About us

More than just guardians.

Oxbridge Guardians pride themselves on their extensive knowledge of UK Education and passion for student safeguarding and development. This combination allows us to guarantee the highest possible service to our students, allowing them the ongoing support and guidance to meet their own personal academic goals.

Highly trusted

We’re accredited by AEGIS and have a proven record of successful guardianship and excellent feedback

Quality Schools

Our longstanding work with trusted UK School partners helps us to guarantee student success

Effective Communication

Bilingual staff allow us to efficiently provide clear and concise communication to all partners

24 Hour Support

Our dedicated team are available at any time to offer assistance to students, parents, schools and hosts

Gold Standard Accreditation is the most prestigious accolade that a guardianship organisation can hold and signifies the highest standards of safeguarding and care in the guardianship of international students.

Personalised support

We believe that the effective relationship between guardianship and education is crucial to student success.  We tailor our services to best meet the needs of the individual, offering a bilingual personal support officer to help with any cultural, academic or personal issues to ensure a conducive learning environment.

Academic focus

Our staff come from highly academic backgrounds, with years of experience working with intelligent students to meet their potential. With the academic knowledge, and experience of the UK Education system, we can support schools and students effectively, whilst communicating this with parents and agents in China.

Our ethos;

'Your success,
our pride.'

This underlines everything we do at Oxbridge Guardians. We ensure that students can work effectively, with a safe and supportive learning environment. Our experience in education and welfare is truly beneficial to each student’s journey whilst our communications and organisation allow for clarity and support for all other parties.

You can rest assured of our quality of service, as we’re accredited by AEGIS (Association for Educational Guardians for International Students in the UK) and have a strong history of successful work with a range of excellent schools.

Meet our team

Oxbridge Guardians have an excellent team of staff, with years of experience in education, welfare and business. The core management team lead the successful delivery of our services across the different areas of the UK and China, with each area vital for our success.

Helen Wu


As the Founder and Director of Oxbridge Guardians, Helen uses her wealth of experience to benefit each student’s journey with us. Helen founded this company to ensure that excellent Educational Guardianship was provided for every student. Due to her previous experiences as an international student in the UK, Helen is able to relate to the students we provide Guardianship for and assist with the cultural changes that students may experience. Helen’s worked in the international education industry for over a decade, after graduating from Leeds University with her Masters in Business.

Steph Gilbert

Designated Safeguarding Lead & Operations Manager

Steph’s worked with international students for over a decade, in a variety of roles specialising in student welfare, administration and operations. As the Designated Safeguarding Lead she works with schools, parents, host families and other agencies to ensure the best possible support for our students.  Steph leads the operations of the company to ensure that we’re meeting the legal, safeguarding and educational requirements, for all relevant parties. Steph manages our team of highly trusted Host Families, ensuring that they meet our requirements to provide the best environment for our students to live in.

Fiona Liu

Student Management

After completing her studies in China and the UK, Fiona joined the Oxbridge Guardians team as our Student Management Lead. Fiona oversees all student communication to ensure that students feel comfortable and have support from Oxbridge Guardians. She is supported by additional office staff and local coordinators to ensure that all students can feel happy to communicate freely with Oxbridge Guardians. Students, Schools and Parents can all speak with Fiona to ensure that there are clear channels of communications across the Oxbridge Guardians company, which improves the overall experience for all students.

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