Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students

AEGIS Gold Standard Accreditation

By choosing Cambridge Guardians you can be sure that your child is looked after to  the highest standards of care in guardianship and safeguarding of international students. 

The welfare of international students is essential to UK schools and colleges and choosing a trustworthy, caring and efficient guardianship organisation is paramount to the student’s welfare. 

AEGIS Gold Standard Accreditation is the most prestigious accolade that a guardianship organisation can hold and signifies that Cambridge Guardians provide the highest standards of safeguarding and care in the guardianship of international students.

AEGIS offers participating Guardianship Organisations ongoing training and development opportunities, inspections and accreditation. This ensures that parents and students can be confident in their choice of an AEGIS accredited Guardianship Organisation.

As an AEGIS Gold Standard Accredited Guardianship Organisation, parents choosing Cambridge Guardians can be sure that their child will receive high quality guardianship and support during their stay in the UK.

AEGIS re-accreditation inspection report 2024 concluded that:  

Cambridge Guardians ... aim to provide a bespoke and individually tailored programme of support for each student, with safety and care at the forefront. All evidence provided at this reaccreditation would indicate that they are successful in meeting these aims.

Visit the AEGIS website for more information.

Our Commitment To Safeguarding and Child Protection

Cambridge Guardians are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safeguarding, child protection and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. We understand that everyone who works with or comes into contact with children has a role to play in safeguarding them. Cambridge Guardians requires all staff and host family members to recognise their responsibility towards keeping children safe. All staff and volunteers are expected to have a clear understanding of the rights, needs and views of children and young people and should consider, at all times, what is in their best interests.