Study Links’ Awards, Accreditations and Memberships



Study Links were shortlisted for
Family business of the Year 2019
Export team of the year in 2019

Study Links triumphed in 2017, winning three awards from Acquisition International! The first two are for our immersion groups: ‘Best Immersive Language Tuition Company – UK’, & ‘AI Excellence Award for Immersive English Tuition 2017’.


Study Links were shortlisted for Employer of the Year in the 2016 Telegraph and Argus Bradford Means Business Awards. Unfortunately we missed out to JCT600 but we were highly commended.



Study Links scooped the Yorkshire People’s Choice Award in June 2016. Read more here.

FBOTY 2016 Shortlisted Family Firm Rectangle



Study Links Angela Fan – winner of Woman in Education Award at the annual Network She Foundation International Women’s Day Awards 2016 held in Llandudno, North Wales. Read more here.NS_2016_Awards_WinnerBadge

Angela Fan Network She Foundation International Women’s Day Awards

On Tuesday 3rd November 2015, Ailie attended the ‘Making the Living Wage Work for Yorkshire’ event on, at St George’s Centre in Leeds where Study Links received a ‘Living Wage Award’ for showing leadership in our sector and the Yorkshire region. The event was part of ‘Living Wage Week’ (1st-7th November), a national week of celebration of the Living Wage. The Living Wage commitment means that everyone working at Study Links receives a minimum hourly wage which is significantly higher than the national minimum wage. You can read an article about Study Links’ Living Wage commitment here.

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Study Links Angela Fan – winner of Business Woman of the Year in the 2015 Telegraph and Argus Bradford Means Business Awards. Read more here.

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Study Links Angela Fan wins Bradford Means Business Woman in Business Award

Study Links was shortlisted for the Yorkshire & Humber China Business Awards 2014 in the ‘Established Business with China’ category. The Yorkshire & Humber China Business Awards are run by the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds, supported by UK Trade and Investment and China-Britain Business Council. Read more here.

Yorkshire and Humber China Business Awards

Accreditations and Memberships



Study Links is a member of Safe Schools UK initiative – Safe Schools UK initiative was created after the UK government announced to the nation the roadmap to ending lockdown. Safe Schools UK initiative has been set up to allow schools to quickly and clearly communicate to students, parents and their communities the safety measures that will be in place.



Study Links is fully accredited by AEGIS – The Association for the Education & Guardianship of International Students. All of our processes are regularly inspected and audited by AEGIS to ensure that we maintain the highest level of service for the students in our care.



Study Links is accredited as a Living Wage employer. The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living in the UK. Employers choose to pay the Living Wage on a voluntary basis. The Living Wage enjoys cross party support, with public backing from the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition. The Living Wage Foundation recognises and celebrates the leadership shown by Living Wage employers across the UK. There are currently over 1,200 accredited employers. Read more here.

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Study Links is a member of the FSB – the Federation of Small Business. The FSB is the UK’s Leading Business Organisation and we’ve been supporting small businesses.

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Study Links is a member of the Bradford Chamber of Commerce. Bradford Chamber provides support services to all businesses across the district. They help businesses open up new markets, and ensure that their views are heard by those within local and national government.

Study Links’ Ailie Fan was in the 7th cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small businesses programme in 2014. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses helps entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital, and business support services. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

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Study Links took part in the Growth Accelerator programme in 2014. Growth Accelerator is a government-backed service offering support to businesses with the potential to improve and grow.

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Study Links are proud members of Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator.  Entrepreneur Accelerator choose carefully selected companies and provides the training and tools for them to grow.

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