English UK: with 400+ members teaching quality English across the UK
English UK: promoting quality English language learning in the UK
English UK: combining the best of the past with the best of the future
In September the Government announced further details of the new-style Student visa route, which will replace the current Tier 4 route from January 2021 and be open to all international students studying in the UK from 1 January 2021. Applications will open at 9:00 GMT on 5 October.
English UK's campaign to keep ID card travel for ELT students received support in the House of Lords in September, when our suggested amendment to the Immigration and Social Security Bill was debated.
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse highlighted the plight of English language teaching centres during a debate on tourism on 10 September, and followed up her intervention with a letter to Nigel Huddleston, the minister for sport, tourism and heritage.
Over 600 delegates from 45 ELT markets attended the three-day English UK Summit this week.
The first day – which was free to attend for English UK members and international partners – had a full programme of 22 sessions including an address by government exports minister Graham Stuart.
Over days two and three, English UK members, corporate members and agents had around 2,000 online 1-2-1 business meetings.
Jodie Gray, English UK's chief executive, is joined by Steve Phillips, a director at British Study Centres and English UK chair, and Graham Stuart MP to address delegates of English UK's first online summit.