V1 Media Group members shortlisted for the ST Star Awards 2019!


V1 Media Group are proud of our members who have been short-listed for the ST Star Awards 2019. These prestigious awards have honoured top class performance across the study travel industry for 14 years. Congratulations to all the nominees in the following categories:

ST Star English Language School Europe

  • Atlas Language School, Ireland – Winner of ST Star Award Best English Language School in Europe 2017. Atlas have just opened their brand new, state of the art school in Malta. Good luck Atlas!
  • LILA*, UK – LILA* is an award-winning school in Liverpool and has been voted Education Stars ‘Best Language School in England’ for 2 years running. LILA* was established in Liverpool in 2004 by two sisters, Leanne Linacre and Victoria Bligh, their aim is simple; love to learn. Good Luck LILA*!

ST Star English Language School Southern Hemisphere

  • Langports, Australia – Awarded ‘Best Language School in Australia’ over 6 years in 2011 -2015 and 2018. Langports operates high-quality English Language colleges in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sydney. Good Luck Langports!
  • Good Hope Studies, SA – One of the leading independent English language schools in South Africa. EAQUALS and IALC accredited, Good Hope Studies welcome over 1000 students a year to its campuses in the vibrant city centre of Cape Town or the upmarket residential area of Newlands. Good Luck Good Hope Studies!
  • Language International, NZ – Won the EducationStars Award for Best Language School in New Zealand, 2011, based entirely on student ratings and has been shortlisted in the ST Star Awards 9 times since 2007. They were winners in this category in 2008.  Good luck Language International!

ST Star School Association

  • MEI, Ireland  The leading association of English language schools in Ireland with over 90% of English language students, choosing to study with an MEI member school. All MEI schools are accredited by the Irish Government Department of Education & Skills. Good luck MEI!
  • CAPS-I, Canada – A non-profit association of 128 publicly-funded school districts/boards. Over the past ten years, their high-quality educational programs have attracted over 40,000 international students each year, from all corners of the globe. Good luck CAPS-I, Canada!

ST Star High School Chain & Groups

  • Burnaby School district, Canada First opened in 1906, with only 60 students and a few teachers. Today, Burnaby is recognized as a leader in education in Canada and is certified by the BC Provincial Ministry of Education. Proud winners of the ST Star High School Award in 2016 and 2017. Good luck Burnaby School District!

ST Star Vocational Provider

  • ILSC Education Group, Canada and Australia – Since opening its first school in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1991, ILSC has become a world leader in language training, offering programmes to international students from more than 100 countries. ILSC has been voted Study Travel Magazine’s Star Chain School two years in a row in 2013 and 2014. Good luck ILSC Education group!

ST Star Junior Course under 18s

  • Bell International – With the opening of their first school in 1955, a prestigious English language school in Cambridge, Bell International has since become an internationally recognised, high-quality education business. In 1972, Frank Bell established The Bell Educational Trust, with the aim of promoting intercultural understanding through language education. Good luck Bell International!

ST Star Service Provider

  • Londonist DMC, UK – With over 5 years of experience, Londonist DMC has become the leading student accommodation agency in London with the very best student residences across the city. Londonist DMC was shortlisted at the Study Travel Star Awards 2018 in the ST Star Service Provider category. Good luck Londonist!

 ST Star Chain School

  • EC With 30+ language schools in five countries on three continents: the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa and Malta, where it all began in 1991. EC won the ST Star Chain School Award at the 2018 Study Travel Magazine Awards for the 4th time. Last year they were also proud winners of the Orange Carpet Experience and won the Silver Star Award at the UK Customer Experience Awards in London. Good luck EC!
  • CES – has 30 years’ experience teaching English to students from across the globe. In 2007, CES was awarded the ‘Star English Language School in Europe’ with four centres or less and have been shortlisted for the same award every year between 2008 – 2011. CES is the only school to have been nominated for this award for 5 consecutive years. Good luck CES!
  • ILSC In addition to being shortlisted for this award, ILSC have also been nominated in the ST Star Vocational Provider category. Good luck ILSC!

Everyone at V1 Media Group also want to congratulate our valued client France Langue, for their nomination in ST Star French Language School category. Good Luck France Langue!

All this year’s winners will be revealed at a glamorous awards ceremony on 31 August 2019, at the Grosvenor House, AJW Marriott Hotel on Park Lane, London. Around 1,100 guests are expected to attend.  Good luck to everyone involved and hope you have a wonderful evening!
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