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British Council SIEM Conference, Brighton

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The annual conference for International Officers and Directors organised by the British Council’s Services for International Education Marketing (SIEM) division saw the largest delegation ever convene to hear data-led insight about opportunity in international education. The event is also a chance for them to connect with British Council frontline staff from all around the world.

London Nest Christmas Party, London, UK

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London Nest got into the festive spirit with drinks and Santa hats at its Christmas party in London. Inviting agents, schools and partners to join the festivities, there was a fancy dress/Christmas jumper competition and raffle with a bottle of champagne for the lucky winner.

6th Annual AIRC Conference, Miami

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A record number of education providers and agents turned out for the 6th Annual American International Recruitment Council’s conference in Miami. During the day, almost 300 delegates discussed strategies for international student recruitment and explored the growing role of pathway providers while the balmy Miami weather set the tone for socialising in the evening.

Online Educa Berlin 2014, Berlin

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Online Educa Berlin returned this month for its 20th conference. Over 2,000 delegates from 100 countries joined 330 speakers and 81 exhibitors to discuss the evolving shape of edtech. An inspiring opening plenary set the tone for an energetic conference. Highlights included a lively debate on Day 1: ‘This house believes that data is corrupting…

English UK Fair, Antalya, Turkey

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Agents from 14 different countries in the MENA and Central Asian region, along with British Council staff from Azerbaijan, Libya and Turkey, met with exhibitors and 30 English UK members at the association’s fair in Antalya on 17-20 November. As well as meetings there was time for a very competitive treasure hunt around Antalya Old…

OBHE PPP event, London, UK

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OBHE’s conference on The Future of Public-Private Partnerships in Higher Education took place at Regent’s University London on 3-4 December. Stakeholders in international education’s public and private sectors shared their experiences, pondering such questions as: ‘If PPPs are the answer, what is the question?’

THE Awards, Grosvenor House Hotel, London

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A who’s who in UK HE was in attendance for the annual THE Awards, celebrating exceptional performance in various areas. The University of Sheffield scooped Outstanding International Student Strategy award for its #weareinternational campaign. Comedian Jack Dee presented on the night.    

CEG Directors’ Briefing, RSA, London, UK

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On 2 December Cambridge Education Group held its first ever Directors’ Briefing at The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce in London, bringing together key industry stakeholders to discuss the future of the boarding school in the changing global economy. A busy afternoon of engaging discussion and debate on trends and best…

Study UK Annual Conference, London

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Study UK held its annual conference at the Connaught Rooms in London this week, attracting over 100 delegates from various educational institutions, sector associations and businesses. Highlights included an inspiring keynote address from shadow Immigration Minister, David Hanson MP and lively discussions around what the 2015 general election results will entail for the HE and…

CBIE Conference, Ottawa, Canada

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The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)’s 48th annual conference took place at the Westin in Ottawa on 19-22 November using the theme ‘Diplomacy of Knowledge’. More than 700 passionate professionals in international education from across the country and around the world came together for a mix of seminars, panel discussions and keynote speeches, rounded off…

Education Investor awards, London

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The Education Investor awards recognise achievements in various categories that include an “Exporting Excellence in education provision” award (won by Open University Worldwide), Schools Operator, Private Groups award (won by CEG). The evening provides an interesting overlap between education companies and financiers and investment groups helping them raise capital to expand their businesses.  

LILA* 10th Birthday, Liverpool, UK

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On Friday 21 November November LILA* celebrated its 10th anniversary at The Baltic Social in Liverpool. The event concluded a year of celebrations worldwide, including in Moscow, Dubai and Milan, ending where the company began with its first school.