Press releases

These releases cover all aspects of the Association's work, from commenting on government policy or new research through fairs and events promoting studying in the UK to training events and conferences. To keep things simple, only major releases are posted here: check our news section to find every story about us.

We are happy to help journalists with questions about UK ELT, please contact Communications Consultant Susan Young on susan@englishuk.com.

  • It's not just university students who are vital to the UK economy, says English UK
    30 May 2012

    Any moves to remove international students from migration figures would have to include English language students as well as those at university for the sector's continuing success.

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  • Record-breaking bookings for StudyWorld London 2012
    29 May 2012

    More than 330 agents have already booked to attend this year's StudyWorld London, making the 2012 event the fastest-selling ever.

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  • Cautious optimism at English UK annual conference
    29 May 2012

    A surprising rise in bookings during the first quarter of this year, positive news about the extended student visitor visa, and a stronger performance than expected in 2011 all contributed to a cautiously positive atmosphere at the English UK conference.

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  • English UK welcomes think-tank's conclusion that international students should not count as migrants
    14 May 2012

    English UK welcomes a report which recommends that the Government should not class international students as migrants.

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  • Dramatic fall in number of suspect colleges, English UK research shows
    8 May 2012

    The number of non-accredited private English language colleges which may still be actively recruiting students in breach of immigration rules has fallen by almost 95 per cent both nationally and in London in the past four years, according to English UK research.

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  • English UK’s 2012 Business Trainers' Conference a great success
    2 May 2012

    The fifth annual English UK Business English Trainers' Conference, in association with Business English UK and supported by Cambridge ESOL, was held on a wet and windy Saturday 28 April at International House London.

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  • Building productive partnerships at the English UK Fair, Panama 2012
    1 May 2012

    The English UK Fair, Panama 2012 took place at the InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa from Tuesday 24 to Friday 27 April 2012. The workshop was organised by English UK in partnership with and supported by the British Council, UK Trade & Investment and VisitBritain.

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