Education agents can help you find the right university, college or school in the UK and assist you with applying for a course.

Why use an education agent

Not only can education agents assist with the application process, they can also advise you on other matters such as visas, accommodation, travel and more.

Before looking for an agent

福利微拍Some agents have formal working relationships with particular schools, colleges and universities. This means they know the application processes well, and should be able to help you effectively. If you already know where you want to study, choosing an agent who represents this education centre may be ideal for you.

福利微拍However, if you are interested in exploring lots of different education centres and evaluating which one is best suited to you – make sure the agent is able to present you with the full range of options, rather than just the particular schools, colleges or universities they represent.

How to find an agent

福利微拍If you have already identified a university, college or school where you would like to study find out if they have agents in your country that they regularly work with.

福利微拍Alternatively, you can use the to find a list of certified agents in your country.  All of these agents have passed within the last two years, meaning they have a good knowledge of the UK’s education system.


As well using the British Council’s Global Agents List, you can also check whether the institution you are interested in is in compliance with (QAA).  The QAA issues guidance to all UK institutions to ensure that they properly support and train their agents, and encourage them to incorporate into their agents’ contracts.

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