ISEA welcomes new accreditation council member – Marcel Fletcher from AUT

ISEA are pleased to advise that Marcel Fletcher, Regional Manager for India and Subcontinent of Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has joined the ISEA Accreditation Council to represent the University sector and replace Jaime Henley, our previous council member who moved on to a new role at the end of 2019. We look forward to working with Marcel.

ISEA Established Education Agent Advisory Board

ISEA are pleased to announce that the ISEA Education Agent Advisory Board has been established. The board is a group of agents selected by the ISEA team and the ISEA Accreditation Council to provide feedback and support to the ISEA Accreditation and Training programme for further strategic development.

ISEA are pleased to welcome the first two members to join the ISEA Education Agent Advisory Board.

Mrs Renee XU, Director of Chance Immigration and Education, New Zealand

Renee came to New Zealand in 2000 and completed her Bachelor Degree and Master Degree in 2004 and 2006 respectively. She set up her education and immigration agency in 2009. In the past decade, her company has helped nearly 10,000 clients to realize their dreams of studying abroad and immigrating to New Zealand. It has become a well-recognized company in New Zealand’s immigration and education sector and a leading expert in this industry.

Stephanie Feret, President of Fenix Visa & Immigration Consultancy Inc, Philippines

Stephanie is the President of Fenix Visa & Immigration Consultancy Inc, Philippines which is one of the largest producing agents from the Philippines for the New Zealand market. She has close to 14 years experience working for Immigration New Zealand in Manila before establishing Fenix Visa.  Stephanie is a Licensed Immigration Adviser for New Zealand.  According to 2018 statistics from Immigration New Zealand her agency has a 98% visa approval rate.

ISEA plan to have up to six members on the advisory board.

ISEA works with Southern Cross Travel Insurance

ISEA and Southern Cross Travel Insurance are pleased to announce that we are working together with the International Student market. At the end of the month, SCTI will be holding a briefing to domestic agents and education providers, facilitated by ISEA, about areas such as Code of Practice Insurance compliance, Southern Cross Student Insurance Policy overviews and a section on Mental Health and Student Well-being Awareness.

 

ISEA completed the first round of agent training in Bogota, Colombia

ISEA have successfully delivered the first round agent training in Bogota, Colombia on 27th January 2020. It was great to meet with these fantastic and enthusiastic agents again to explore the New Zealand International Education industry since we launched in December 2019 in Colombia. ISEA look forward to providing the trained and accredited agencies with continuous support and assistance.

 

 

New Zealand universities report continued growth in international enrolments

Despite the overall decrease in the number of international students in 2018, the university sector has seen continuous growth (+9.8%) to 30,007 in 2018 in New Zealand, pushing the university sector to the first place of the sectors for international students for the first time over the last six years.

Education agents continue to play an important role in international student recruitment, representing about 44.5% of international students enrolled in the eight New Zealand universities.

For details, please refer to the PIE News “New Zealand universities report continued uptick in int’l enrolments”

ISEA completed the first round of agent training in Jakarta, Indonesia

ISEA successfully held the first round of agent training in Jakarta, Indonesia on 19th November. It has been a pleasure to train these agents on the New Zealand market and we look forward to working with you further as you develop strategic marketing plans for New Zealand.

ISEA look forward to coming back to Indonesia in January 2020 to offer more training sessions.

Click on the link below to find more ISEA training and events.

https://www.iseducationagents.com/events/list/

 

 

ISEA launched in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, Vietnam

ISEA successfully launched in Vietnam market! We held two launch events in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. Representatives from nearly 50 education agencies joined our launch briefing on 14th and 15th November, respectively.

We are honoured to receive warm welcome and support from education agents in Vietnam. Also a big thank you to our event sponsors; Auckland Institute of Studies, New Zealand Language Centres, Westlake Girls High School, Westlake Boys High School, and PTE Academic.

ISEA look forward to coming back to Vietnam in early January to deliver the agent training programme.

Click on the below link to find more ISEA training and events.

https://www.iseducationagents.com/events/list/



 

ISEA completed the second round of agent training in Bangkok, Thailand

ISEA successfully held the second round of agent training in Bangkok, Thailand on 13th November. ISEA are very pleased to work with these organised and professional agents, and we will try our best to support them and help them to establish relationship with our industry support partners.

ISEA look forward to coming back to Thailand in the future to offer more training sessions.

Click on the link below to find more ISEA training and events.

https://www.iseducationagents.com/events/list/

 

ISEA completed the third round of domestic agent training

ISEA successfully held the third round of domestic agent training in Auckland on 23rd October with a lovely group of agents covering the Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Latin American markets. It was a pleasure to spend the day with our agents and share ideas and knowledge about the industry.

Thank you to Elena Bollino a Licensed Immigration Adviser from Apollo Immigration Ltd for delivering the Immigration Module.

And a special thanks to Auckland Institute of Studies to have us to deliver the training at their St Helens Campus.

ISEA is going to Christchurch on 8th November to deliver the fourth round of domestic agent training.

Click on the link to find more ISEA upcoming training and events.

https://www.iseducationagents.com/events/list/