Conference programme available now 

The International Education Conference 2019 will take place on 3 - 4 December 2019 at Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

The conference will attract international marketing, recruitment, support and strategy staff from UK Schools, Colleges, Universities and English Language Teaching providers, as well as British Council staff from over 40 countries. We expect a total of 600 delegates to attend and learn about how best to promote UK education overseas, find out about international market conditions, discover best practice for supporting international students and network with other likeminded international education strategists.

The 2018 event was the most successful and highly attended event yet and we will continue to grow these achievements and hope you are a part of this journey.

Groups attending will include:

  • University VCs/PVCs, International Directors/Officers and Academics
  • Schools
  • Independent colleges
  • Further Education colleges
  • Vocational education and training providers (VET)
  • Trans-national education providers (TNE)
  • Higher Education (Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate) institutions
  • English language providers
  • British Council accredited agents, counsellors and study influencers
  • Higher Education international marketing professionals
  • Student support and wellbeing staff
  • Student admissions staff
  • Faculty or Academic staff with an interest in internalisation

The conference programme will include sessions focusing on:

  • International education strategy and policy including impact of Brexit
  • Digital and technological innovation
  • International education market insight
  • International education marketing
  • Transnational education (TNE) and partnerships
  • Student support and wellbeing
  • Immigration and visa compliance
  • Study influencers including agents, counsellors and alumni
  • Internationalisation of subject areas
  • Internationalisation of colleges, schools and English language teaching providers
  • International student employability
  • Best practice for working overseas
  • Global perspectives and activities of countries outside the UK