Participation of ESC Clermont into two international events in September: ICEF and EAIE 2018
For the first time to join an event of this kind, the school has participated in ICEF Higher Education 2018, a global agent networking event. As for the second event, the EAIE 2018, the world largest Education-focused conference in Europe. Both events took place in Geneva.
A total of 30 encounters where scheduled with new agents dispersed in 20 different countries (Algeria, Morocco, China, Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam and others). The event allowed to build a direct link with the prospective agents, acquire practices about the student trends in local markets and facilitate the study abroad project for international students who pass through those agencies
ICEF is an organism specailised in the organisation of events and conferences establishing the connection between agents and universities, those agents are required to follow a training programme to also be ICEF-certified. The ICEF Higher Education conference in 2018 welcomed 96 univertities and 120 agents coming from 55 different countries.
As a yearly ritual, ESC Clermont participated also in the EAIE conference in Geneva to meet with the existing partners, strengthen the ties and discuss about the common exchange agreements regarding incoming and outgoing influx of students.
The EAIE (European Association of International Education) is an annual event bringing together around 6000 representatives of international cooperation from institutions of Higher Education throughout the world. This year the conference was held in Geneva for its 30th year on the topic « Facing Outward ». The ESC was invited to share hosting the Study in Clermont Campus France booth with the members of the UC2A network (UCA, Sigma, Ecole D’Architecture). This was funded by the Region Auvergne-Rhone Alpes (Application in 2017 by the University of Auvergne).