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NZIEC, Wellington, New Zealand 2018

An insightful NZIEC saw New Zealand international education stakeholders discuss the student experience on the theme of “Inspiring Global Leaders”. A packed two-day event saw both new post-study work visas unveiled and the launch of a new national strategy.

English UK/London Nest Garden Party

English UK and London Nest hosted a Summer Garden Party at the Calthorpe Project Gardens in London. Now in its third year, the party welcomed over 350 students and supported three charitable causes – the Eddie Byers Scholarship, the Zimbabwe Rural Schools Development program and the Calthorpe Project.

The Compass Project reception, London

One year from the launch of its refugee scholarship scheme “The Compass Project”, Birkbeck University representatives gathered to celebrate the achievements of the program’s first cohort of students. Master of the university David Latchman opened the ceremony at BMA house, followed by an address by program coordinator Naureen Abubacker.

ASDIE event 2018, London

The Annual Summit for Digital Innovation in Education 2018, dubbed the “unmissable summer event for education marketers” by its organisers, hosted talks by representatives of Facebook, Google and L’Oreal  and a live session of the Native’s student panel podcast.

International ACAC 2018, Mardi Gras World

On the final day of the 2018 International ACAC conference, delegates celebrated a wonderful week of networking, seminars and events at Mardi Gras World, “where every day is Mardi Gras!”

International ACAC 2018 reception

Tulane University, alongside its neighbour Loyola University, kicked off day one of the 2018 International ACAC conference with university tours and an evening reception at Tulane’s picturesque campus in uptown New Orleans.

BUILA conference, Manchester UK 2018

BUILA held its annual conference this year in Manchester. The three day event focused on ‘Changing the Narrative’ with sessions on what practitioners will face post Brexit, employability for international students and updates from markets around the world. The dinner took place at the Imperial War Museum North in Salford.

Wonkhe summer garden party, UK

UK HE policy platform, Wonkhe, held a summer garden party in central London and stakeholders from across the UK higher education landscape were in attendance.

BETA Parliamentary Reception, June 2018

BETA held a parliamentary reception with Baroness Warwick and Michael Ellis MP, the UK minister for tourism, attending. Ellis called for the contribution of the youth travel market to be more widely recognised, praising the “dazzling array” of activities in the UK.

UKCISA 50th anniversary, Edinburgh

UKCISA celebrated its 50th anniversary at its conference at University of Edinburgh. The opening reception was at the Playfair Library, attended by the university’s vice-chancellor, Peter Mathieson, UKCISA chief executive, Dominic Scott, and Koen Lamberts, UKCISA chair.

Global Student Living Conference 2018, UK

The Global Student Living conference was held in June at the University of Leicester where stakeholders and accommodation providers met to discuss student wellbeing strategies and solutions. Topics included the use of technology and apps to help students in need.

ELTon Awards, London, June 2018

The ‘Oscars of ELT’ – the British Council’s ELTon Awards – were held in London at the Institute of Engineering and Technology on the Strand. Susie Dent of Countdown was on hand to host the event and present the six awards. You can read more about the event here.


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