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The Wheelhouse, Bond’s Mill Estate, Bristol Road, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3RF

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Yasemin Wigglesworth
Chief Executive Officer
Elaine Austin
Administration Assistant
Sharon Sverdloff
Inspections Administrator

About Us

AEGIS is the only independent accrediting body in the UK for guardianship organisations and offers a robust, well-established inspection process.

Founded as a charity in 1994 by a group of guardianship organisations and UK boarding schools, we promote universally high standards in guardianship, safeguarding the welfare and education of international students studying in the UK.

We offer guidance and relevant training to those guardianship organisations seeking accreditation and re-accreditation.

Through our strong links with the Department for Education and the British Council, we give informed advice and support to schools hosting international students and overseas parents looking to send their children to study in the UK.

AEGIS is a registered charity, charity number 1111384.

Adam Lubbock (Chair)
Director, Kings’ River Education Ltd
Dr John Cook
Former Headmaster of Christ College Brecon and Epsom College
Lana Foster
Managing Director, Bright World Guardianships
Ben Hughes
Managing Director, Pippa’s Guardians
Stuart Nicholson
Principal, Bishopstrow College
Jennifer Scarfe
Deputy Head (Pastoral), Badminton School
Marianna Slivnitskaya
Head of Guardianship, UK Study Centre