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Pink Friday @ ACET, Ireland

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Active Centre of English Training (ACET) in Cork organised en event called Pink Friday @ ACET to help raise awareness and money for Breast Cancer. The team and students wore pink and donated money to this fabulous cause. This is one of many charitable events that the team in ACET have planned for the coming…

Languages Canada World Student Day 2014, Canada

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Ten cities across Canada organised events to celebrate international students for the first annual Languages Canada World Student Day. Students, local dignitaries, members of parliament, mayors, and provincial government representatives attended the events from coast to coast.  “We wanted to recognise the contribution international students make to our education, culture and economy,” said Director of Member…

CISA National Education Conference, Adelaide

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This year’s Council of International Students Australia (CISA) National Education Conference took place between 7 and 11 July at the University of South Australia’s East and Brookman campus in Adelaide. The conference attracted over 200 student and industry delegates who were treated to an array of sessions by specialised trainers and speakers. Other highlights of…

Study Melbourne Student Centre opening, Australia

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The government in Victoria, Australia’s second most popular state for international students, has launched the Study Melbourne Student Centre – a “one-stop-shop” for information and services for international students.

Presentation of Queen’s Award, Cambridge

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On Friday 25 July, Lord Lieutenant Hugh Duberly of Cambridgeshire presented Cambridge Education Group with the Queen’s Award, the UK’s highest accolade for business success, in International Trade, recognising the group’s substantial growth over the last six years. A lunch for attendees from across CEG’s many divisions followed the presentation of the award at the University of Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam…

PPI Summer Drinks Party, London

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Print, delivery and marketing agency PPI held a Summer Drinks party in London this month for many of their clients from the international education sector. With Tower Bridge as a stunning backdrop to the outdoor extravaganza, clients and PPI staff enjoyed a balmy summer evening complete with live music.

OACAC conference, Florida, USA

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A record number of delegates attended the OACAC annual conference in Tampa Bay, Florida on July 8-11, jointly hosted by University of South Florida, University of Tampa, and Eckerd College. Almost 1,100 attendees from over 80 countries and 831 institutions attended over 80 educational sessions and also raised $10,800 for the OACAC Scholarship Fund through a 5k…

BETA Parliamentary Reception, London

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The British Educational Travel Association (BETA) celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Terrace of the House of Lords on July 14 in London. Delegates included MPs and industry leaders as well as a number of educational institutions, accommodation providers, transport providers, student tour operators and others. Honorary BETA President Dick Porter was also awarded with a prize…

BUILA 10th annual conference, Edinburgh

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The British Universities International Liaison Association (BUILA) 10th Annual Conference returned to Edinburgh, Scotland this year on 9th-11th July. Highlights included the session on the international environment and UK international education strategy which featured talks from Brian Johnson, Head of International HE Strategy at BIS, and Vivienne Stern, Director of UK HE International Unit. As well as talks…

Milner College 30th anniversary, Perth

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Milner College, a family run school in Perth, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary year with a series of events for its students, staff and agents. This month it held a ‘thank you reception’ for 30 of its Perth-based agents, who feasted on delicacies prepared by a celebrity chef, and a students’ party. In October, current and…

UKCISA annual conference, Liverpool

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More than 400 representatives from UK higher and further education institutions headed to the University of Liverpool for the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)’s annual conference on 2-4 July. As well as attending sessions on such varied topics as visa compliance, conflict resolution, recruiting students from different markets regions and how to give…

QAA Conference, Royal Holloway, London

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The theme for the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)’s 2014 conference, held on 26 June at Royal Holloway, University of London, was ‘Meeting the expectations of the future’. Panel discussions and presentations generated lively debate on the subject of transnational education, quality assurance, MOOCs and much more. The conversation continued online as delegates…