• Jon Santangelo

    International Education Business Consulting

    China & Southeast Asia

     

    Portfolio 

    Both an educator and education business professional, Jon has a decade of International Education industry experience in China. 

     

    He currently;

    - Advises foreign institutions on student recruitment strategies

    - Works closely with education agencies 

    - Researches and provides insight on Chinese student markets


    In past roles, Jon taught at universities in Beijing, recruited foreign graduates to China for jobs and internships, and as a founding team member at former unicorn startup, VIPKID, he designed the first trial class and recruited their very first online teachers. 

     

    Since 2014, he has served as spokesperson for China's association of education agencies, BOSSA, and concurrently is the senior consultant to the international department.


    Jon is a proponent of cross-border educational exchanges, inspired by learning, engaging with, and connecting different cultures together from across the world.

  • Presenting

    Previous speaking engagements

     

     

     

    AAE

    Vietnam

    Access American Education (AAE) is an AIRC certified, full service education consulting agency that hosts Vietnam's largest student recruitment expos and forums with North American educators.

    AIESEC

    Global

    AIESEC is the world's largest global non-profit youth-run organization that provides young people with leadership development, cross-cultural global internships, and volunteer exchange experiences across the globe.

    UK VI

    UK/China

    UK Visas and Immigration is a division of the Home Office responsible for the United Kingdom's visa system. It was formed in 2013 from the section of the UK Border Agency that had administered the visa system.

    ETN Educators Training Network

    EU

    ETN Focus Workshops are boutique agent fairs offering a unique, personalised and innovative networking experience. We bring a human touch into international student recruitment.

    ICEF

    China

    ICEF brings together international educators, industry service providers and carefully screened student recruitment agents at networking events around the world, helping them to create strategic partnerships and increase international student enrolments.

    BONARD

    EU & China

    BONARD is a global market intelligence consultancy that specialises in international education, youth and student travel market, student housing and micro-living asset classes, and is a United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Member.

    WEBA

    China

    WEBA (World Educate Business Association) is the umbrella organisation and international voice for Education Business Partnerships working around the world.

    The PIE Live

    UK

    The PIE Live: Student Journey is a dynamic, virtual conference from The PIE (Professionals in International Education) News team, offering exceptional learning and global networking opportunities.

  • Media

    Interviews & commentaries

    Can This Online Course Get Me a Job?

     

    Are Online Graduate And Professional Programs A Scam Or An Opportunity?

     

    Chinese seek U.S. college admission at any price

     

    Is this the end of the romance between Chinese students and- US colleges?

     

    US colleges look to insure against impact of trade war

     

    WeChat and stolen credit cards: How scammers victimized Miami Chinese college students

     

    China Steps Up Efforts to Lure Academic Talent From Overseas

     

    BOSSA and Pearson partner to help PTE Chinese students bound for US & UK

    Stay or Go? COVID-19 Forces Students to Rethink Study Abroad Plans

     

    Chinese agents predict recruitment bounceback after coronavirus

     

     

    China’s $100bn education sector fights to survive after crackdown

    86% Chinese students want to return home

     

    Coronavirus epidemic to hit short-term summer programs hardest – BOSSA

     

     

    Please answer 2021:
    the post-epidemic era for students studying in the US

    U.S. colleges seek to combat fraudulent applications

    US-China Trade War Impact on Student Flows

    China: safety as crucial as ranking for study abroad

     

    Chinese Education Association BOSSA and Payments Specialist Flywire Announce Strategic Partnership

     

    Enrollment Headaches From Coronavirus Are Many. They Won’t Be Relieved Soon.

     

     

    US-China relations impacting on student recruitment

     

    Agents predict drop in Chinese students studying abroad

     

     

    Chinese agents and schools outline virus impact

     

    疯狂造假?中国人不惜一切代价“留美”

     

    ICEF-BOSSA qualification primed as China’s international education advising standard

    Chinese students at “disadvantage” in US jobs market

     

    Beijing eases policy for internships, post-study work in China’s tech centre

    First time audits of Beijing agencies to be made public

    How have the new SELT rules at sub-degree level impacted the UK sector?

    Overseas education demand unstirred amid China slowdown

    StudentMarketing & BOSSA MoU on China study opps

     

    China: 100 agents certified by BOSSA, ICEF

     

    Trade deal gives Australia access to China's universities

    View from the desk of: Jon Santangelo, Association Q&A

     

    Agents and educators concerned about UK test capacity
     

    冲坡勇士团:在瞬息万变的签证政策缝隙中,绕路回美国

    Q&A Agency Association:

    Jon Santangelo from BOSSA in China

     

    Non-EU agents feel bounce from post-Brexit weaker pound

     

    Bossa promoting verification services

     

    15+ Extra Curricular Activities to Boost Your College Resume

     

    China Student Recruitment Problems – Q & A With 5 Experts

     

    China: Talent drive looks to bring in international students

     

     

    Why Finding an Apartment is a Challenge for Chinese Students in the US

    China: BOSSA, Vericant team up to combat fraud

     

    Chinese students consider UK study over US

    Chinese students looking to UK, major research shows

    China agents report online study hesitancy

    Chinese students head to Singapore in search of US visas

    China: US begins processing student visas

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