Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students

What does this mean?

By choosing Cambridge Guardians you can be sure that your child is looked after to  the highest standards. The welfare of international students is essential to UK schools and colleges and the provision of trustworthy, caring and efficient guardianship is paramount to the student’s welfare. AEGIS, the Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students, is the authoritative association for inspecting and accrediting UK Guardianship Organisations in accordance with a strict Code of Practice and current child care legislation. 


This means Cambridge Guardians fully meets the AEGIS standards and requirements of care, safety and supervision in respect of the pastoral, social, cultural and educational welfare and wellbeing of international students studying in the UK.

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 one of AEGIS' accredited Guardianship Organisations, 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 2019 concluded that:  

Cambridge Guardians act as excellent support to parents, schools and students; they clearly forge excellent relationships with all parties. Everything needed to ensure all students are well cared for and progress in their studies are provided by Cambridge Guardians.

Visit the AEGIS website for more information.