Finalists 2024

Business school of the year

Sponsored by: 

Arden University, UK

Colorado State University - College of Business, US

Conestoga College ITAL - School of Business, Canada

Metropolitan College Business School, Greece

RMIT University, Australia

University Canada West, Canada

Championing diversity, equity and inclusion award

Sponsored by:

AFS Intercultural Programs, Global

Graduate Management Admission Council, Global

IES Abroad, US

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, US – The RISE Fellowship

Universitas 21 & Common Purpose, Global

University of Birmingham, UK & University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

University of Kentucky, US

Digital innovation of the year - learning

Sponsored by:

Berlin School of Business and Innovation, Germany - BOTSBI - BSBI's Innovative Robotic Creation

CodiPlay, Kazakhstan

Kaplan Open Learning, UK

RMIT College of Business and Law, Australia - Gamification and Serious Games

Studiosity, UK - Improving Outcomes for International Student at Scale, With Evidenced and Ethical Learning Technology

Successful Graduate & Australian Catholic University, Australia - Digital Student Engagement

University College London, UK - 3DI Centre for Digital Innovation

Digital innovation of the year - student recruitment

Sponsored by:

Cialfo, Singapore

Edvoy, United Kingdom

FPT University, Vietnam

MasterCAS, United Kingdom

Platty, Australia

StudyLink, Australia

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Emerging leader of the year

Sponsored by:

Bimpe Femi-Oyewo, Edward Consulting, Nigeria

Cornelis den Hartog & Lars Molenaar, Goin’, The Netherlands

Courtney Temple, Institute of International Education, US

Kelly Davis, CANIE: Climate Action Network for International Educators, US

Matthew Zonis, INTO University Partnerships, US

Rose Olesen, Experience Gold Coast, Denmark

Varsha Devi Balakrishnan, Voyage, Australia

Employability international impact award

Sponsored by:

Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University, Germany - BLIC - Blended Learning International Cooperation

Conestoga College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Canada

Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada – The Industry and Community Connector Hub (ICHub)

mShare, China - E2E (Education to Employment)

NTU, Taiwan - International Mentorship Program

PeopleCert, Global - Accredited Academic Partner Program

StudyAdelaide, Australia - Regional Careers Tours

Ülemiste City, Estonia - Future Talent Support

Excellence in data and insight

Sponsored by:

CEG, UK & Studyportals, The Netherlands - Real-time Data for Online Programmes

Enroly, UK - Data Insights

IDP Education, Global - IQ Data and Insights

mShare, China - The "US Study Abroad White Paper: From Academic to Employment Edition"

Navitas, Global - The Evidence Data Model: Creating a Business-wide Single Source of Truth

Voyage, Australia - #TheSocialSource

Innovation of the year - assessment and credentials

Sponsored by:

Acreditta, Colombia

BorderPass, Canada

Password English Language Testing, UK - Password Skills Plus, UK

The Assessment of Sustainability Knowledge (TASK), France

ETS, USA - TOEFL TestReady

International alum of the year
Sponsored by:

Amelia Perez Catalan, Guatemala - Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School - Torrens University, Australia

Belle Wen Xian Lim, Malaysia - Monash University, Australia

Daneyal Mirza, Pakistan - Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

José Luis Egas, Ecuador - Les Roches, Switzerland

Karim Abdelrahman, Egypt - École Ducasse, France

Oteri Okolo, Nigeria - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London and International Students House, UK

Raju Kendre, India - SOAS University of London, UK

International student recruitment organisation of the year

Sponsored by:

AECC, Global

Global University Systems, UK

Hoscon Education™, Kenya

IDP Education, Global

KC Overseas Education, India

Keystone Education Group, Global

Leap, Global


Language training provider of the year

Sponsored by:

Bayswater Education, UK

English Path, UK

English Unlimited, Australia

International Language Institute of Massachusetts, US

La Trobe College Australia, Australia

Monash University English Language Centre, Australia

Wimbledon School of English, UK

Marketing campaign of the year

Sponsored by:

Aston University, UK - Achieving International Growth in New Markets

Global Wales, UK - Study in Wales India Campaign

PingPong Digital & University of Sheffield, UK - WeChat Red Envelope Campaign

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, UK - QS World University Rankings: 20th Anniversary Edition

School for International Training (SIT), US - Africa: See for Yourself

StudyAdelaide, Australia - Closer to Adelaide Interactive Branding Campaign

The University of Auckland, New Zealand - International Open Week 2023 (IOW23)

United Media Solution & Education New Zealand (ENZ), New Zealand - Learn New Every Day (Phase One)

University of Victoria, Canada - Growth Minded: Domestic and International-At-Home Undergraduate Student Awareness Campaign

Membership organisation of the year

Sponsored by:

Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), Global

Association of Australian Education Representatives in India (AAERI), India

British Universities China Association (BUCA), UK

Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE), Global

International Association of Language Centres (IALC), UK

International House World Organisation, UK

Study Gold Coast, Australia

Outstanding contribution to the industry

Anne Marie Graham, UK

Darla K. Deardorff, US

David Brown, UK

David Pilsbury, UK

Dr. Gabriela Gerón-Piñón, US

Nunzio Quacquarelli, UK

Stig Arne Skjerven, Norway

Virginia M. Macchiavello, Canada

PIEoneer of the year

Sponsored by:

British Council, eCom, BUILA, UUKI & UKCISA, UK - The UK Agent Quality Framework and Hub

Honoris United Universities, Global

Institute of International Education, US - Center for International Partnerships (IIE Center of Excellence)

Mauve Group, Global

NISAU, UK - India UK Achievers Honours

NTU, Taiwan - International Mentorship Program

Times Higher Education/BMI, Global - Times Higher Education Counsellor

Progressive education delivery award

Sponsored by:

BOP Industries, Australia - Empowering The Next Generation of Young Innovators

Cormack Consultancy Group, Mosaik Education, Universities UK International, UK - The UK-Ukraine Twinning Dual Degree Project – Way to Rebuild Education in Crisis

GeSS Education, Australia – Offshore In-Country Training Program

Metropolitan College of Greece, Greece - IREP: The Interactive Rehabilitation Education Programme at Metropolitan College’s Centre of Interdisciplinary Education and Research in Rehabilitation (CIERR)

RMIT, Australia - Bachelor of Business: Pioneering Business Education Through Global Partnerships

University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP), US - Navigating Reentry

University of Surrey & ProjectCHAKRA, UK - Hackathon17 & Social Leaders Programme

Public/private partnership of the year

Sponsored by:

EdCo LATAM Consulting, Latin America & De Montfort University, UK - Regional Representation Partnership

Pagoda Projects, UK & Massey University, New Zealand - 7-Week Agriculture and Sustainability Internship Programme in Mexico City

Skilled Education & University of Hertfordshire, UK - Developing, Marketing and Delivering the University of Hertfordshire’s Online Master’s Degrees

Study NSW & NEAS and the Homestay Sector, Australia - Homestay Quality Standards

University Bridge & Santa Monica College, US - University Bridge @ Santa Monica College

University of Liverpool & Kaplan Open Learning, UK

Student support award

Sponsored by:

Education New Zealand (ENZ), New Zealand - “NauMaiNZ” WeChat Mini Program by United Media Solution, New Zealand

Future Forte, Australia

INTO University Partnerships, UK - Get Ready to Study Programme

Student Confidence, Australia

The University of Sydney, Australia - Learning Hub - SCANA

University of Bristol, UK - Think Big Leadership Accelerator

Study abroad and exchange experience of the year

Sponsored by: 

Asia Exchange, Finland

CRCC Asia, Global

IU International University, Germany & Worcester College, UK - Oxford Certificate Program

Newcastle University, UK - Widening Access to Global Education

That's Mandarin Chinese Language School, China

The Intern Group, UK

Sustainability international impact award

Sponsored by:

AIFS Abroad, US

Big Pond Education, Ireland

Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE), Global - #TravelwithCANIE initiative 2023

Challenges Abroad, UK

CIS Abroad, US

University of East London, UK