This UK higher education consultancy company based in the South East of England provides support through every step of a student's UK university journey and beyond acting as an independent adviser for international students. Their services cover the full range of issues a student might confront in their university journey such as selecting the right university, university applications, scholarships, tuition and visas, with the aim of ensuring students have a good university experience. The service also includes assistance in finding employment on graduation.
The company's co-founders have over 30 years of experience working at a strategic level with universities across the UK. The company has been formally established for over a year and have been funded by the Department for Education to deliver services to UK students. They are now expanding to offer a wide range of services to international students wishing to study at universities in the UK.
The company has a small team of UK-based staff to assist international students studying in the UK and has developed strong partnerships to deliver a range of added-value services to international students. These services are as follows:
Personalized, independent advice to help students identify the best UK universities for them
-Assistance with university applications, personal statements, and scholarships
-On-line English language and university standard entrance test tuition
-Assistance with visa applications (when applying, whilst studying and after graduation)
-Assistance with practicalities such as setting up a bank account, insurance, relocation and accommodation
-Partnering international students with British students through a mentoring scheme
-A stay with a UK host family during the students' time in the UK
-Events and trips during the students' stay in the UK
-Assistance with finding employment
-Help with CVs, online profiles, job interview practice to prepare for UK and international jobs
The UK company would like to focus on Japan and the USA in the first place but is also open to interest from China, India, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea.
The company is offering a commercial agency agreement to similar types of higher education consultancy businesses. It also wants to partner with international schools via outsourcing agreements to assist their students to study in UK universities.