Who
we are

OK Student was founded in 2008 with a simple purpose: help students unlock their full potential by supporting them to navigate the application process for studying abroad and making sure they settle in well. Over the last 14 years we have helped more than 12.000 students achieve their dreams of studying abroad.

Read our story and discover how we got here! 

Our success is explained by our passionate staff, most of whom have studied abroad, and understand how an international academic experience can shape one’s life. Today, we are proud to say that our extensive experience in academic counselling and application support are a guarantee that you will go as far as you are capable to! 

Focus on learning, we take care of the rest

To turn young people into winners, supporting them to find their academic path so they can achieve their full potential, both personally and professionally.

To be a higher education global player, bringing talented students and first-class universities together to advance in knowledge and contribute to a more diverse, inclusive, and developed world.

 Human connection, change, and empowerment are our values. We believe in putting people first and creating a culture of change and opportunity.

Our Story

2008

As an alumni student from a UK university, André Rosendo founded OK Student with a small office in Seixal, Portugal.

2015

Lisbon and Porto (Portugal) office inauguration. OK Student team grew from 3 to 20 members.

2016

OK Student opened two more offices in Portugal.

Expansion to Spain started with OK Estudiante.

2017

Reached 5,000 students enrolled and opened 3 more offices in Portugal.

Awarded Outstanding Partner UK Award and Outstanding Partner Worldwide Award by Navitas.

2018

Opened one more office in Coimbra, the home of Portugal’s oldest university.

Awarded the Most Student-Focused Representative Award (Europe) and Representative of the Year Award (Europe) by the University of Hertfordshire.

2019

Acquisition of Klensein, expanding our services in Spain and Latin America.

Opened OK Student in Évora (Portugal) and Sevilla (Spain), reaching a total of 9 offices in Portugal and 2 in Spain.

Awarded Best Educational Offer to the UK by Premios Comunidad de Madrid.

2021

12,000 students enroled in UK Universities.

Reached 100+ partner universities.

Awarded Agent Award for Europe and Outstanding Global Agency by Navitas.

2022

OK Student started to partner with universities in new countries to offer even more possibilities to our students.

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