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list UK visas & immigration news
 

China - submitting application at Visa Application Centres / Changes to the Highly Trusted Sponsor (HTS) application process / Changes to the Immigration Rules / In-country Tier 4 application / Update from Penningtons Solicitors - work experience.

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list StudyWorld London 2013 – educators and agents have started connecting using Marcom eSchedule PRO
 

StudyWorld bookings are still coming in strongly, and with over 320 agents and 200 educators already registered this year, you don't want to miss your chance to join them and promote your centre. Register now to start scheduling meetings using Marcom eSchedule PRO.

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list Disclosure and Barring Service - new online update service
 

The new online Update Service was launched on 17 June. This new service aims to save employers and applicants time and money and improve the overall safeguarding landscape.

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list Early booking recommended for the autumn 2013 & spring 2014 English UK Fairs
 

If you're interested in expanding your agent network at a boutique-sized, ELT-exclusive workshop, book now for the autumn 2013 and spring 2014 English UK fairs.

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list Libya trade mission exceeds all expectations, says English UK
 

An English UK-led trade mission to Libya has become one of the organisation's most successful events, attracting more than 160 business leaders and 600 prospective students to two days of events in Tripoli.

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list Call for papers for the 2013 English UK Teachers’ Conference
 

English UK are putting together a strong programme for the 2013 Teachers' Conference to continue to build on the success of the 2012 event. This year's conference will be held on Saturday 9 November at Prospero House London. If you have a 50 minute presentation that you would like us to consider, please complete and submit a proposal form.

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list English UK Diploma in ELT Management - bookings now open
 

Bookings are now open for the highly respected English UK Diploma in English Language Teaching Management. This is a comprehensive course designed for those in, or moving into, a position of responsibility in a language centre. 

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list Certificate in Student Services Management running in London and Manchester
 

Bookings are open for the 2013 - 2014 Certificate in Student Services Management. The course is always extremely popular and this year we are pleased to announce the course is running in both Manchester and London.

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list Spread your message for less with English UK's latest member benefit
 

English UK have negotiated a new deal with the EL Gazette which entitles member centres to a 25 per cent advertising discount in four targeted editions a year.

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list Crime, cream teas - and some of the world's leading language teaching
 

Dinosaurs, Stonehenge and the world's most famous crime writer were all part of English UK's inward mission to the South West. And although high winds prevented a planned hot-air balloon flight, the 12 leading international education agents enjoyed a packed schedule seeing attractions and language centres in this beautiful part of England.

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list English UK's newest Partner Agencies
 

Since May, four more agencies have successfully completed the steps to become recognised as English UK Partner Agencies. Find out who they are.

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list Partner Agency interview - Nargiza Makatsaria from ELL Ltd
 

Nargiza Makatsaria is General Director of ELL Ltd in Georgia, which she founded ten years ago. Find out more about them and how becoming a partner agency has benefited the company.

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list Recruitment opportunity for ELT sector in Spain
 

British Council, in collaboration with UK Trade & Investment, is hosting the British Education Fair (Madrid and Barcelona) in October 2013. Opened to the ELT sector for the first time, this is a unique one-stop-shop for anyone interested in UK Education

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list High praise for the BEUK Spring Inward Mission
 

The Business English UK (BEUK) spring inward mission took place from 7 - 11 May and was praised as one of their most successful inward missions by far, bringing together 12 delegates from 9 countries including Algeria, Belarus, Bosnia, Croatia, Japan, Latvia, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

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list News from Corporate Members
 

To find out more about the corporate members featured this month, click on the link below. The corporate members featured are PPI Business Communcations, Lost in London, Britannia Student Services, Pearson Language Tests, High Schools International, The New World Accommodation and Global Education Management.

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list British Council China - feature in booklet on UK ELT programmes & Vacation courses
 

The British Council China will produce the latest version of a booklet on UK ELT programmes and Vacation courses, and are offering 50 spots for UK English language training providers to directly reach their target audience by dispatching this booklet through British Council's public events.

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list UKTI roadshow on the UK education sector in Spain
 

The UK Trade & Investment team in Spain has organised a roadshow covering several regions in the UK, to brief interested companies in the UK education sector on the wide-ranging opportunities that the Spanish market offers.

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list Special offer for English UK members for the Tourism Society's Annual Conference
 

The Tourism Society's event is the only annual, industry-wide UK-based conference. It is taking place on 3 July at City Hall in Cardiff, and with only a few days to go, they are offering  English UK members the chance  to attend this conference at the Tourism Society's own member rate of just £95.

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list Warwick e-learning tools make interpreting lectures EASE-y
 

E-learning resources have been launched by the University of Warwick to help students who speak English as a second language understand lectures and engage effectively in seminars, with sample materials available.

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