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English UK London Party, London, UK

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On 21 May, English UK London invited agents and English language schools from across the capital to share a drink, network and celebrate the beginning of summer. During the evening, which had the theme ‘Hello, neighbour!’, attendees also shared what London means to them.

ILAC FAM Trip, ON, Canada

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ILAC hosted 95 agents from 23 countries for its FAM trip on 6-10 May, in partnership with Niagara College. After kicking off in Niagara Falls with the Niagara College campus tour, the group enjoyed a packed schedule of activities including a wine tour and sightseeing in Toronto, as well as learning about ILAC and its university and…

Rotary Club of Oxford Fun Run, UK

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After more than 20 years, the Rotary Club of Oxford Fun Run is now part of the calendar for English Language Schools, and around 400 runners, walkers and rollers attended this year’s run on 9 May. Dermot Twomey of the Centre for English Studies travelled from Dublin to defend his title as the fastest runner,…

BOSSA West Coast Roadshow, USA

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Twelve Chinese agencies headed to Los Angeles and San Fransciso to meet with representatives of various schools, universities, community colleges, service providers and boarding schools of California for BOSSA’s second roadshow in the US, complementing its first tour in the East Coast in November 2014. Agencies visited destinations such as UC Irvine and Intel, and also participated in two days…

English UK AGM, Manchester, UK

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Manchester was the place for this year’s English UK annual conference. More than 100 delegates from private English language schools, university centres and service providers attended the two-day event. After regional group meetings, seminars and plenaries, delegates enjoyed a reception at the Manchester town hall and a night out in one of the UK’s hippest…

ALTO Conference, New York, USA

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The ALTO Conference in New York was a VIP-level meeting of owners and senior directors of education agencies and education companies who are members of the Association of Language Travel Organisations. The event comprised two days of seminars and networking and social events for more informal networking.

2015 ANZA Workshop, SKYCITY Auckland, NZ

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ICEF’s 2015 ANZA Workshop took place in New Zealand at the SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, bringing 86 education institutions from Australia and New Zealand, 12 work and travel organisations, 35 service providers and 147 ICEF-screened agents from 37 countries together for three days of seminars, networking and focussed business opportunities.

English UK Fair, Santiago, Chile

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English UK welcomed educators and agents from nine countries to Santiago on 13-16 April for a series of all-inclusive workshop sessions and social programme based in a luxury hotel in Chile’s capital.

IH Newcastle anniversary party, UK

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International House Newcastle celebrated the 10th anniversary of its takeover by current Directors Trevor Udberg, Patricia Mullen & Caroline Preston on 30 April. Some 130 guests were welcomed by fire-eaters onto the river boat cruise down the Tyne, before enjoying a night of drinking, dancing and great views.

IALC Workshop, Rouen, France

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The highlight of IALC membership is the annual workshop, which enables an opportunity for its boutique language school owner-members to meet with high calibre education agents from around the world. The event is always full of fun and at this year’s event featured an “eras” fancy dress party as well as few receptions and a gala dinner.

2015 Eaquals AGM, Málaga, Spain

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Over 200 delegates from 32 countries attended the Eaquals Annual General Meeting and International Conference in Málaga this month. Spanish hospitality was extended alongside best practice workshops where representatives from private language schools, universities and national quality associations discussed quality in language training.

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015

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The University of Exeter scooped the International University of the Year title at the 2015 WUSCAs, presented by comedian Hugh Dennis at a glitzy awards ceremony in London, attended by higher education representatives from across the UK.