Learn more about Leeds and York before you head off to this year’s IALC Workshop.
The IALC Workshop is an annual gathering for IALC-accredited educators and study abroad agencies from around the world, bringing together about 350 attendees from over 50 countries. IALC member institutions are located in 107 destinations around the world, offering over 1,000 language programmes in nine languages.
For over 30 years, this international language travel workshop has been a key event in the calendar for international student recruitment counsellors and agents to find high-quality study programmes for students of all ages and backgrounds. The event moves location each year, and this is the first workshop held in the UK since 1989, giving delegates the chance to experience two contrasting cities in the North of England: the modern university city of Leeds as well as the historical charms of York. Read more
Jacqueline Kassteen, Owner and Managing Director of Transformative Marketing Solutions, gives us a preview of what to expect at the IALC Workshop’s Big Panel Debate.
On 7 April, IALC attendees will convene at the Leeds Marriott Hotel for this year’s dynamic Workshop Seminar Programme. Kicking off at 15:15 is our panel on standardising the components of language study abroad. Read more
Looking for accommodation can be both time consuming and very stressful. But looking for accommodation in another country is one of the most difficult things a student and/or parent must do.
The type of accommodation is a very personal choice and students pick family over self-catering for various reasons and vice versa. I will outline the advantages and disadvantages of host family accommodation versus residential accommodation, which can help in decision making. Read more
In a world where business has become increasingly internationalised and interlinked, effective international communication between top level managers and executives has assumed more and more importance. Of course an awareness of differing cultural norms and perspectives is important, but just as important is the ability to communicate effectively in English. This communication relies not merely on the ability to express oneself in general social situations, but just as importantly it also encompasses the ability to express views and opinions in the executive business setting. Read more