GuardMe is the only travel insurance intermediary that specialises in the international education industry

You can count on us

GuardMe International Student Insurance is one of the world’s largest and most trusted insurance service providers to agencies and educational institutions. For over a quarter of a century, GuardMe has supported millions of students during their studies abroad. Our insurance policies are designed specifically to meet the needs of the international education marketplace. GuardMe is a specialist international education intermediary, working with educators, consultants and associations all across Europe whose students travel on study abroad and exchange programmes, camps, language courses, internships and more. We support partners at each level of education from primary, secondary and boarding schools up to colleges and universities.

Who we insure

  • International students travelling anywhere in the world
  • An immediate family member or dependent accompanying a student attending a course
  • Study abroad students
  • Teachers, school faculty and staff

Why work with us?

25+ Years of Experience

Award winning service providers with over 25 years' experience as a specialist international education intermediary.

Ease of Access

Access policy information directly from our portal and chat with our multilingual staff.

Worldwide Coverage

Travel insurance that covers your students, staff and faculty anywhere in the world.

100% Flexibility

No minimum quotas, policy purchases or fixed-term contracts.

Custom-Designed Policies

Our trusted insurance products provide extensive coverage and optional benefits such as cancellation protection.

24/7 Emergency Support

Students can instantly connect directly to a doctor on their phone, tablet or computer.

Empathy ● Collaboration ● Integrity

Founded in 1998, GuardMe regularly gives back to the community it serves in the form of resources, scholarships and funding. President and Founder Keith Segal explains, “We feel that international education is the best tool for changing the world as it allows students to experience, investigate, understand and respect other cultures and ways of living. At GuardMe, we want to help international students on their path to success."

Generously giving back to our education partners and global community

As the industry's top international education insurance provider, GuardMe annually services over 250,000 international students around the world. Caring about our partners and the students we insure is truly at the heart of everything we do and for this reason, we firmly believe in giving back to those in need. Over the years, GuardMe has donated millions in funding to support our industry, its students and the institutions that inspire tomorrow's leaders. Below are just a few articles that highlight our commitment to global citizenship.

  • GuardMe donates CAN$500,000 to Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada to support the expansion of a tutoring centre as well as fund bursaries and scholarships for international students. (Dec 2014)
  • GuardMe donates CAN$400,000 to Georgian College in Canada to help expand its international services and infrastructure. (Oct 2015)
  • Global insurance provider GuardMe donates CAN$1.4 million to Toronto-based Centennial College to fund overseas student initiatives such as new comprehensive global learning experiences for students. (Apr 2016)
  • The Segal family donates CAN$1.55 million to support the development, equipment and furnishings for Niagara College's new Segal Family International Centre. The funds will also provide scholarships and bursaries to international students attending NC and students undertaking semester exchanges, internships and co-ops abroad. (Apr 2019)
  • The Keith & Sharon Segal Fund for International Musical Development will be created following a donation of CAN$1 million to Sheridan College. (Sept 2020)