"All applicants for a Student visa must show they are coming to Australia temporarily to gain a quality education." the government says. This key piece of information will most of the time decides if the student will get the visa granted or not. That's why it's incredibly important to get it right the first time.
You may be an education agent counselor, maybe an agency owner, maybe just the marketing person. But there's no denying that the very foundation of any agency is a great experience when counseling.
You're learning english, and things are going great. You try to immerse yourself in the culture, and this includes the websites you visit, the books you read, the movies you watch (this one is easy) and the YouTube channels you follow.
There's nothing better to practice and learn something when it's about subjects you like and is curious about. In here, we have a list of dozens of channels that will help you practice English (listening), increase your vocabulary and also teach you about science, technology, entertainment, movies, business, and other topics.
Use this list for yourself, or feel free to share with your students by sharing this link, putting in your website or via email.
These are the 5 main tips Diego Cardoso, a counselor with 4 years of experience learned after all this time. Explained so you don't have to make the same mistakes, grow faster and achieve your own goals. The tips are applicable to anything really but were specially created to new agents.
Lead management is a customer acquisition process which identifies potential buyers (leads), educates them, engages with them, and when the leads are considered qualified (ready to buy), are presented with the right course and options.
Is your agency following an organized and effective lead management process? Does not need to be complex. Doing so can improve the results of your lead generation efforts and ultimately contribute to more sales.
Planning an adventure in the great land we call Australia? Whether you're off on a road trip, a nature-lover looking for new hidden gems to explore, or more a fan of the city, these apps will help you to discover and enjoy the best there is to see and do.
A lot of the times, your job as an education agent is not just to present courses, cities and institutions. But to help the student to discover what they really want to do.
The GROW Model is the most common coaching framework used by executive coaches. What should you care, you ask?
Well, most students are young, full of energy with no life experience and a lot of expectations. You need to manage all of these things, guide the student through a small process of self-discovery and then offer the best course, in the best institution (in the eyes of the student) in the best city.
Many education agents are formed from ex-international-students or hire many international students. The experience as a student is a great facilitator, but if you want to become the best-in-class, to sell more, make the students happier and grow your business, that’s not enough.
Everything starts with getting to know to whom you’re selling to.
Know to whom you are selling: their dreams, goals, financial capacity, parent pressure and you will be able to sell more. Classify in one of these 5 categories to make this process easier and faster.