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Students International held its 25th anniversary with its annual agent training seminar in Hyatt Regency Hotel, Sochi, Russia. The event was attended by about 100 SI consultants from all over Russia and Ukraine and by around 50 SI partner educational institutions from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, USA, UK, Ireland, Malta and others.
The annual UED Awards honoured language schools around the world for providing superior service to Turkish students and study-abroad agencies. It was held at Point Hotel Taksim, Istanbul and attended by UED Member agencies, award winner schools, IALC member schools and other invitees.
Team PIE attended EF’s English Proficiency Index 2017 launch inside the Houses of Parliament, London. Guest speaker Sebastian Faulks was on hand to explain the invincibility of the English language.
ISEP members came together at the annual ISEP conference: Advancing Inclusive Communities in Alexandria, Virginia. Discussion sessions included advancing diversity, LGBTQ international students and the future of internationalisation.
Members and the independent advisory board of the Fachverband Deutscher Sprachreise-Veranstalter met in the Oderberger restaurant, Berlin, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the association.
German Languages Schools closed ICEF 2017 with a final event. New contacts and old friends from around the world of international education bade their final adieus, elvedas, despedidas, tschüss’s and goodbyes to one another.
After an incredibly busy day of back to back meetings, ICEF workshop delegates continued networking through into the evening.
British Council hosted a British flavoured networking event at ICEF Berlin at the Pullman hotel including fish and chips, scones with jam and cream, Pimm’s and gin and tonics.
ICEF Berlin kicked off at the InterContinental hotel in Berlin with welcome drinks following a day of seminars and industry presentations. Delegates spent the evening networking with colleagues from around the world.
The inaugural Women in International Education Awards from Lead5050 saw men and women from around the industry celebrate varied accomplishments of women professionals, from a rising star award to an outstanding achievement accolade. Among the winners was The PIE News’ very own Amy Baker for Business Owner/MD of the year.
In October, a reception was held for 84 students across 43 nationalities who received scholarships to live and study in London as part of the International Students House Residential Scholarship Scheme.
Agents from markets around the world visited English UK member centres during a tour of east and central England. The group from countries including France, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Japan visited seven centres, which exhibited their courses. The agents also visited famous landmarks in Cambridge, Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon.