Why choose Acumen?

We all need an edge in today’s competitive international education landscape. What worked for you in the past won’t be enough to succeed today. Let Acumen help you reach your international student recruitment goals, find the right partners, understand your ideal market with insights, and launch new global initiatives.

Our track record speaks for itself – one out of five Indian students studying in the UK is an Acumen student, as is one out of every four Nepalese students. We deliver excellence in education consulting, advisory, and delivery throughout India, South and South East Asia, and beyond. We know what you need to thrive, not only for today, but in the future.

With Acumen as your internationalisation partner, we help you navigate the entire journey from start to finish.

Changing lives and accelerating growth in the education sector, through globalisation and innovation. 

  • Trusted by hundreds of education partners globally over the past 15 years. 
  • A truly global organisation, with local presence in over 20 countries.
  • 16+ universities in the QS Top 100 work with Acumen.

Why choose Acumen?

If you are an educational institution looking to enter a new market or increase your intake, you should choose Acumen. We have been providing over a decade of service to over 350 partners in 20 different countries who want to expand their institutions on an international level.

We partner with 16 of the world’s top 100 universities and have a 90% client retention rate. This means that we provide results to our clients.

Whether you are looking for research and information about entering a new educational market, looking for talent from a new country or are wanting to learn more about legal regulations, we have the insight to help you.


How Acumen can help...

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Operating where you are, delivering where you want to be.

Acumen's team of education professionals are ready to champion your education business or institution in India, South and South East Asia, North America, and beyond.
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Insight & Advisory
Driving results with data and intel.

Acumen's research team conduct surveys, market research, consult, and advise globally ambitious education partners by ensuring they have the necessary insight to put effective plans in place.

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Enrolment support
Diversifying has never been so easy.

Acumen enable globally ambitious institutions to find, match, and secure the ideal students for your institution, with our expert enrolment team and lightening fast followup, every time.
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TNE Matchmaker: The world’s first AI-powered partnership finder

Our TNE Matchmaker searches through thousands of courses compiled across universities in South and South East Asia to find the best fit partner for you in real-time.
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Global Presence, Local Knowledge

With 10+ headquarters, and on-the-ground presence in over 20 countries, we are the experts at taking local knowledge and expanding it globally. 


Research-led Innovation

Our robust global research capabilities mean that every Acumen solution is steeped in data and industry insights to give you the best outcome possible.


Industry-leading Support Structure

When you partner with Acumen, you partner with the entire Sannam S4 Group network dedicated to your success from end-to-end. 


Trusted by Institutions, Loved by Students

Acumen representatives are brand evangelists for your institution, championing your brand with potential students. Their compelling energy and commitment is felt by the students they encounter, uplifting application volumes.


End-to-End Support

We’re there every step of the way providing recommendations, resources, guidance, hiring, accounting, back office support, and everything in between that’s needed to achieve positive results.


Practitioner-led Expertise

Acumen are the people in the know. We are able to offer guidance, because we’ve been there, doing what you’re doing. To support our clients continuously developing needs, we partner with global experts, embedded in the international higher education community.