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English UK Newsflash June 2016

Lobbying, legal and public affairs update


What Brexit means for students, visas and the cost of courses; whether host families need to carry out the right to rent checks on all students and taking a photo for the right to rent check.

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StudyWorld meeting scheduling begins on 12 July


Meeting scheduling for StudyWorld London will start on 12 July, so now is a good time to reserve your table and start preparing for the event.

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Do you offer an unusual course?


Students and agents are often looking for something a bit different and English UK members are working hard to diversify what they offer.

Let us know if you run any special courses or unusual activities.

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English UK staff fundraising for the Eddie Byers scholarship fund


English UK staff are taking on a mountainous challenge to raise money for the Eddie Byers scholarship fund, created in memory of our late CEO, to help deserving students study in the UK.

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Heading into summer: free webinar on safeguarding

Our first trial webinar received excellent feedback and we hope to include more of these in our training programme to improve accessibility for members around the country.

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The UK's competitive advantage: UK HE report


The UK is the most recommended major English-speaking higher education destination in the world by international students, according to the UK HE International Unit's report The UK's Competitive Advantage.

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UK misses out on £9 bn from declining international student numbers, says ExEdUK


A new report from Exporting Education UK and Parthenon-EY estimates that the decline in international students arriving here since 2011/12 has already cost the UK £1.1 billion, with a further £8 billion in opportunity cost forecast by 2016/17

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Partner Agency interview: Angela Taylor


"The thing that excites me more than anything is when you get an email or text from a student saying thank you for your help, I really loved my time in the UK."

Each month we profile one of our partner agencies; find out more about Atava agency.

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English UK moves quickly on student statistics findings


In 2015, 1.4 million students travelled abroad to learn English in one of the eight major destinations. But the overall demand for English learning abroad declined.

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Welcome to new main board members


We are pleased to welcome five new member representatives to the English UK Main Board, Jane Dancaster, Sarah Etchells, Nigel Paramor, Mark Rendell and Richard Simpson.

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New format for English UK inward mission pleases agents and educators


English UK's first inward mission to include agents from all over the world has been such a success that it is likely to be repeated.

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Very different and very beautiful: a student experience in Northern Ireland


"I always thought I would go to the UK, probably London or Manchester but now I think Belfast is the best place..."

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News from our corporate members


Every month we give members the opportunity to find out more about some of English UK's corporate members and the services they offer.

This month we feature: a2 International Education Fairs, High Schools International, London Host Families, Lost in London, Perfect Host Homestay, Schoolworks, Trinity College London and Work Placements UK.

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