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award-winning Guardianship Organisation for overseas students in UK boarding schools and universities

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gold standard AEGIS accreditation

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"Bright World is a progressive guardianship organisation having been in operation for over 20 years. The focus is always on the students and their families and ensuring that they offer a quality and comprehensive service to every family as an individual. "

Lead Inspector overview and comments

StudyTravel Secondary School Awards

Guardianship Organisation

2020/21, 2022 and 2023 Winner

Established in the year 2000 Bright World Guardianships is fully accredited to GOLD Standard by AEGIS (The Association for The Education & Guardianship of International Students). Gold standard is the highest achievable standard for guardianship. In our latest Re-inspection we achieved 100% in all areas read our report.

Bright World Guardianships is a multi award-winning Guardianship Organisation and proud winners of the prestigious StudyTravel Secondary School Guardianship Award. Bright World is the only UK Guardianship Organisation who has won this unique award - thank you to all those who voted for us in 2020/21, 2022 and 2023.

what we do at Bright World

Boarding School Guardianship Service

  • A professional guardianship service to overseas students in UK boarding schools. Bright World is the only UK Guardianship Organisation to win the 'Guardianship Category' at the prestigious ST Secondary Awards.

Boarding School

  • Expert boarding school placement advice into a choice of over 350 independent schools. We also offer a selection of top quality Summer, Easter and Christmas courses.

Host Family

  • Choose from our network of fully screened host families across the UK who can provide a safe home during holiday times and during unexpected events.

Our mission and values statement

safe, happy half terms. safe, happy journeys. at the right school, on the right course.

At Bright World we have a clear Child Protection strategy and try to find ways to "do what others do but to do it better"

Bright World's mission is to keep our students safe while they are here and to improve the quality of our service and standards as we grow. We are committed to safeguarding student welfare and undertake rigorous checks on all who work with us and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Learn more about us

Guardianship programmes

  • Read more about our UK boarding school and university programmes

Choose your summer course

  • Bright World's summer courses at top UK boarding schools.

Customer Reviews

  • Hear from customers, schools and students past and present on their experience with Bright World

By the numbers

2000 Year Founded 22 years since we were founded and still going very strong.
100% Rating Grade achieved in our host family screening inspection
100% Rating Grade achieved in our for student care and communication
1000 Students Placed into UK Boarding Schools since our foundation
350 Partner Boarding Schools We have 350 partner boarding schools to choose from for academic placement.
750 Partner Boarding Schools Recognise our guardianship programme.
96.6% Of schools recommend us 96.6% of schools asked during 2017 Aegis inspection would recommend Bright World.
99% Bright World Staff 99% of our Bright World Head Office staff have worked with us for more than 3 years.
Safeguarding is taken very seriously by Bright World, with a designated director for safeguarding who has extensive experience in this field.
Aegis Support Inspector

Bright World - brighter future

We want to reduce our carbon footprint at Bright World. We have stopped printing our publications and now display our literature on our Digital Information Centre. We are currently exploring more areas where we can play our small part in protecting our environment and are hoping to gain a Carbon Footprint Standard verification soon.

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