A New Zealand MP has said the government will review offshore education agents and potentially introduce regulations to prevent unethical behaviour. Universities New Zealand welcomes scrutiny of quality counselling, without hindering NZ's appeal as a destination.
Superlink can build this trust between students and agents. We believe that only by universities directly recognising the professionalism of the agents can they help develop the agents in their career.
The education agency industry is considered a nascent, perhaps unregulated profession by some, but in fact in most countries, the business of counselling students about where to study overseas stretches back 20 years. Amy Baker charts the evolution of education advising.
Russian students hoping to study in the US have been hit by the side effects of continuing diplomatic turmoil between the two nations, as education agents report major issues in the visa process as a result.