Student Recruitment Events

Connect and engage with motivated students from around the world to strengthen your student pipeline.

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Why choose QS events?

Flexible schedule

Choose events that meet your recruitment goals. Tour cities in target countries or regions and attend QS Discover fairs and QS Connect events the same day.

Lead generation

Download registration and attendee data of the events you attend to build your pipeline.


Access events community – QS briefing and insights before events, QS in-country representatives on the road and at events, plus networking with peers.

Beyond the event

Connect with prospective applicants through a comprehensive promotional strategy, with QS marketing in the region and exposure on

of event attendees intend to apply to a university six months after meeting at a QS event
of students say that a QS event put them in contact with a school they’d never heard of before
of students say that QS events have helped them make a study decision

Our Fall 2024 Events Schedule is live

Discover how we can help you recruit more students from your target markets.

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The QS events offer:

QS Discover

Our QS Discover fairs attract vast numbers of high-intent students and are ideal for generating applications, building your pipeline and increasing brand visibility.

Network with motivated master’s and MBA prospects from around the world and generate quality leads.

Learn more about QS Discover

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QS Connect

Match your institution with high-quality prospective students who have been specifically selected to meet your institution’s requirements.

Develop meaningful connections with prime master’s and MBA candidates in small, pre-scheduled meetings. Convert interest to application.

Learn more about QS Connect

Return on investment

“In just one year, we yielded more than 10 students from a single tour in India, resulting in over $700,000 gross revenue.”

Emily Dayton, University of California San Diego

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QS Student Recruitment Event FAQs

What is the difference between QS Connect and QS Discover?

QS Discover events are recruitment fairs where candidates speak to representatives from institutions, ask questions and gather information about your courses and campuses. At QS Discover, there are opportunities to take part in panel discussions or presentations to promote your brand to students.  

QS Connect events consist of 5x 25 minute sessions with prospective candidates pre-matched to your institution by AI. 

How does QS attract so many prospective students to their events?

QS has a large, multinational marketing team that uses a mix of digital, physical and social media marketing, and has relationships with hundreds of media partners to ensure the best quality candidates attend our events.

How do I know where the event will be held in the cities?

Logistics such as location, transport options and hotel recommendations are available on QS Outreach.

What is included when I attend an event?

Join a QS event and you’ll benefit from:

  • Expert support from our experienced customer success team plus on-the-day event support
  • Media assets to promote your event presence on your social and marketing channels
  • Opportunities to take part in a panel or share your institution’s unique perspective and USPs 
  • Access to the registration list before the start of the event 
  • Access to the full registration list post-event 
  • Access to an app to scan, rate and export your hot leads from the event 
  • Social events, tours and group activities (varies by region)
What support is offered from QS?

QS has a wealth of data and insights to prepare you to get the best ROI from our events.  

Each client has a dedicated Customer Success Manager to answer any questions you may have. 

At QS fairs, each client gets access to a lead capture app to easily keep track of all your prospective student interactions.

Each client gets access to QS Outreach, an event management platform which provides all the logistical information you will need at the touch of a button.  

QS Outreach also gives you up-to-date candidate registration data, access to review your QS Connect meetings and lead downloads.

I don't represent a business school, is QS right for me?

QS events attract a broad audience of candidates looking for courses a range of subjects. Your QS Account Manager can tell you which locations will help you to meet your recruitment goals.

I represent a business school, which QS events are right for me?

Business and management represent the most popular choices among our prospective students. View our schedule for where we are holding specialist QS Discover and QS Connect events for MBA candidates specifically.

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Events are just one part of our end to end Student Recruitment offer. Explore the full range of our student recruitment solutions and discover how our team of experts can help you achieve your objectives.

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