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QE conference and Malta Workshop

Quality English hosted its annual Conference and Agent Workshop in Malta, with 24 QE schools and 16 agents in attendance. The two day event featured a conference day and an Agent Workshop attracting study travel agents Japan, Taiwan, Turkey and Panama. The 2018 QE Conference and Workshop will be held in Milan.  

AIRC Conference 2017, Weston, FL, US

The American International Recruitment Council held its 9th annual conference in Weston, Florida in early December. Entitled A New Outlook on Global Student Mobility: Recruiting in Changing Times, US institutions met with agents from around the globe to discuss big issues concerning the recruitment of international students to the US.

London Nest Christmas party, London

London Nest held its Christmas party at Neighbour cocktail bar and restaurant in Kentish Town. The student accommodation specialists decided on a fancy dress theme – ‘heroes of time’ and employees and friends celebrated late into the evening.

SIEM conference 2017 Glasgow

The British Council held its Services for International Education Marketing conference in Glasgow recently, focusing on strategy, innovation and intelligence. Agents and British Council representatives from around the world met with FE and HE institutions and schools at, one of the city’s top tourist attractions, the Kelvingrove Museum.

TIECA Expo 2017, Thailand

The TIECA Expo event in November was held in Thailand. School representatives met with agents and events in the seminar rooms featured talks with politicians, writers and teachers talking about their experiences in studying abroad. More than 70 institutions from various countries attended and the event culminated in an evening celebrating 20th anniversary of TIECA.

CBIE Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia

CBIE held its annual conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in November where international educators and stakeholders from across the world met to discuss all levels of international education, from k-12 to postgraduate programs. Pathways in International Education: Charting the Course welcomed university presidents and directors of international offices, student advisors, ESL/FSL language instructors and government officials.

UK NARIC Conference 2017, London

Earlier this week, NARIC hosted its annual conference at the Park Plaza Hotel in London. Admissions officers from around the world gathered to hear talks about certificate recognition, the situation across a number of student source countries, TNE and tier-4 visas.

Undergraduate Awards 2017, Dublin, Ireland

Over 130 students from around the globe gathered in Dublin to celebrate groundbreaking research at the Undergraduate Awards Global Summit 2017. The PIE News attended the event, which received 6,424 submissions from 299 universities across 48 countries this year. Chris Lubbe was on hand to bestow the awards.

QE Roadshow 2017 Prague Rome Madrid

Quality English hosted their annual post-ICEF Berlin European Roadshow recently, with QE members travelling by train from Berlin to Prague, then flying to Rome and Madrid.  38 QE schools and Quality Education colleges took part in various legs of the roadshow which hosted agents from Prague, Slovakia, Italy and Spain.  

Class of 2020 Conference, Lisbon

The Class of 2020 Conference 2017 was held in sunny Lisbon with university representatives and investors convening to talk student housing and discover new developments in the sector. TCO2020 will hold its next conference in Milan next year.

AFS Faces of the World reception, London

AFS Faces of the World, a scholarship initiative to give international education opportunities to underserved and underrepresented communities around the world, held reception drinks in central London earlier this week. Alumni and supporters of the program gathered to raise awareness and funds for more scholarships.

WUSU/UNHCR event, Gatineau, Canada

World University Service of Canada and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Canada co-hosted an event in Gatineau, Canada. Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spoke and a new manual designed to act as a resource for groups outside Canada wishing to create a model which combines postsecondary education with resettlement was launched.