture, it’s never too late to learn. We make it easy to get real qualifications which lead to real success, empowering hundreds of thousands of new students each month all over the world.

100

+

courses

3

Thousand

hours of content

8

Years

of teaching

12

Million

students

Milestones

Delivering great education, accessibly and affordably, to everyone.

2012

1 course offered | 700+ students enrolled

2015

Refinement of the technology & processes of synchronous education. Perfected cost efficient user acquisition strategy at scale – the PRM.

10 new courses offered | 22,000+ students enrolled

2016

Shaw Academy launched its proprietary classroom based learning platform, Phoenix, which enabled the company to pursue its goal of higher education at lower cost as can be seen from the growth in student numbers that year. Phoenix allows for personalised teaching at unlimited scale, robust engagement features and extensive analytics and data science tools. Shaw Academy also moves fully to 1, 3, 6 and 12 month payment plans for its learners.

16 new courses offered | 100,000+ students enrolled

2019

Shaw Academy secured over €9,000,000 in investment to scale the platform post restructuring the business. This investment allowed for refinement of existing courses, launching new courses & the ability to offer higher education at lower costs to more students than ever before worldwide.

50 courses offered | 153,000+ students enrolled

2020

Shaw Academy is currently focussed on a growth strategy of promoting it’s the pre-existing courses into already established markets and adding new courses into those same markets. The best is yet to come, it is planned and it is happening.

100+ courses offered | 520,000+ ytd students enrolled | 2.1m is a work in progress

Our team

Stephen Murphy

Chairman

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Sean Tai

Board Member

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John Cadell

Board Member

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James Egan

Board Member

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John White

Board Member

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Michael O’Rourke

Observer

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David Brown

Observer

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Neil Balnaves

Observer

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Join us in providing the world a better chance at Education, changing the lives of millions, and impacting generations to come.

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