Spurred on by the busiest year to date for the leading London education consultancy, William Clarence Education hinted this week at big plans for 2019.

Managing Director, Stephen Spriggs, reflected this week upon the firm’s success in 2018, and how the education consultancy plans to build upon its achievements. The firm also launched its search for a number of key new team members to take the firm into the new year.

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Mr Spriggs commented:
“This is a very exciting time for the business, expanding into new markets with new partners we have a fantastic opportunity to offer our service to a broader market of families. We continue to attract families from around the world and have seen a marked increase in families from US, Singapore, and China needing our service for school and University placements.”

Record Breaking Year
As well as number of new high-profile team members and advisors – including ex-Gabbitas MD, Ian Hunt – and thriving partnerships, including a new collaboration with International Guardianship organisation, AEGIS, William Clarence achieved the following in 2018:

  • Traffic to the William Clarence Website up 125%
  • International client enquiries up 200%
  • A broader service offering, covering 18 countries, worldwide.
  • 100% placement success for clients into schools, universities, and US colleges, including Oxbridge.
  • Shortlisted in 3 categories in the Education Investor Awards, 2018.

Stephen Spriggs added:
“With our insights we have gained from families from around the world moving to the UK at all stages of their journey we are looking to work even closer with schools themselves to help refine their offering, position their branding and improve their admissions process, become more efficient and effective in attracting the right students and ensuring their have access to the world stage of international student recruitment.”

The firm also strengthened its relationships with schools and universities in 2018. Stephen Spriggs stressed that William Clarence offers its services for free to academic institutions and charge no commission when helping them recruit students. The firm has noted a common issue with clients turning to William Clarence after receiving poor advice and guidance from firms chasing commission from schools, and prides itself on acting impartially, professionally, and in the best interests of families.

As a result of its growth in 2018, William Clarence is kicking off 2019 by expanding its team to ensure that this exceptional level of service can be maintained and enhanced in the coming months. Stephen Spriggs hopes to build on the firm’s expertise and cement the firm’s reputation as the leading education advisory service for families to turn to when considering a move to the UK or US.

William Clarence Education is initially recruiting a Director of UK School and University Placements, and a Full-time Office Manager. For more information and to apply, CVs and covering letters can be emailed to info@williamclarence.com.

For more information on William Clarence, its international education consultancy team, and the services it provides to students and families all over the world, visit williamclarence.com.


About William Clarence Education:
The leading education advisory and consultancy service in the UK. With an unrivalled reach into the UK Schooling and University network, William Clarence offers unbiased advice to students and parents from around the world; at every stage of their academic journey. From Independent School Application and Placement, full UCAS and University application consultancy, Oxbridge Applications, US College Admission and even Homeschooling programmes, William Clarence Education draws on a deep relationship driven network with schools, Universities and senior education figures within the industry. By putting the student and family at the centre of the process, William Clarence ensures their clients reach their maximum potential and gain access to the very best of UK education.

Press Enquiries
Stephen Spriggs – info@williamclarence.com

“This is a very exciting time for the business, expanding into new markets with new partners we have a fantastic opportunity to offer our service to a broader market of families.”

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