Study
Abroad

The Study Abroad Sector Panel represents a diverse range of youth travel programmes with a strong academic component and emphasis on participants’ learning. This includes programmes such as educational tours, experiential learning, language studies, secondary and tertiary education, skill-based and vocational training and other education-focused experiences.

The Study Abroad Sector Panel provides support to organisations producing and/or selling such programmes, and facilitates their success and growth.

Objectives

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Trading

Offer a varied networking environment by expanding and diversifying the WYSE member base, creating benchmark industry events, and supporting customised trading connections.
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Research

Provide members with the data to guide strategic decisions and arm the sector with advocacy tools by driving focused research.
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Education

Produce learning opportunities and foster best practice through delivering sector-relevant educational content at our events, webinars and peer-to-peer discussion platforms.
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Advocacy

Support and protect the sector through research-based PR campaigns. The Panel helps define the sector’s future by involving members in high-level discussions about its development and subsequently ensuring the sector’s wider outreach by representing it among global players and industry thought leaders.

Explore our directory of market intelligence

The Youth Travel Industry and COVID-19

The Student Traveller

New Horizons IV

Millennial Traveller II

Trading opportunities

The hostel business conference
Amsterdam | 26 – 27 January 2023

Work Experience Travel Market &
IAPA Annual Conference (WETM-IAC)
Athens | 18 – 20 March 2023

World Youth & Student Travel Conference (WYSTC)
Lisbon | 13 – 15 September 2023

Sector Panel members

The Sector Panel is here to support WYSE Travel Confederation members. If you have any questions regarding the Study Abroad Sector Panel, please get in touch here.
The below Panel Members begin their term on 1 January 2023.

Nina Slupphaugh

Study Abroad chair
Vice President Operations
Educatius Group

Fabiana Martilotta

Director
Viajeros Sin Fronteras

Terri Hamilton

Manager of International Travel & Student Services
Brigham Young University

Kevin Morgan

Chairman
Academic Language Solutions – iTEP

Jason Nusser

Vice President of International Business Development & Operations
Greenheart International