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LUIP’s first US events to boost London’s profile

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, will be on hand to promote a new flagship programme next week to an audience of US stakeholders and alumni from London's diverse and prestigious universities and colleges. He will be joining a series of events in New York that are part of LUIP's latest marketing of the capital's study opportunities.

Rising stars in UK sector: St Giles, Cognita Schools

Two companies in the UK's international education sector have been listed in a ranking of the top 200 UK private companies that are seeing the fastest growth in overseas sales within a two-year period. St Giles, in 77th position, is a well known English language teaching operator and Cognita Schools runs 64 high schools in seven countries.

USA: NY, MN mull state legislation of study abroad

Two US states are working on legislation that they hope will protect the interests of students who study abroad. In New York, proposed legislation would force colleges to fully disclose the costs of their study abroad programmes, while a new Minnesota bill would require institutions to file annual reports on student deaths, accidents and illnesses that occur during study abroad.

US: ILSC set to open New York school in April

Global language school chain, ILSC Education Group is set to open its second US location in New York in April 2014, and will be fully accredited by CEA to offer I-20s to international students. The company is currently building the school centre in downtown Manhattan with capacity to hold 300 students.


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