Monday February 14th, Vancouver, Canada and Princeton, New Jersey
ILSC Education Group and ELS Educational Services, Inc. are pleased to announce the merger of their businesses effective February 14, 2022, creating one of the largest and most diverse global education travel providers.
ILSC recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and ELS has been in business for over 60 years. Both companies have a proven track record of leadership in international education, have won numerous industry awards, and have provided transformative learning and living experiences to well over a million international students. A combined ILSC/ELS will provide its students and business partners the extensive expertise and experience of two superb educational organizations, and an enhanced offering of programs and destinations.
Paul Schroeder, CEO of ILSC and Curt Uehlein, CEO of ELS said “We are excited to be bringing two organizations with such rich histories together to offer the international student community multiple options to pursue their language, higher education and career goals in three of the most popular destination countries for study abroad programs. We are convinced that a merged organization will provide enhanced choices and experiences to all students.”
The company will continue to operate as ILSC and Greystone College in Australia, Canada, and India (15 centres) and as ELS in the United States (currently 12 centres). The company will maintain all current support and communications contacts for our customers and partners - students, recruitment agents, regulatory agencies, and industry associations, and more than 800 university partners around the world.
Paul Schroeder, CEO
For more than 60 years, students have chosen ELS to achieve their English language goals. With 12 class levels, state-of-the-art language technology centers, multiple testing services and university admission assistance, ELS ensures success through our personalized approach and commitment to student achievement.
At 12 locations across the USA in partnership with over 650 universities, ELS has helped more than 1.2 million students from over 143 countries around the world learn English quickly and effectively.