The Dukes Education group works closely with regulatory authorities and inspection bodies to ensure we deliver the highest quality education for students, whichever school, college or course they choose.
Tier 4 Sponsor
All of our colleges have been rated as Tier 4 Sponsors in the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) list of approved sponsors, enabling us to welcome international students to study in the UK.
Independent Schools Association
All of our colleges are accredited members of the Independent Schools Association (ISA), which is affiliated to the Independent Schools Council (ISC).
Summer Boarding Courses are members of English UK, the national association of accredited English Language centres, and the world's leading language teaching association.
Centre of Excellence Recipient
Summer Boarding Courses received the Centre for Excellence 2015 award by El Gazette, a leading English Language Teaching and international English-medium education magazine.
Council of British Schools (COBIS)
Oxbridge Applications is a supporting member of the Council of British International Schools, representing the provision of outstanding, global British education.
Our Summer Boarding Courses are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English. The British Council works in over 100 countries, connecting millions of people with the United Kingdom through programmes and services in the English language, the Arts, Education, and Society.
In June 2017, Earlscliffe was rated 'Outstanding' in all seven categories by Ofsted, certifying their excellent A-level and university pathway provision. Ofsted is an inspection and regulatory service in the UK, with the goal is to achieve excellence in education and skills for learners of all ages.
Independent Schools Inspectorate
Cardiff Sixth Form College, Rochester Independent College, and Fine Arts College are all inspected by the ISI. All colleges have passed the inspections and were 'fully compliant' in all areas of the reports.
Independent Schools Council
The Independent Schools Council is a non-profit organisation that represents over 1,300 independent schools in the UK; ISC independent schools are ranked among the best in the world. Cardiff Sixth Form College, Rochester Independent College, and Fine Arts College are part of the ISC.
Good Schools Guide
The Good Schools Guide is a guide to British state and independent schools, providing in-depth reviews of schools, mostly for parents' guidance. All Dukes colleges are reviewed by the Good Schools Guide.
Study holidaysoffer residential English summer and spring courses for international students aged 7–18 at some of the UK’s most prestigious boarding schools and universities including Oxford and Cambridge.
Today’s Higher Education sector is highly complex and competitive. Our approach to university admissions consultancy develops applicants’ unique strengths and builds their intellectual confidence – both of which help them demonstrate their true academic potential.