British Council apologises for commercial abuse of FCO position

The British Council has issued an apology for a 'lapse' that saw it take advantage of Levant Education's business and collaboration with the FCO in Azerbaijan to launch its own competing offer in the same market. What happens when a UK private enterprise seeks (and pays for) support from the British government in new markets? … Continue reading British Council apologises for commercial abuse of FCO position

Baku April 2016

Our UK Education events have broken new ground in Turkey, Kurdish Iraq and Azerbaijan, boosting access to UK education opportunities and raising standards in UK HE marketing in the region. We return to Baku in April 2016, once again taking residence for 3 days at the Hilton Hotel, Baku. Once again we will be working … Continue reading Baku April 2016

Is the British Council ‘Entrepreneurial’?

In 1946 George Orwell warned authors against making money from writing propaganda for bodies such as the British Council, deeming such work a waste of creative energy. Nonetheless, in recent times, it seems that those writing propaganda for the Council's commercial activities have been reading Orwell's novel 'Nineteen Eighty Four'.   When defending its aggressive commercial plans and arguing for continued … Continue reading Is the British Council ‘Entrepreneurial’?

Photos – UKET Azerbaijan Autumn 2014

The original and first UK-focussed education exhibition in Azerbaijan returned to Baku on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th October, combining a high quality exhibition, Education Ministry meeting and an enjoyable Alumni Reception. Once again universities enjoyed meeting qualified students at the excellent Fairmont Hotel Flame Towers. Students preparing applications for UK universities as part of the Scholarship Programme … Continue reading Photos – UKET Azerbaijan Autumn 2014

UK universities draw Kurdish students

The Kurdish Globe: More than 1,600 students have been granted the opportunity (April 2012) The higher education relationship between Kurdish students and UK universities has strengthened since the KRG launched its Human Capacity Development program, with additional UK universities willing to enroll Kurdish students intent on studying in the UK. Some 14 universities from Britain have … Continue reading UK universities draw Kurdish students

Levant Education Nominated for STM Star Award

In September we will be celebrating 2 years of operations for our Levant Education Study Abroad Agency, which focusses on converting enquiries generated by our digital platforms and, and through focussed events such as 'UK Education Tour'. So it is a great boost to have been nominated by partner schools for a Study Travel … Continue reading Levant Education Nominated for STM Star Award

Azerbaijan Scholarship Workshop – London

Tuesday 5th March, Middle East Association, Bury Street, London Levant Education Group is leading initiatives to improve UK-Azeri educational links and support for scholarship programmes designed to develop the Azeri economic and political situation. This event will bring the major Azeri scholarship bodies to London for a full day workshop, with presentations and opportunities for … Continue reading Azerbaijan Scholarship Workshop – London

Turkey: New Business Development

 At UK Education Tour we aim to help you develop new markets within Turkey. With over 50 million people living outside of the biggest cities (Istanbul and Ankara) it's important to keep on working at developing recruitment from different regions in  Turkey. So, for UKET Spring 2013 we will follow Baku, Istanbul and Ankara with … Continue reading Turkey: New Business Development