2020 Finalists

Accommodation provider of the year

Sponsored by

Anglo Educational Services, UK

Goodenough College, UK

International Student House of Washington, DC, US

Londonist DMC, UK

MyStay International (MSI) Pty Ltd incorporating the Australian Homestay Network (AHN) and the American Homestay Network (AHN USA), Australia

Student Roost, UK

The Stay Club London, UK

Association of the year

Sponsored by

AAERI, The Association of Australian Education Representatives in India, India

BOSSA, The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association, China

Diversity Abroad, US

IEAA, International Education Association of Australia, Australia

International Association for College Admission Counseling, US

UK-China Joint Institute Alliance, UK

UUKI, Universities UK International, UK

Championing diversity award

Sponsored by

Bayswater Education, UK

Global Citizens Program, Democracy Prep Public Schools, US

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Canada

Institute of International Education, US - PEER Bridge Award for Displaced Myanmar Youth

Katalyst India, Leadership for women in professional education

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Digital innovation of the year - learning

Sponsored by

Bridge Education Group, US - 210-hour Teaching English Online Teacher Certification Series

Digital Learning Associates, UK - Ready to Run

GlobalExam, France - Online platform to reinforce language skills

MAD-learn, US - Mobile App Development for every student

Mosaik Education, UK - Digital Guidance Programme for Refugees

Riipen, Canada - Online platform enabling real-world project experiences in the classroom

Shorelight, US - Shortlight Live

The GROW Observatory, UK - Citizen Science MOOC Programme & Blended Learning Ecosystem

Digital innovation of the year - technology

Sponsored by


CampusConnect, Ireland, Peer recruitment conversion app service

Edvisor, Canada - Edvisor for Schools, Edvisor for Agents

Enroly, UK - CAS Shield

Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE - e-Credentials on Blockchain Technology

Novus Health, Canada - Travel Navigator

Sonder, Australia - Mobile app providing international students with 24/7 rapid in-person support

StudyLink, Australia - StudyLink Connect

The Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA), US - Curriculum Hub: An Academic Resource Tool (CHART)

Education agency of the year

Sponsored by

Blue Ivy Coaching, Mexico

CIP Study Abroad, Canada

Competitive Careers Pvt. Ltd, India

Education Park Pvt. Ltd, Nepal

EduSmart International, UK & MENA

Index Education Services, Global

InterGreat Education Group, Global


Employability international impact award

Sponsored by

CIMBA, Italy - CIMBA Advantage Program

CRCC Asia, US - CareerBridge

Cturtle, Hong Kong - Global talent portal, Job board, Data project ISEOS

Hacker Exchange (HEX), Australia - Global Innovation Program

Kaplan Business School, Australia - Careers Central

Successful Graduate Pty Ltd, Australia - Online employability training solutions

University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland - Jumpstart

International alumni of the year

Sponsored by

Bolaji Iyiola, Nigeria - University of Portsmouth, UK

Claire Seaborn, Canada - Goodenough College UK

Ranjeet Singh Rathore, India - London Brunel International College (LBIC), Navitas UPE, UK

Riddi Viswanathan, India - The University of Manchester, Generation Purple, UK

Sarahann Yeh, US, Fund for Education Abroad - East China Normal University , China

Thomson Ch'ng, Malaysia - Curtin University, Australia

Language educator of the year

Sponsored by

BEC (Broadstairs English Centre), UK

CET Academic Programs, US

Elite Journey, Global

Greenwich English College, Australia

International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC), Canada

The University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching (CET), Australia

Marketing campaign of the year

Sponsored by

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, US - Carmen Sandiego: Fearless Kids Around the World

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia - Bring Your Future Into Focus

Londonist DMC, UK - Londonist On Tour

Study in Estonia, Estonia - Welcome Bag: a warm welcome to new international students

UCL, UK - Disruptive Discoveries #MadeAtUCL

University of California, US - UCEAP Changed Me

University of Hertfordshire, UK - Keep Communicating

University of Portsmouth and International College Portsmouth (ICP), UK - #MySTEMjourney

Outstanding contribution to the industry

Sponsored by

Enver Yücel, Turkey

Jayanthan Kulasingham, Sri Lanka

Jazreel Goh, UK/China

Professor Diana Laurillard, UK

Ruth Arnold, UK

Timothy Blake, UK

Troy Peden, US

PIEoneer of the year

Sponsored by

AFS Intercultural Programs, US - Global UP! Special Edition of the Global Competence Certificate

ApplyBoard, Canada

ASEAN-Australia Education Dialogue (AAED) by the ASEAN Focus Group (AFG VG), Australia

Fire Tech, UK

FutureLearn, UK - COVID-19 online courses

M Square Media (MSM), Canada - Global Marketing Office (GMO) Model

UNESCO & NOKUT, Global - UNESCO Qualifications Passport for Refugees

United World Schools, Global

Progressive education delivery award

Sponsored by

d'Overbroeck's, UK - TRACK (Theory of Research, Active Citizenship and Knowledge

Elite Journey, Global

Kaplan Business School, Australia - MBA Program

My Online Schooling, UK

Nobel International School Algarve, Portugal - Journey of Discovery

Raha International School, UAE

Singapore Management University, Singapore - Statistics-X

University of California, Davis, US and Hands On Institute, Nepal: Community, Technology and Sustainability

Public / private partnership of the year

Sponsored by

FutureLearn and Institute of Coding, UK - Digital Skills for the Workplace and Creative Technologies programs

Hacker Exchange (HEX), Australia - Global Innovation Program, Australia and Monash University (Faculty of IT), Australia - Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) Silicon Valley Program

Lancaster University, UK & Navitas Leipzig, Germany

Natives, UK & Study in Sweden, Sweden

QS Enrolment Solutions & London South Bank University, UK - Global Student Recruitment, Admissions and Conversion Partnership

Sonder, Australia & Up Education, New Zealand

The Stevens Initiative at the Aspen Institute, US

Uber & Open University Programme, Global

Real life learning award

Sponsored by

AMOpportunities, US

Champlain Abroad Dublin, Ireland

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, US - Study Abroad Program: Kosovo & ERAU Unmanned Aircraft Systems Partnership

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Canada

Singapore Management University, Singapore - SMU-X Overseas Programme

Therapy Abroad, US

University of Georgia, Ghana - Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Service-Learning in Ghana Program

Secondary learning international impact award

Sponsored by

AGORA Sant Cugat International School, Spain

Amerigo Education, US

Raha International School, UAE

Sedbergh School, UK

Stonar School, UK

UTP High Schools, US

Student support award

Sponsored by

Education New Zealand / Manapou ki te Ao, New Zealand - NauMai NZ

guard.me, Canada - Campus Ambassador Program

Newcastle International College, Australia - The "Hire Me!" Project

ProtectED, UK

UK Cloud Primary School, Global

University Bridge, US - CollegeCare™

University of Windsor, Canada - English Language Improvement Program - Mindflow

Zoni Language Centers, US

Sustainability international impact award

Sponsored by

CIFAL Istanbul, Turkey

CISaustralia, Australia

EHL Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland

Global Experiences Green Initiative, US

Rome International School - Globeducate, Italy

TEAN (The Education Abroad Network), US

The GREEN Program, US

University of California, Davis, US