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QS Unisolution’s IMPACT awards, Spain

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The second annual QS Unisolution’s IMPACT awards took place in Valencia, Spain, last week, recognising the impact of international mobility. Awards were presented for best staff and best student mobility experience, and The PIE’s Clare Gossage was part of the judging panel.

Global Leadership League, Denver, USA

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Close to 100 women were signed up for the launch of the Global Leadership League in Denver, USA, on the fringes of the annual NAFSA conference. Attendees had the chance to meet each other and listen to author Wendy Bohling, who spent years working in the tech industries and wrote about her experiences.

Universities UK EISE conference, London

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On 16 June, Universities UK brought together members from across the UK higher education sector to discuss ‘enhancing the international student experience’. Read about some of the lessons learned here.    

NAFSA 2016, Friday, Denver

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The final day of NAFSA rounded off with a closing celebration – while some attendees went along for a chance to network before hitting the road, others attended the launch of a new Global Leadership League for women.

NAFSA 2016, Denver, Thursday

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NAFSA’s annual conference just wouldn’t be the same without the infamous Turkey party, hosted by a2 and guard.me. Meanwhile, Thursday at NAFSA saw the final of The PIE’s interactive ‘buzz wire’ game… with Andy Holliday of FindA University our overall winner!

NAFSA 2016, Denver, Wednesday

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NAFSA delegates overtook Denver on Wednesday: Hotcourses celebrated its 20th birthday at Euclid Hall; English USA & BBR hosted pool and craft beer; Canada had a sophisticated soiree with drinks and desserts; Australia hosted bowling!; Air Concepts partied the night away; and Study in Scotland offered whisky tasting and its infamous ceilidh.

NAFSA 2016, Denver, Tuesday

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The conference was in full effect on Tuesday with 10,000 delegates attending sessions and visiting the packed expo hall. Evening receptions included NAFSA’s opening party – with Aloe Blacc performing – a party hosted by New Zealand in a vineyard , INTO hosting guests at the Denver Art Museum, NAFSA’s VIP reception and of course the Brazil party….

NAFSA 2016, Denver, Monday

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NAFSA’s annual conference kicked off to a rollicking start in the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado on Monday 30 May, with Terradotta’s legendary karaoke party (featuring The PIE’s own Archie Pollock!) rounding off a day of pre-conference workshops for some keen delegates.

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.