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.

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  • English UK writes to Chancellor of the Exchequer seeking immediate support
    2 April 2020

    We have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer warning that the UK ELT industry is facing an "existential threat" from Covid-19 and appealing for urgent help from the Treasury.

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  • English UK: all ELT centres should close in line with publicly funded schools
    18 March 2020

    English UK is strongly recommending that all UK English language teaching centres should close in line with publicly funded education institutions.

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  • English UK focusing on overcoming effects of Covid-19 group travel bans in Italy and China
    28 February 2020

    English UK is working hard to lessen the effect of travel bans on English Language Teaching centres and study abroad agencies.

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  • New member welcome: Hunter Language School
    24 February 2020

    Hunter Language School offers year-round General English and Exam English courses for adults, with home stay accommodation, in Bristol.

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  • Coronavirus: updated information for the UK ELT industry
    17 February 2020

    Updated information on limiting the risks of coronavirus (Covid-19) 

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