2021 Finalists

Association of the year

Sponsored by:

British Universities' International Liaison Association (BUILA), UK

English UK, UK

Groupement FLE, France

The Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG), US

The Skills Builder Partnership, UK

University of Glasgow China Alumni Association, UK

Championing diversity award

Sponsored by:

Deakin University, Australia - Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training and Education (CREATE)

Otermans Institute, UK

Pearson, UK - Inclusive Editorial Principles

The University of Auckland, New Zealand

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

Virtual Internships, UK

Digital innovation of the year - assessment and credentials

Sponsored by:

Riiid, Korea - AI-enabled education

Catalyst, UK - E-assessment Solution for Dublin City University

Convergence.tech, Canada - Convergence Identity

NCUK - The University Consortium, UK - Digital Assessment Platform

GoReact, Global

ETS, US - TOEFL® Special Home Edition

Digital innovation of the year - learning

Sponsored by:

EHL, Switzerland - Virtual Housekeeping Class

Klik2learn, UK - The Digital Learning Hub

London Metropolitan University (in partnership with the British Council), UK - The Creative Spark BIG IDEA Challenge

Navitas (UPA Division), Australia - Flexible Learning Project

Studious, UK - Ryze App

Smrt English Ltd, Canada - Smrt English

VictoryXR, US - VictoryXR Campus

Digital innovation of the year - technology

Sponsored by:

Adventus.io, Singapore

Bestie U, China

Global University Systems, UK - GUS Gateway

Class2Class, US - ImmerseU

iSchoolConnect Inc., US

QS, UK - Global AI Enrolment Solutions

Yocket, India

Employability international impact award

Sponsored by:

Asia Careers Group, Malaysia

Franked.io, Australia - INTERCHANGE program (In partnership with Western Sydney University, University of Sydney, Australian Catholic University, Torrens University, UNSW, University of Technology of Sydney, Central Queensland University & StudyNSW)

Student Circus, UK

Successful Graduate, Australia

The University of Auckland, New Zealand - Virtual Micro-Internships

University of East London, UK - Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth Provision for International Students

University of Greenwich and TWIN Group, UK - Graduate Programmes with Industrial Practice

International alumni of the year
Sponsored by:

Arundhati Katju, India - International House, US

Dev Aditya, India - Brunel University, UK

Effendy Bin Hashim, Malaysia - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and International Students House, UK

Saba Nabi, India - Charles Sturt University, Australia

Shiina Tsuyuki, Japan - Green School Bali, Indonesia

Yejide Akiode, Nigeria - University of Surrey, UK

International student living award

Sponsored by:

International House, US

International Students House, UK

Nido Student, UK

Scape, Australia

The Stay Club, UK

The Student Hotel, Europe, Global

Language educator of the year

Sponsored by:

Apollo English Education and Training, Vietnam

Australian Centre for Education (ACE), Cambodia

English Unlimited, Australia

ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada, Canada

Wimbledon School of English, UK

Zoni Language Centers / Zoni Institute, US

Marketing campaign of the year

Sponsored by:

University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), UAE - Choose Your Future Career Path

Coventry University and Net Natives, UK - Coventry University Wroclaw Campus

Londonist DMC Student Accommodation Agency, UK - Quarantine + with Londonist

Flywire, US - Planning with Confidence in the COVID-19 Era

The Study Abroad Foundation (SAF), US - SAF University Student Gap Year Empowerment Program

Universities UK International, UK - The #WeAreTogether international recruitment campaign

Nord Anglia Education, UK - ‘A Little Bit of Genius’ Podcast Campaign

Outstanding contribution to the industry

Sponsored by:

David Samuel, Sri Lanka

Dr Lavern Samuels, South Africa

Dr. Jagdish Gandhi, India

Dr. Mariam Shaikh, UAE

Professor Carl Lygo, UK

Vivienne Stern, UK

PIEoneer of the year

Sponsored by:

Adventum Student Living, India - UniAcco/UniCreds/UniScholarz

Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE), Global

GradRight, India - SelectRight and FundRight

Green School Bali, Indonesia - A community of learners making our world sustainable

StudyMe, Australia - Putting students at the centre of the recruitment journey

TAFE Queensland, Australia - Australian Pacific Training Coalition (APTC)

Times Higher Education, UK - Times Higher Education Student

Progressive education delivery award

Sponsored by:

University of Miami, US - Hemispheric University Consortium

HEX, Australia - The Great Global Challenge

Honoris United Universities, Tunisia - Honoris Medical Simulation Center

Humber College, Canada - Beyond COVID-19: Global Systems Gap Challenge

Kaplan Business School, Australia - Lifetime of Learning Guarantee

Study Group, UK - Education delivery innovations in China

The GREEN Program, US - Educating future sustainability leaders

Public / private partnership of the year

Sponsored by:

Codam Coding College (Codam) and The Student Hotel, Europe (TSH), The Netherlands - CODAM / TSH Scholarship

Oxford International Education Group and De Montfort University, UK - De Montfort University International College (DMUIC)

QA Higher Education and Northumbria University, UK - Northumbria University London Campus

Cambridge Education Group and LSBU, UK - ONCAMPUS LSBU

Kaplan Higher Education and The University of Adelaide, Australia - The University of Adelaide Melbourne Campus

University Bridge and Santa Monica College, US - UBridge @ Santa Monica College

University of Auckland, New Zealand and Southwest University Chongqing, Northeast Forestry University Harbin, China and Australian Education Management Group (AEMG) - University of Auckland China Learning Centres

Real life learning award

Sponsored by:

Intern Abroad HQ, New Zealand - Remote Internships

Paragon One, US

Singapore Management University, Singapore - Statistics-X: Moving from mathematical methods to real-world problem solving

Texas International Education Consortium, US

University of Georgia, US - Portuguese Flagship Program

Virtual Internships, US

Secondary learning international impact award

Sponsored by:

Amerigo Education, US

Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz, Switzerland

Merrick Preparatory School, Canada

MPW - Mander Portman Woodward, UK

Nairobi International School, Kenya

Rosedale Academy, Canada

Student counselling organisation of the year

Sponsored by:

Blue Ivy Coaching, Mexico

CIP Studyabroad, Canada

Gyanberry, Global

IDP Education, Global

Language Kingdom Group, Global

SI-UK, Global

Students International Group, Russia

Student support award

Sponsored by:

Auckland Grammar School, New Zealand

iCent, Canada - COVID Safe Canada Program - iCent App

Study NSW, New South Wales (NSW) Government, Australia - International Student Temporary Crisis Accommodation Scheme

Kaplan Business School, Australia - COVID-19 Student Welfare Plan

Pippa's Guardians, UK - Christmas Camp

Study Cairns, Australia - #CairnsCares

The Institute of International Education, US - The IIE Emergency Student Fund: COVID-19 Response

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA), UK

Sustainability international impact award

Sponsored by:

Green School International, Indonesia - Green School Bali

International House World Organisation, UK

The GREEN Program, US

Universitas 21 [U21], UK

University of Sussex, UK - University of Sussex Global Engagement

VCE International, Argentina