Supporting bodies

ILEA, International Live Events Association

The Event Academy are proud to be the preferred training supplier for ILEA – the leading global association for the creative events professional.

Our partnership gives us a fantastic opportunity to build and develop relationships with other industry members who literally span the globe. There are 6,000 plus members from the UK to the US, from Canada to Australia, the Middle East to Central Europe, Turkey, India, Hong Kong and Singapore.

It’s a lot of members with a lot of networking opportunities and The Event Academy have an incredibly privileged access to the events and meetings that these members attend.

In the UK ILEA concentrates efforts on connecting industry peers through trade shows and exhibitions as well as providing events for networking. With inspirational speakers (including key members of our team), ILEA events give members access to unique and exclusive learning experiences plus insights into the latest industry know how.

ILEA have kindly offered two of our students the opportunity to join the ‘Mistletoe Committee’ to help be part of the team who organise the biggest event of the year for the organisation. In addition all The Event Academy students are eligible for a student membership of ILEA at just £35 a year. For more information on ILEA and the events that they provide see here

ILEA are sponsored and associate with the leading global events agencies, venues and destination from Imagination to George P Johnson, from Propellor to Confex, from The Westminster Collection to Tourism Ireland.

National Union of Students

The National Union of Students (NUS) is a voluntary membership organisation which makes a real difference to the lives of students and its member students’ unions.

They are a confederation of 600 students’ unions, amounting to more than 95% of all higher and further education unions in the UK. Through their member students’ unions, they represent the interests of more than seven million students.

They promote, defend and extend the rights of students and develop and champion strong students’ unions. As students of The Event Academy, you can benefit from our NUS affiliation by signing

As students of The Event Academy, you can benefit from our NUS affiliation by signing up for an NUS extra card, which entitles to you discounts and offers at major UK retailers, insurance and travel companies. You can find out more about the NUS on their website, or find out about the 160+ savings on great brands on their website:

Sign up for your NUS extra card by clicking here

Student Oyster Photocard

As a participating education establishment registered with the TFL scheme we can offer all our full-time students the opportunity to get an 18+ Student Oyster photocard, this will help in getting around London.

If you are:

• Aged 18 and over

• Enrolled on one of our full-time courses

• Living at a London address during term time

With an 18+ Student Oyster Photocard you can save 30% against the price of adult rate Travelcards and Bus & Tram passes.

Apply for your 18+ Oyster Photocard by clicking here


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