Press releases

We are happy to help journalists with questions about English UK and UK ELT. Contact our external relations manager Susan Young on susan.young@englishuk.com.

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  • QUIC statistics show UK ELT's steady summer of post-pandemic recovery
    23 November 2022

    Student weeks this summer reached 55% of the business done in the equivalent quarter of 2019.

    Newly-released English UK QUIC (Quarterly Intelligence Cohort) data for Q3 shows increases in student weeks for both junior and adult markets, with overall figures up by well over 200% compared to 2021.

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  • Tourism leaders urge youth group travel scheme
    16 November 2022

    The removal of ID card travel for visitors to the UK from the EU has caused a drop of over 80% in under-18 travel, according to new research by the Tourism Alliance. 

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  • English UK receives Outstanding Contribution Award from Italian agent association IALCA
    2 November 2022

    English UK's membership manager Alice Marcolin was in Rome last week to promote UK ELT course options at the 3rd Salone delle Lingue.

    The annual event, organised by Italian agent association IALCA, includes a B2B day for schools to meet with agents, followed by two B2C days where schools and agents collaborate to share information with students and parents. 

    We were the proud recipients of an Outstanding Contribution Award in the Language and Teaching Travel Industry. Many thanks to everyone in IALCA for this special recognition. We look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship, as we work to build strong relationships between UK and Italian study travel businesses. 

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  • UK visa news | Visitors from Colombia and Peru will no longer need a visa for stays up to six months from 9 November
    21 October 2022

    Visitors from Colombia, Peru and Guyana will no longer need a visa to visit the UK for up to six months, from 9 November 2022.

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  • PRELIM 2: learnings from the teacher training project
    17 October 2022

    PRELIM, the pioneering British Council-funded scheme pairing accredited ELT centres in the UK with English teacher associations (ETAs) around the world has now run twice, supporting hundreds of teachers to improve their skills and confidence. 

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