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UK higher education consulting company is looking for partners and sales agents

Country of origin:
Country: 
UNITED KINGDOM
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOUK20190627001
Published
15/07/2019
Last update
24/07/2019
Expiration date
24/07/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Education and Training
Consulting services
Educational support activities
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Summary

Summary: 
UK higher education consulting company providing services to students, who want to study for a university degree in the UK are expanding their activities and seek to cooperate with higher education consultancy businesses via a commercial agency agreement. The UK company is also interested in partnering with international schools to help their students with UK university applications and in this case will offer an outsourcing agreement.

Description

Description: 

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.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
-Founders of the company have over 30 years experience across UK higher education. -UK company has a strong UK university network. -On graduation also provide services to assist in obtaining employment .

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Potential partners can be companies in higher education consulting business or sales agents, who are willing to promote the UK company's services in their region. In both cases, the company offers commercial agency agreement. UK company is also interested in exploring partnerships with international schools, which are looking to provide assistance to their students on UK university applications. In this case they would offer an outsourcing agreement .

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,SME <10

Dissemination

Dissemination sector group : 
Dissemination preferred : 
China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, USA