Accreditation & Awards
Since 2012, Immerse Education has provided thousands of students with enriching academic experiences that have changed the trajectory of their lives. We’re also proud to have been accredited by the British Accreditation Council, in addition to winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
Our award-winning summer programmes have been featured in several high profile educational publications. Read on below to find out more about some of our awards and accreditations.
02GoAbroad Awards Finalist2023
Finalists: GoAbroad Awards
Immerse Education has been named a finalist for the GoAbroad Awards, which celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements in international education. The awards honour innovative ideas, creativity, and originality in the field of global education, and winners are selected by the Innovation Awards Academy, a group of distinguished international educators.
The awards highlight the accomplishments of institutions, organisations, and individuals who are pushing the boundaries of traditional education and leading the way towards new and exciting approaches. The awards serve as a testament to the hard work and dedication of those who are making a positive impact on global education.
Finalists at the EdTechX Awards2023
Finalists: 2023 EdTechX Growth Award
Immerse Education is honoured and delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the 2023 EdTechX Growth Award!
The EdTechX Awards celebrate organisations and individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of education through technology. Being shortlisted for this award is a testament to the innovative and impactful work we at Immerse Education have accomplished.
Awarded Gold Summer School Status2023
Oxford Summer Courses Guide
The Oxford Summer Courses Guide showcases the best Oxford and Cambridge summer schools each year, supporting students to find the best summer school for them. Using a range of criteria including quality of tuition, pastoral support provided, student reviews and the overall student experience, we are proud to be awarded Gold Summer School status for our upcoming 2023 programmes.
Accredited By The Institute of Leadership and Management2023
The Institute of Leadership and Management
The Institute of Leadership and Management is a professional body that helps unlock individual and business potential. The Institute is the professional membership body for an active, international community of over 50,000 leaders, managers, coaches and mentors – but they are much more than a professional body. They create world–class tools, deliver award–winning e–learning and undertake practical research to help unlock individual leadership potential.
Immerse Education students who complete a PPE or FFL programme are jointly recognised by the Institute of Leadership and Management for having undertaken an Institute-accredited course. This means students can join the Institute, and have access to a range of leadership development resources. Alumni who choose to join the Institute will also be eligible to use the Institute’s post-nominals.
Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students
AEGIS’ purpose is to safeguard the welfare of international students studying at schools, colleges and universities in the UK, making them feel safe, welcome and cared for. Immerse is proud to be a member of AEGIS, ensuring we strive to achieve the highest standards of support for all of our students.
British Accreditation Council
Accredited by the British Accreditation Council
Immerse Education is accredited by the leading mark of educational quality for the sector.
For over 25 years, the British Accreditation Council has been responsible for setting standards within the independent further and higher education sector. Our accreditation is held by hundreds of colleges in the UK and overseas. The British Accreditation Council provides the leading mark of educational quality for the sector. It requires a rigorous on-site inspection that covers all aspects of the student experience including health and safety, management, administration, welfare, teaching and learning. We are proud to display this badge of quality.
British Youth Travel Awards2018
Best Educational Product Finalist
The British Youth Travel Awards are the sector’s opportunity to reward high achievers, gain recognition and raise the profile of the work and individual successes of organisations engaged in youth, student and educational travel to, from and within the UK.
Immerse Education was fortunate enough to be recognised as a finalist in the Best Educational Product category, awarded to those organisations who provide an exceptional experience to their participants. Through delivering immersive, challenging academic programmes designed for ambitious youth from around the world, Immerse Education has emerged as a leader in the field.
British Educational Travel Association Member
British Educational Travel Association Member
The British Educational Travel Association (BETA) was established in 2003 as a not-for-profit membership association and now represents some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the youth, student and educational travel industry.
Immerse Education is proud to be a member of one of the foremost associations in the sector.
EducationInvestor Awards Finalist 20232023
EducationInvestor Awards 2023
Immerse Education is a finalist once again in the 2023 Education Investor Awards, celebrating commercial success in the business of education, and recognising those that have made an outstanding contribution to the industry.
Immerse has been shortlisted for four incredible awards:
Education Provider of the Year, spotlighting stand-out companies that have made a sizeable impact over the past 12 months, demonstrating how programmes have markedly improved learner outcomes.
Exporting Excellence Award, focused on organisations that have successfully exported their offering overseas, with a vision for future growth abroad. What better time to be a finalist after the success of Academic Insights Sydney in January!
Vocational Education Provider of the Year, showcasing the successful growth of online programme delivery, demonstrating our achievement of educational excellence whilst continually expanding our offering online.
And finally, Vlada Russell, Immerse Education’s Head of Residential Operations, has been shortlisted for the Woman to Watch Award for being a woman who demonstrates ‘unwavering passion and commitment’ to education and is an ‘up and coming star’ in the industry.
EducationInvestor Finalist 20222022
EducationInvestor Awards 2022
The EducationInvestor Awards 2022 celebrate commercial successes in the business of education, recognising those that have made an outstanding contribution to the industry in 2021.
Immerse was shortlisted for not just one, but three incredible awards:
The Pathway Provider Award, awarded to companies that have continued to serve high numbers of students throughout the pandemic, especially with pivots to online and evidence of improved student outcomes.
Exporting Excellence Award, focused on companies that have successfully exported overseas, and have a vision for future growth abroad.
And lastly, Charlotte Sabin, Immerse Education’s Programme Development Manager, was shortlisted for the Woman to Watch Award for being a woman who demonstrates “unwavering passion and commitment” to education.
Approved Activity Provider2022
Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Approved Activity Provider
Immerse Education is an Approved Activity Provider with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Our residential programmes in Oxford, Cambridge, London, and Sydney have been approved by the DofE as meeting their sectional conditions and can count towards the achievement of a DofE Award.
Global Edtech Startup Awards Shortlist2022
GES Awards Shortlist 2022
We’re proud to announce that the Immerse Education Online Research Programme has been shortlisted for the GESAwards Special Track: Platforms for Boosting Transformative Competencies.
The Global Edtech Startup Awards were founded in 2014 with the aim of supporting global expansion and international collaboration in the Edtech space. They quickly gained international recognition as the major platform for all Edtech stakeholders to connect.
GES Awards provides the opportunity for innovators from around the world to showcase their products to a global audience, connect and build significant partnerships. In addition to promoting the best Edtech Startups, the GES Awards help to build local EdTech ecosystems as well as facilitates the flow of EdTech investments to alternative markets.
GOOD BUSINESS CHARTER2022
Good Business Charter Accredited
The Good Business Charter is a simple accreditation to recognise responsible businesses. It is open to UK organisations of all sizes and structure and measures organisations on ten components.
This accreditation measures behaviour over 10 components: real living wage, fairer hours and contracts, employee well-being, employee representation, diversity and inclusion, environmental responsibility, paying fair tax, commitment to customers, ethical sourcing, and prompt payment.
We are proud to be an accredited member of the Good Business Charter.
London & Partners Mayor's International Business Programme2022
London & Parnters Mayor's International Business Programme
We are delighted to announce that we have been accepted onto the London & Partners Mayor’s International Business Programme, supported by the Mayor of London.
The programme helps London-based scaleups expand internationally by providing access to mentorship, expert advice, virtual trade missions, focused workshops and events, as well as introductions to potential new business partners.
THE QUEEN'S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE2018
Education Awards – The Queen’s Award for Enterprise
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the UK’s most prestigious business award.
In 2018, Immerse Education was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. To be recognised by Her Majesty is a huge honour and a testament to the unique, educational experiences Immerse Education has been providing to students from across the world. Since its foundation in 2012, the organisation has welcomed thousands of students from over 100 nationalities to the UK to spend their summer learning in some of the world’s greatest academic settings.
Times Educational Supplement2019
Featured in The Times Educational Supplement
TES, formerly known as The Times Educational Supplement, is a weekly UK publication aimed at school teachers in the UK. TES focuses on school-related news and features.
Immerse Education is proud to have been featured in such a prestigious application.