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3rd October 2018

We are very pleased to welcome 5 new schools as AEGIS members:

Cheltenham Ladies' College, Gloucestershire

Kingsmead School, Merseyside

Newbury Hall School, Oxford

St Leonards School, Fife

Wycliffe College, Gloucestershire

All believing in best practice in guardianship and hosting of international students! Thank you for your support!

5th September 2018

We're off to a flying start for the new academic year.  Our independent inspection team has been hard at work over the summer. 

A condition of AEGIS membership is for companies to undergo re-inspection every 4 years.  We are delighted to announce recent re-accreditations for:

White House Guardianships - Bournemouth

Students International - Melton Mowbray

Overseas Personal Development Services - Surrey

And we also welcome new guardianship company Ruyang, who recently gained full AEGIS accreditation.

Congratulations to all and a big thank you to our inspection team.  Many more inspections are in the pipeline.

 

13th August 2018

Congratulations to Guardians International Support (GIS) for gaining full AEGIS accreditation! The GIS directors have over 25 years experience of operating within the UK boarding school sector and provide a guardianship service that puts the child first.

3rd July 2018

We have had much interest from schools and colleges recently, wanting to ensure they are doing all they can to safeguard their international students.

Welcome to our newest member - DLD College London, operating from a purpose built campus in the heart of London overlooking Westminster and the Thames River.  There are around 500 students at the college, some of whom are preparing for A Levels, some studying for their GCSEs, and some studying for BTECs and International Foundation Programmes.

2nd July 2018

We welcome Ashwicke Hall School as an AEGIS member and thank them for their support! Ashwicke Hall School is a co-educational school for 11 to 18yrs set in 148 acres of picturesque parkland near Bath.

26th June 2018

We welcome Cherwell College Oxford  as an AEGIS member.  Cherwell College is a major GCSE and Sixth Form College in Oxford, offering a wide selection of subjects and catering for a diverse range of individuals, both as full-time students and on their popular short-term revision courses.  Thank you for your support!

20th June 2018

We are very pleased to be able to offer our member guardianship organisations a sales training session with Nicola Lutz, owner of www.nofluff.biz. Nicola has 23 years of experience in sales training and international education, and is also Director of StudyTravel.

The session will be held at the Boarding Schools’ Association on Wednesday 18th July 2018 from 10.00 – 13.00.

4th Floor
134-136 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SA

The cost of the session will be £50 plus VAT. Please contact elaine@aegisuk.net to register or complete and return the registration form found below. Limited places available.

8th June 2018

Congratulations to Sutherland Education for gaining AEGIS re-accreditation! Sutherland Education, established in 1965 and based in Surrey, provides educational guardianship services for international students.

8th June 2018

AEGIS and BSA announce ‘ground-breaking’ partnership

The BSA and the Association for the Education and Guardianship for International Students (AEGIS), the UK’s leading organisation for guardianship for international students, have announced a partnership to promote higher standards.


AEGIS and BSA will remain separate organisations, but AEGIS Chair Dr Helen Wright will attend board meetings of BSA, and BSA CEO Robin Fletcher will attend meetings of AEGIS trustees and AEGIS Executive Officer Yasemin Wigglesworth will also be joining BSA’s Senior Leadership Team.


In a joint statement, Dr Helen Wright and BSA Chairman Martin Reader said: “AEGIS and BSA are very excited by this ground-breaking partnership. Working in partnership means AEGIS and BSA can extend their services to members and work to raise the standards of guardianship.”

17th May 2018

We are delighted to be able to offer AEGIS Safeguarding Training with Safeguarding Expert Ann Marie Christian
www.annmariechristian.com.

Wednesday 20th June 2018, Berkshire

am: Basic Child Protection Training 09:30 – 12:30 £120 + VAT
pm: Safer Recruitment Training 13:30 – 16:30 £120 + VAT

If you attend both am and pm sessions, the total cost is reduced to £220 + VAT.

Tea and coffee will be provided.
Upon completion, a certificate will be issued.

Tuesday 10th July 2018, Berkshire

Designated Safeguarding Lead Training 09:30 – 16:30 £240 + VAT

If you attend the whole day’s training on 20th June and the DSL course on 10th July, the DSL course will be reduced to £220 + VAT.

Tea and coffee will be provided.
Upon completion, a certificate will be issued. Please contact elaine@aegisuk.net to register.