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AFS Conference, Budapest, Hungary

More than 450 people gathered at the inaugural AFS Global Conference in Budapest towards the end of September. The conference, themed “Global Competence: Our Future, Our Responsibility”, saw delegates discuss how to develop global citizens, who can make positive differences where they live, study, work and volunteer.

USIKE Roadshow N.Y, SF and Houston

Over 100 attendees from 55 universities as well as senior representatives from government, non-profit and corporations from India and the US attended the U.S. – India Knowledge Exchange’s roadshows to New York, Houston and San Francisco in September. Delegates discussed opportunities and challenges associated with US institutions operating in India.

Conference Dinner, AIEC Sydney

Between crafty costumes and elaborate dance moves, delegates and attendees celebrated a successful 32nd AIEC during a 60s-themed party with views over Darling Harbour, Sydney.

IELTS Happy Hour, AIEC Sydney

The first day of AIEC ended with a buzzing happy hour sponsored by IELTS at The Port, on the promenade of Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Welcome Reception, AIEC Sydney

AIEC opened up its doors with drinks and nibbles in the exhibition hall on the Tuesday night. Attendees had a chance to greet friends and colleagues and visit the freshly built booths before diving into the jam-packed conference program.

The PIE News drinks, AIEC, Sydney, Australia

The PIE team, in collaboration with Pearson, hosted a networking reception at the Loft, in Sydney, on the first night of AIEC. Attendees made new connections and met old friends over drinks and canapes – and the party continued well beyond the original plan.

AIEC orientation and networking reception

The first evening reception at AIEC was dedicated to those attending the conference for the first time. Well over 100 delegates attended – including two PIE team members – and mingled before meeting the rest of the 1600 – strong attendee group.

Password English Language Test 10 years

Password English Language Test hosted its 10th anniversary at the Society of Antiquaries of London in October. The event included a drinks reception after an afternoon of discussions, which you can read more about here.

Kurus English 10th anniversary

At the end of August, students, staff, hosts and partners gathered at Kurus English, Cape Town, to celebrate the language school’s 10th anniversary. Owner and founder Johannes Kraus said the challenges of opening a small language school in a niche destination like South Africa are what motivated him and the staff to succeed.

Peace One Day, Bayswater College

Bayswater College organised an inter-school six-a-side football competition in September in aid of Peace One Day. Two student teams, a teachers and staff team, an All Stars industry team and a team each from St Giles and British Study Centres took part, with the British Study Centres team crowned champion with a last minute goal against St…

GSM USA Roadshow Fall 2018

GSM USA Roadshow Fall 2018 took a group of agencies from Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan and Cambodia for fairs in Oregon, Washington, and California. Fairs were hosted at Cascadia College, Portland State University, Diablo Valley College and California Lutheran University and about 50 educators took part. Agencies met attending educators in speed-networking format with meetings booked…

Finalists’ afternoon tea, PIEoneer Awards 2018

Fortnum and Mason served afternoon tea to finalists and headline sponsors at this year’s PIEoneer Awards in London. Attendees had the chance to meet and network with other innovators in the international education industry ahead of the main event later that evening.


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