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  • Let's get thousands to sign our business rates petition to parliament
    12 August 2020

    It's taken over two months to be officially accepted as a Government petition, but this week our plea for business rates relief to be granted to all ELT centres finally went live.

    So – please share it! We need 10,000 signatures to get an official response, and 100,000 for a guaranteed Parliamentary debate. Signatories need to be resident in the UK, so please don't share with overseas partners, but friends, family, staff, colleagues and host families would be perfect.

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  • Japan market report helps prepare UK ELT providers for recovery
    5 August 2020

    New Japan report provides accredited UK ELT centres with a comprehensive understanding of Japan as a source market and explores the potential for re-gaining market share.

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  • Visas - extra month's grace period granted to those who are unable to leave the UK
    2 August 2020

    On Thursday 30 July 2020 the Home Office announced further provisions for international students who are unable to leave the UK due to travel restrictions relating to Covid-19. 

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  • UK Government Minister welcomes ELT students back to the UK
    29 July 2020

    Exports Minister Graham Stuart has written an open letter to international ELT students, welcoming them back to UK classrooms and recognising English UK and its members work on focussing on student safety and latest government guidance. 

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  • English UK's 2020 Student Statistics Report: continuing rise in student numbers in 2019
    29 July 2020

    The UK welcomed 1% more students last year than in 2018, continuing from the market rebound of 2017.

    The proportion of juniors rose to 54% of the total, and a quarter of all weeks were spent in London. Central England saw a 21% spike in student weeks, while Northern England was the best performer, with student weeks rising to 25,877, a rise of 9%.

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