While South American agencies think Brexit could boost UK-bound business because of the cheaper pound, a major Indian agent has signalled safety concerns impacting the market and in the EU, restricting access to loan funding is the big issue.
SI-UK is planning to open a new office in Turkey and Nigeria and become one of the top education agencies in Thailand, following a good first year of operations in the country. It is building links in the UK with a federation of boarding schools.
UK-focused global education agency, SI-UK, with numerous offices spanning Japan, the UK, India and Turkey, is increasing its global footprint with new operations in China, Thailand and Nigeria. Its growth plans follow an investment into the company that helped achieve a 25% rise in student applications year on year.
The UK-based international student market remains vital to UK universities despite the country’s tightened visa policies, The PIE News has learnt. At the UK University International Student Fair last month in London, institutions said an important proportion of overseas enrolments originated within the country – and that onshore marketing led to better students.