2016 CONFERENCE PARTNERS

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Education New Zealand’s purpose is to take New Zealand’s education experiences to the world for enduring economic, social and cultural benefits.

We were established in September 2011 as a Crown Agency and are based in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, the United States and Viet Nam.

We work with the industry and across other governments to promote the quality of New Zealand’s education system globally and New Zealand’s expertise in providing education and training offshore.

We also work with the industry to strengthen capability to achieve growth and to support high quality student experiences through regular seminars, conferences and digital resources like our SkillsLab (skillslab.enz.govt.nz) and BrandLab (thebrandlab.enz.govt.nz). Our research and market intelligence identifies potential growth opportunities and measures the effectiveness of our strategies and activities.

To promote New Zealand offshore, we work closely with other New Zealand Inc. agencies such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Immigration New Zealand (part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment), Tourism New Zealand, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

We provide information to potential students and their families about living and studying in New Zealand via www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz and our online communities such as https://www.facebook.com/studyinnewzealand/, and work with other agencies and the industry to ensure international students are well supported while living and studying here.

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Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. The company has been providing travel and medical insurance cover for international students through its Studentsafe product for more than 10 years. Marsh has also been a long-time supporter of ISANA and has sponsored its professional development days and conferences for some time.

Drawing upon its vast experience with education providers across the globe, the Marsh Studentsafe plan distinguishes itself by its flexibility to meet the needs of international students and to insure the liabilities of the signatories to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care for International Students.

Marsh designed the Studentsafe range of insurance products to meet the needs of students and academics studying and working in New Zealand. Some of the Studentsafe plans are operated under special group insurance policies but individual policies are also available. Every three years the company carries out a public tender of the insurer to negotiate the best terms for students and ensure transparent scrutiny of the arrangement. Allianz Global Assistance is the current insurer for the Studentsafe range of products.

For more information on Studentsafe products please visit www.studentassist.co.nz or contact Ken Albrecht, your Marsh Client Executive for Studentsafe. Email ken.b.albrecht@marsh.com or phone 04 819 2439.

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BARISTA SPONSOR

IELTS

IELTS is the world’s most popular English test for work, study and migration. Each year, more than 2.7 million people take IELTS globally. With a choice between the Academic or General Training test, choosing IELTS means a choice of testing academic English or everyday English skills, with results accepted by more than 9000 institutions globally.

During the IELTS Speaking test, our test takers will speak face-to-face with an English language professional, who has been trained to adjust their pace to match the needs of each individual. They can repeat a question and interpret body language, giving our test takers the best test experience possible.

Getting ready for IELTS is easy, with a wide range of free support material available online. We have preparation materials designed for every level of English and learning requirement, whether that be reading, writing, listening or speaking.

In Australia and New Zealand, our test takers can also access IELTS Customer Connect, a dedicated customer service team who care about giving our test takers fast, friendly and accurate help – the first time around!

Want to know more about the world’s most popular test of English? Visit our website for more information and practice materials.

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DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM

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Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016).

The University is home to some of Australia’s leading outreach education bodies which actively promote links between countries and enhance cross-cultural understanding through seminars, exhibitions, short-courses, international internships and leadership programs.

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POCKET PROGRAM SPONSOR

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DP Education

IDP Education is a global provider of student placement services, established in 1969 by a group of Australian universities. For more than 45 years, IDP Education has played a major role in international higher education. With a network of 89 international student placement centres, IDP Education has a global presence in more than 32 countries.
The business opened its first Australian office in 1995 in Sydney, and has since established additional offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. We make it easy for people from abroad to find and apply for every available course in Australia.
IDP Education provides the following services to international students in Australia:
• Counselling on study options for more than 400 institutions in Australia
• Application processing
• Changing course or institution
• Visa consultation and application services*
• Assistance with booking and preparing for an IELTS test

IDP Education is also one of the co-owners of the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System) meaning we can help with the booking process, support and preparation.
We simplify the process of living and studying in Australia by giving caring, up to date advice and providing support to our students whenever they need help.

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SILVER SPONSOR

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UNI-CARE

For more than 25 years Uni-Care has been protecting international students and visitors coming to New Zealand to study, work and holiday. As a division of New Zealand’s leading insurance broking company, Crombie Lockwood, Uni-Care is trusted and respected by clients, education providers, sector associations and government agencies alike. Uni-Care has been supporting ISANA since its early beginnings and we are proud of our long-standing relationship and shared passion for international education.

Our positive global reputation comes from delivering service, care and support when it is needed most. Our Claims team provide 24/7, culturally sensitive, multi-lingual assistance and are well practised in helping to ease the stress when the unexpected happens. We pride ourselves on our reputation to provide outstanding service around critical incident management.

Our specialised international Student policy meets and exceeds the requirements of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016.  Our range of different policies means that we are able to provide cover to families of students and the students themselves after their studies have finished. Student policies are available individually or under an education provider group policy. Our range of specialist insurance products are underwritten by QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited, Australasia’s largest international insurance group.

For more information on any of our products please contact one of our Account Mangers on 04 381 5120 or email hannah.vanmaastricht@crombielockwood.co.nz

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SPEAKER SPONSOR

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MASSEY UNIVERSITY

 

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