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WYSTC 2014, Dublin, Ireland

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Over 650 delegates from 450 businesses spanning over 120 countries across the world attended the 23rd World Youth & Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) in Dublin from September 23-26. Highlights included a networking reception in the impressive Trinity College Dublin, whose notable alumni include Oscar Wilde as well as a closing keynote from explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes…

IELTS 25th birthday party, London

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Global exam body IELTS threw a party for important partners and its three owning bodies: Cambridge English, IDP and the British Council in London. The evening reception held overlooking the River Thames featured presentations from stakeholders including an Indian student who used IELTS to help him on an academic journey that has seen him work…

EAIE 2014 Dinner & Dance, Prague

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The penultimate night of EAIE 2014 saw delegates donning their masks and dancing tirelessly until the early hours in the prestigious Žofín Palace, located on Slavonic Island. With a rich history dating back to 1835, the palace was the perfect location for delegates to muse the week’s events over a three-course dinner before hitting the dancefloor and…

EAIE 2014 Nuffic reception, Prague

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Professionals in Dutch higher education rubbed shoulders overlooking the Vltava river at a reception hosted by Nuffic, the non-profit organisation working to promote internationalisation at all levels of education in The Netherlands. Guests enjoyed views of the city and aperitifs before the official EAIE dinner and dance at the nearby Žofín Palace.

NACAC National Conference, US

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The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) held its 70th National Conference in Indianapolis, IN from September 18-20, 2014. Over 6000 attendees had the opportunity to engage in keynote presentations, participate in educational sessions, network with colleagues new and old, and immerse themselves in Indy culture.

EAIE 2014 VŠB-TUO reception, Prague

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Following a busy week at the EAIE conference in Prague, the VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava whisked away its university partners, stakeholders and staff to a Dominican Monastery’s Refectory in the heart of the Old Town in Prague. The magnificent Baroque refectory where the event took place once served as a dining hall for the monastery of St….

EAIE British Council reception, Prague

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The British Council co-hosted a very special evening reception in conjunction with the British Embassy, Prague in the latter’s beautiful gardens. Delegates were able to wander the grounds following a welcome from HM Ambassador to the Czech Republic and British Ambassador to the Czech Republic Jan Thompson OBE. The British Council’s Elizabeth Shepherd and StudyPortals’ CEO Edwin…

EAIE 2014 Newcomers’ Reception, Prague

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The EAIE 2014 Newcomers’ Welcome Reception was held in Prague’s magnificent Municipal House, frequented by the Prague Symphony Orchestra and host of the world-famous Prague Spring Festival. A large number of first-time delegates attended the IELTS-sponsored event, which proved to be a grand setting for networking and taking in some of the local culture, including…

MA Community College Challenge launch, UK

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US-based Shorelight Education, a new company which is seeking to reshape the way that higher education institutions work globally, this week announced a “Massachusetts Community College Challenge” at the Athenaeum Club in London during a Massachusetts trade mission to the UK, led by Governor Deval Patrick. The award will see two US community college students fully funded to study in the UK…

Excel English 25th anniversary, UK

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Excel English staff, agents and friends were all in attendance for the celebration of the school’s 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary. The party took place in the beautiful purpose-built school premises in Muswell Hill and guests were treated to live jazz music, food and drinks as well as a speech from Principal Judy Loren who founded the school…

StudyWorld 2014, London, UK

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The eighth annual StudyWorld workshop, organised by English UK, welcomed some 300 agents and 220 schools from around 60 countries to London this month. After a busy couple of days packed with seminars and agent-provider meetings, delegates had a chance to wind down with a pub quiz in London Tube station-themed teams.

Wimbledon School of English 50th, UK

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The Wimbledon School of English (WSE) celebrated its 50th anniversary by inviting agents, schools, stakeholders, industry figures and even Wimbledon MP Stephen Hammond to the impressive Oxo Tower in London. Around 150 guests were treated to live music, traditional fish and chips, beautiful sunset views over London and an inspiring speech by school Principal Jane…