Immerse is a fast-growing EdTech startup headquartered in Southern California with a team of experts in VR software development and language education who together built the world’s first synchronous VR English language education platform. Immerse is a platform designed to respond to the research informed needs of high-quality language instruction.
Sponsor of: Digital innovation of the year - technology
LSBU Global is the transnational education arm of London South Bank University and is an expansive, ambitious and challenging initiative based on the solid ground of proven success. It takes the LSBU model and refines it for the benefit of the partners it operates with, and the places where it engages. The quality of the relationships we have built overseas, from the UK to the Middle East, is an outstanding feature that has created broad engagement and built sustainable partnerships. This new innovative approach has helped transform the university into one of the fastest growing in the UK.
With a Global footprint that currently spans 33 cities in 12 countries and continually growing, AECC Global is an education and migration agency that is making waves internationally. Headquartered in Melbourne, we take pride in our commitment to helping our clients actualize their foreign education and immigration dreams with ethical, unbiased and honest guidance. Our 500+ staff members speak 21 different languages and have serviced students from over 40 different nationalities in the years that we have been in operation. 500+ top universities and schools globally have entrusted us as representatives, and we help students find their dream education in Australia, Canada, Dubai, Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, UK, and USA by guiding them in each step from course options, school selection, scholarships, credits, application process, visa grants, arrival and ongoing support making their overseas education journey as seamless as possible. We have a client satisfaction rate of 99%* and our student counselling services are always FREE.
Sponsor of: Employability international impact award
IDP Connect: A gateway to the world’s largest community of students IDP Connect is the strategic partner of choice for institutions seeking access to engaged student communities. As part of IDP Education, the world leader in student recruitment, IDP Connect uses its global expertise, data-driven insights and trusted human connections to match institutions with the right students from around the world. Our unrivalled market knowledge and 100 million annual site visits let us see the bigger picture – bringing real-time data and actionable insights. Through our suite of intelligence services, institutions have access to raw datasets, analytical tools, and expert support.
Intake Education is a leading global education advisory service that connects students with overseas education opportunities in English-speaking countries. With a growing network of advisors and alumni, online and offline resources and events, as well as local market insights, Intake delivers expert advice that changes lives. Founded in Taiwan, Intake has over 30 local offices across Africa, Asia, and Europe, and has helped more than 100,000 students study abroad since 1993.
Sponsor of: Association of the year
M Square Media (MSM) is a leading international education company that establishes global or in-country offices and offers education management, an AI-powered student recruitment marketplace, high-performance student recruitment services, online courses and programs, and a wide range of edtech solutions. Through these diverse lines of business, we deliver targeted numbers in student recruitment to foster sustained institutional growth and cater to every stakeholder in the industry: schools, agents, and keen learners from around the world. Headquartered in British Columbia and operating in 17 countries, we strive for people and community empowerment through education, technology, and partnerships with industry and the academe.
Navitas is a leading global education provider that has helped generations of learners transform their lives through education. Over the last 40 years, hundreds of thousands of learners from around the world have graduated from Navitas colleges, having experienced a teaching and learning environment that supports them to harness their talents and achieve their dreams. We create life-changing opportunities to learn by delivering an extensive range of educational services to over 70,000 aspirational students across our global network of more than more than 120 colleges and campuses each year.
Leverage Edu is empowering students across India to choose the best-matched career & higher education options, with one-touch access to personalised mentors and leading global universities. Leverage Edu has been lauded as India’s most trusted university admissions company.
Leverage Edu’s technology-powered higher education & career guidance ecosystem includes a full stack service, using AI to help students work with best-matched mentors from around the world in personalized career workshops. It’s product suite includes the LeverageEdu information platform that gets over a million unique users every month (www.leverageedu.com), Univalley - which helps Universities with a host of student engagement solutions (www.univalley.com) & gives students access to vetted programs, UniConnect - world’s leading online education fair platform that helps 100+ universities and students connect with each other to find best matched higher education options in a virtual setting (www.uniconnect.leverageedu.com), & LeverageLive - which is democratising access to best teachers in a live classes format for GMAT, GRE, SAT, IELTS & TOEFL exams (www.live.leverageedu.com).
Unibuddy powers decisions through peer to peer connections. Delivering an experience which is simple, personal and authentic, combining humanity, technology and direct experience to unlock life’s choices.We match prospective students with your current students, giving them real-time access to real people with relevant interests.Trusted by 300+ institutions around the world.https://insight.unibuddy.com/PIE
AHZ Associates is one of the largest UK universities representatives. We offer high-quality and professional UK University Admission Counselling services to prospective students across the world. Our main strength is our experts who are graduated from UK Universities, British Council Education UK Agents Training Certificate, and Partner Agency Certificate ENGLISH UK and participant of UCAS international Teacher and Advisers Conference. Since 2015 we are serving prospective students to extend their knowledge of higher education within the UK.
Coventry University is the UK’s most globally engaged university across a broad waterfront with sector leading international activities spanning recruitment, collaborative delivery, internationalisation of the curriculum, student and staff mobility, student enhancement and, more recently, international research collaboration. Underpinned by a sophisticated International Strategy, the University has been on a 10 year journey to innovate in the international arena to deliver benefits for students, staff and stakeholders. Growth in its overseas numbers in the UK, including with the launch of its London campus means it’s one of the larger UK universities; it also has almost 20,000 students outside the UK.
Global University Systems (GUS) is an international network of higher-education institutions brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications and graduate success with more than 30 institutions worldwide.Global University Systems Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of GUS, oversees five institutional brands – University Canada West and the Canadian College of Technology and Business in Vancouver, Toronto School of Management and Trebas Institute in Toronto and Montreal, and The Language Gallery in Vancouver and Toronto – as well as a public-private partnership between Niagara College and the Toronto School of Management.GUS Canada helps its institutions drive performance and best practice, encourages efficient planning and decision-making through analyses and collaboration and monitors trends locally and internationally to identify and pursue emerging opportunities. GUS Canada also supports its institutions through corporate shared services including, legal services, compliance and risk management support, partnership development activities, global student recruitment and government relations.
iSchoolConnect is an online platform that makes the University Admissions process hassle-free, fun and accessible to students around the globe. Using our unique AI technology, we allow students to apply to multiple universities with a single application. iSchoolConnect also connects with institutions worldwide and aids them in the transformation of their end-to-end admission processes using our various cutting-edge use cases. Our technologies include the conversational AI chatbot, Writing Mentor (Essay/SOP Grader), Video Interview Analyzer, and a Single application use case which aids institutions with International Enrollment Management.
Sponsor of: Marketing campaign of the year
College of the Rockies is a public post-secondary institution located in British Columbia, Canada. For more than 45 years, we have welcomed learners into a wide variety program options, including skilled trades, university studies, adult upgrading, early childhood education, health and human services, business, office administration, tourism, hospitality, and recreation. Students from over 35 countries are among the 10,000 full-time and part-time students who study, live, and play in our unique part of world.
Sponsor of: Real life learning award
Common Purpose is a not-for-profit leadership development organization that specializes in cross-boundary leadership. Founded in 1989, we run programmes in over 100 cities and online. We have more than 90,000 alumni, worldwide.
Sponsor of: PIEoneer of the year
Education New Zealand (ENZ) is the government’s lead agency for international education. ENZ’s ‘Think New’ brand promotes New Zealand’s future-focused education system and our fresh, innovative, open-minded culture.
Sponsor of: International alumni of the year
HUMBER IS A GLOBAL LEADERTake theory, add practical learning, state-of-the-art labs and creative spaces and you will unleash innovative and entrepreneurial thinking. Integrate opportunities to move from a certificate to a diploma to a degree and beyond. Add in international partnerships to help you broaden your learning experience and develop intercultural skills – that’s the formula that makes Humber a global leader in polytechnic education.With 33,000 full-time students including over 6,500 international students, we are the largest college in Canada. We offer over 200 full-time programs with over 100 pathways in Canada and abroad. 86.8% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation* and 95% of graduates would recommend Humber to someone else*. From sports to student-run clubs, there is always something to be involved in at Humber. Humber’s International Centre helps international students orientate to life in Canada.*2018-2019 Humber Key Performance Indicator survey results.
Sponsor of: Championing diversity award
IELTS is the world’s leading English language test for higher education and global migration; delivered at over 1600 locations in over 140 countries and accepted by over 10,000 organisations globally, including more than 3400 institutions in the U.S. Millions of tests are taken each year by people seeking to demonstrate English language proficiency for education, migration or employment. The British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English jointly own IELTS.
Sponsor of: Student support award
Founded in 2012, and known formerly as TEACH-NOW, Moreland University is an institution of higher education licensed by the Higher Education Licensing Commission of the District of Columbia, accredited by DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission) and CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation). We provide affordable, fully online, and game-changing Master's degrees, teacher certification preparation, and professional development. Our diverse candidates and graduates represent 150+ countriesOur mission is to teach teachers around the world to be resourceful problem solvers and tech-savvy educators through an online, collaborative, activity-based learning system designed for tomorrow's students in a dynamic and diverse world.
Sponsor of: Outstanding contribution to the industry
NCUK is a leading international higher education qualification and service provider with over 30 years’ experience. We are a consortium of universities who have provided over 35,000 international students with a pathway to study at some of the best universities in the world. We have a quality-assured global network of Delivery Partners on five continents who deliver our portfolio of qualifications to the highest academic standard.
Sponsor of: Progressive education delivery award
North Island College is your destination public college for your adventure in study and Canadian living. NIC offers employment-focused programs for undergraduate and post graduate students. Study on the international tourist destination of Vancouver Island, Canada where the great outdoors and quality education await you. Be supported in small-class learning environments and a campus-wide inclusive community. Choose from job-ready programs or select your academic pathway option and transfer to top Canadian universities. Come explore with NIC, your journey begins here.
Sponsor of: Digital innovation of the year - learning
Founded in 1991, Oxford International is an accredited, private education provider that operates independent boarding schools, international colleges, educational tours and English language centres across the UK and North America to create life-enhancing experiences for students worldwide. Our courses help over 50,000 UK and international students achieve academic success every year. We have built strong relationships with education consultants around the world and pride ourselves on delivering the best programmes for their students.
Sponsor of: Language educator of the year
Providers of world-leading online English language and maths assessment. Password tests are used by hundreds of institutions to facilitate student recruitment and admission whilst upholding academic standards. Since 2008, our tests have proven to be both valid and reliable for high stakes admissions testing as well as for internal assessment.Tests are designed and developed by internationally recognised academics. Delivery, results, reports and certification are all easily accessible and securely managed online.
Sponsor of: Digital innovation of the year - assessment and credentials
PTE Academic is the world’s leading computer-based test of English for international students seeking to demonstrate their language proficiency. Results are accepted by the UK, Australian and New Zealand governments for immigration applications and thousands of institutions worldwide accept PTE Academic scores for study abroad, including the prestigious Havard Business School, INSEAD and Yale. PTE Academic test sessions are run year round in more than 100 countries worldwide, with tests scheduled up to 24 hours in advance and results typically back in 1.5 days.
Sponsor of: Student counselling organisation of the year
At QA, we believe that everything starts with our students. Transforming their careers and their lives is what motivates and inspires us. From courses in Business to Cyber Security, Project Management to Software Development, and more, we work closely with our partner universities to make sure students have the skills needed to achieve their career aspirations. Programmes are delivered in city centre locations across the UK and range from foundation and preparatory English, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, including degree apprenticeship options at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Sponsor of: International student living award
The Class Foundation is a partner-based non-profit organisation with a simple goal: to further the professionalism and knowledge of student housing in Europe and beyond. Established in 2011, the foundation is now the largest European student housing platform open to anyone and everyone. Its vision is for cities to attract and retain the brightest young minds, and for them to lead the way to social and economic success in return. Together with their industry-leading community, they set out to rethink the places where students live, work, and learn.
Sponsor of: Secondary learning international impact award The UK Cloud Primary School combines cutting-edge, online education provision with education consultancy services. The company provides international students aged 4-12 with a comprehensive education based on the UK National Curriculum via an interactive, web-based platform, taught by QTS-certified, experienced British teachers. Their bespoke curriculum (Receipt Year to Year 6) - designed by an in-house team of experts - aims to close the intellectual, linguistic, and cultural gap between international students and their UK peers, ensuring a smooth transition into UK independent schools. In addition, the company offers school placement consulting services to support students in finding the best school for them to make the most of their UK education experience.
Sponsor of: Sustainability international impact award
Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most highly ranked university. It is recognized as having the greatest depth and breadth of research activity of any tertiary institution in the country. The University is well connected, with more than 128 partner universities in 27 countries, and is a member of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, Universitas 21 and the Worldwide Universities Network. The University was ranked Global #1 in the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact rankings, and is committed to pursuing sustainability via research, teaching and learning.
Sponsor of: Public/private partnership of the year
Wells Advisory is a specialist higher education management consulting firm, offering services in and from Australia and the UK. We have a particular focus on strategy and planning, governance and regulation, and mergers and acquisitions.Higher education is changing rapidly around the world. We work with our public and private institutional clients at the most senior level to help them negotiate the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities presented by change.Our firm creates value for its clients through shaping business and regulatory strategy and by combining unique expertise in academia, higher education management, and its regulation.