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The PIE and Wonkhe event, London

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One hundred of the top influencers in UK HE gathered in central London on Wednesday 25 May for networking drinks jointly organised by The PIE and Wonkhe. In the first event hosted by the two media companies, international higher education stakeholders enjoyed an evening of discussions amid a time of change in the sector.  

University of Roehampton cruise

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The University of Roehampton celebrated a 175th anniversary this week and invited many of its agent partners and institutional colleagues to mark the occasion with a cruise along the River Thames, followed by a ceremony at Westminster Cathedral. The PIE was pleased to be on board!

English UK annual conference, London

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UK ELT providers from across the country convened in London for English UK’s annual conference on 19-20 May, making time to network over drinks as well as sharing insight on the shape of the industry through seminars and panel sessions.

English UK fair, Yucatan Peninsula

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This year’s English UK Latin America workshop took place from 19-22 April at the Now Sapphire on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, welcoming 30 English UK member centre representatives, a select handful of corporate member service providers and 40 educational tour operators, agents and education councillors from across the whole region.

Eastbourne School of English turns 80!

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Eighty years old is always a birthday worth celebrating, and so the venerable English language school, Eastbourne School of English in the UK, held a summer garden party this year to celebrate this milestone. Students, host families, staff and dignitaries (the mayor and local MP) attended.

BETA Youth Travel Workshop, London

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The 2016 BETA Youth Travel Workshop took place in London’s Arsenal Emirates Stadium on 5 May, bringing together youth, student and educational travel professionals to meet, network and trade. This year’s workshop welcomed its highest number of delegates to date, with more than 2,000 appointments taking place place during the course of the day.  

Going Global 2016, South Africa

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Over 800 education leaders from around the world gathered Cape Town to attend the British Council’s annual Going Global conference, held for the first time in Africa. Discussions at the three-day event focussed on deepening education ties with countries across Africa while stemming brain drain and promoting gender equality.

IU Go International event, London

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Social mobility in study abroad was the main discussion point at the Go International event organised by the International Unit. Figures from the organisation show students from more advantaged backgrounds were five times more likely to be mobile than those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Stakeholders convened for the one-day conference in London where promoting mobility opportunities and…

Eaquals annual conference, Lisbon

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With around 270 attendees, this year’s Eaquals conference was the biggest it has ever been. Held in Lisbon, Portugal, delegates came together to mark the 25 years since the organisation’s inception. The conference featured two days of discussions, a keynote speech from the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, and a gala dinner and disco.

50th annual IATEFL conference, UK

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Over 3,000 English language professionals attended the 50th International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language & English Education Resources Expo onsite and online. The three-day conference was held this year in Birmingham and included 500 talks, workshops and seminars and a vibrant social programme.

Simon Fraser U, Navitas 10-year celebration

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This month, Simon Fraser University and Navitas marked the 10th anniversary of their partnership, the pathway provider’s first Canadian programme. Fraser International College opened its doors in 2006 to 85 international students and now enrols 2,500 students from 60 countries.

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016

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The Whatuni Student Choice Awards, hosted in central London, saw higher education representatives from across the UK, turn out for the gala dinner and ceremony. The night, which was hosted by comedian Jimmy Carr, saw Nottingham Trent University scoop the international award.