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list UK visas & immigration news
 

Review of student visitor visa route / Credibility interviews / Removal of right of appeal on family visit visas / Immigration stats Jan-Mar 2013 / New guidance for the Safeguarding of Children.

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list Register for StudyWorld London before appointment scheduling starts
 

Marcom eSchedule PRO goes live on Tuesday 11 June, so book your place at StudyWorld now to ensure you get appointments with the agents you want to meet.

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list English UK no longer registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service
 

English UK is no longer registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as an umbrella body and is no longer processing DBS application forms.

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list The 2014 English UK Fairs in Vienna & Cartagena - open for bookings
 

We are pleased to that announce bookings are now open for the 2014 fairs focused on the regions of Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe and the Central and South American region.

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list Government strategy and industry predictions are highlights of English UK's annual conference
 

News on the future of the extended student visitor visa, inside information from the government's international education export strategy, and projections for the global ELT market to 2020 were just some of the highlights English UK's annual conference, which took place from 15 - 16 May.

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list English UK ELT Teachers’ Conference 2013 - call for papers
 

Do you want to contribute further to the professionalism of the UK ELT industry? Present a seminar session at this year's English UK ELT Teachers' Conference on Saturday 9 November - read on to find out how you can get involved.

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list Record number of agencies attend English UK's Lima Fair
 

The English UK Fair, Lima 2013, took place at the Swissôtel Lima, in Peru's City of Kings, from Wednesday 17 to Saturday 20 April 2013. Dinner overlooking an ancient pyramid, erotic pottery and a handkerchief-lighting dance were just some of the highlights.

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list English UK's newest Partner Agencies
 

Since April, two 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 - Tereza Fulfaro from CI - Central de Intercâmbio
 

Tereza Fulfaro has been in the education business since 1988, and has been with CI, the biggest agency in Brazil, for the last 12 years. Find out more about them and how becoming a partner agency has benefited the company.

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list Safety publications for international students
 

The British Council produce a range of publications giving guidance to international students on coming to the UK. They have recently updated all safety publications for international students and would encourage you to make full use of them.

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list Education & Training Event for the Global E&P Industry - discount for English UK member centres
 

English UK members have been offered a 10% discount on registration for the 9th Education & Training Event for the Global E&P Industry, which will take place at the Business Design Centre in London on 4 – 5 June.

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list Advertise your institution at British Council Korea centres
 

The British Council Korea would like to open up its Education UK leaflet stands to interested UK institutions.

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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 English Language Testing (Password), Gibbs Denley Insurance Services, Ascentis Ltd, Schoolworks Software Ltd, London Host Families and GSM International Ltd.

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list First Excellence in Business English Training award goes to London-based winner
 

The EBET award, which is designed to raise awareness of the high standard of specialist trainers in the UK, was presented the winner at the annual Business English Trainers Conference on Saturday 27 April.

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list British Council training workshop on Chinese Social media
 

With the aim of supporting UK institutions in gaining a more in-depth understanding of Chinese social media and to build up an e-profile in this special market, the British Council will be hosting a one-day training workshop on China social media on 14 June 2013, with partners of Inno Media and Sina Weibo College.

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list ELTons 2013 winners announced
 

This year's ELTons, organised by the British Council, are the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching (ELT).

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