IEAA Excellence Awards 2021 winners unveiled

Congratulating the winners, IEAA president Janelle Chapman, said the awards has the organisation “acknowledging the contribution of some talented people in our sector”. “The IEAA Board wishes to thank each of these outstanding individuals for their input over the past...

US homestay program introduces vaccination requirement

Cheryl Ernst, executive director of the American English Institute at the University of Oregon, explained it just makes sense to require homestay hosts to be vaccinated. The school already demands this of students and employees. Ernst said she has received no pushback...

Victoria submits re-opening plan to federal government

According to a senior government source, The Age reported that, if approved by federal government, international students could begin arriving before the end of 2021. The news comes days after Australian prime minister Scott Morrison revealed plans to begin opening...

Queen Mary University cements HUST partnership

Queen Mary’s president and principal professor Colin Bailey and president of HUST Yuanyuan Li signed the memorandum of understanding in London, and in Wuhan, where HUST is based. Martin Walley, deputy consul general at the British Consulate-General, also attended in...

“Metaphorical hug” for globe in IHWO challenge

The 40,000 walk challenge – launched on October 1 – will see IH school staff and students around the world walk a combined 40,000km over three months, until December. The distance, the same as the circumference of the earth, will mean the whole IH community will give...