300,000 International Students Connect with Studying English Abroad via Facebook
300,000 global students are finding English and higher education options abroad via ELS Educational Services’ Facebook page.
More than 300,000 fans (growing by 10,000 per week) of ELS Educational Services on Facebook are engaging in a global dialogue about studying English abroad and higher education. ELS provides international students with the opportunity to achieve a college degree while studying English abroad at one of its 70 English Language Centers located in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, China and Malaysia, the majority of which are located on university campuses.
International Students who participate in the ELS Facebook Page learn about student life abroad, English language tips, holidays and cultural customs. Students also engage with ELS on Twitter, FourSquare and watch informational videos on YouTube.
“ELS is exploring new techniques in social media to develop our international communications outreach to prospective students. We feel very fortunate to witness our messaging uniting these international students in one community, founded on a common interest in English study and international higher education.” says ELS Director of e-Marketing, Simon A. Heathcote.
In addition to ELS’s student success on Facebook, it continues to build a presence on Twitter and LinkedIn to reach its professional constituents and colleagues in higher education. ELS utilizes these social media platforms to help establish their presence for International Student Recruitment, a leading source for universities who wish to bring international students to their campuses. Students who complete the ELS English program can apply to more than 650 partner universities worldwide.
For more information about ELS and social media, please visit ELS’ Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, FourSquare or YouTube pages.
ELS Educational Services Inc. offers over 50 years of expertise in assisting international students - more than 1,100,000 to date - achieve their personal and professional goals, through English preparation and professional counseling. ELS assists international students identify and gain entry to higher education institutions in the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe and Malaysia.
ELS has the largest network of campus-based English language instruction centers in the world (ELS Language Centers), offering 70 study locations in the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, China and Malaysia with the majority of locations on university campuses. (www.ELS.edu/centers)
Fourteen additional English language instruction centers are located throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Panama, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.
More than 650 universities worldwide accept completion of an advanced ELS level ( Intensive English Program ) as proof of English proficiency (thereby meeting the English language requirement for admission).
ELS annually facilitates enrollment of thousands of international students into degree programs, thus expanding their future possibilities.
ELS Educational Services, Inc. is a Berlitz company.
- Contact Information
- John Nicholson
- Marketing Director
- ELS Educational Services
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