Press releases

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  • English UK figures suggest ELT market recovery
    23 November 2017

    The first ELT growth since 2013 was seen this summer, according to new English UK figures.

    Members of the association's Quarterly Intelligence Cohort (QUIC) initiative reported 214,851 student weeks in the third quarter of 2017, compared with 183,203 in a predecessor scheme in 2016. This represents a year-on-rise of over 17 per cent.

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  • First Eddie Byers scholarships helping refugees all over the UK
    22 November 2017

    Refugees from all over the world are being supported to build their lives in the UK with the support of the first Eddie Byers Scholarships.

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  • The Eddie Byers Fund: helping refugees to read in Bristol
    14 November 2017

    A project supporting refugees' reading skills is the fourth recipient of the Eddie Byers Fund Awards for 2017.

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  • New style of English UK Fair is popular with participants
    6 November 2017

    An innovative English UK fair which included Italian secondary school teachers as well as agents and member centres was so popular that extra places were created.

    The fair, in Milan, was designed to use the power of school teachers as influencers by giving them more information on studying with English UK, before introducing them to educators and reputable Italian agents.

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