IES University Prep

About IES University Prep


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International Education Solutions (IES) was launched in 2020 and brings together a team of experts in all aspects of international education. The IES University Prep division focuses on providing talented international students from across Asia with advice, help and guidance with their applications for places at the world’s top universities.


  • Advice on choice of universities and courses
  • Essential Preparation for applications
  • The application including Personal Statements, essays and Personal Profile
  • Preparation for interviews
  • Preparation for application and entrance tests
  • Bespoke 1:1 concierge service
  • Packages for students applying for Medicine, Oxford and Cambridge, Ivy League, Art and Design.


James Burnett
Director of University Services

James has been advising students on university entrance for over 20 years. He is the author of numerous books on university entrance and is a well-known speaker at conferences, schools and education events throughout Asia. James was Principal of two independent colleges in London, and International Director for the MPW group of schools and colleges before setting up his own education consultancy. He has helped students from China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and other countries in Asia to gain places at the top universities in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia.

IES University Prep’s counsellors, based in China, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City have impressive backgrounds, with many years’ experience in advising students and parents on university entrance, and academic backgrounds that include successful applications to Oxford University, Cambridge University, St Andrew’s University, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and other prestigious institutions.

Contact us to find out more, or to arrange a free consultation to discuss your future study plans

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