25 March 2019
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Oxford Crown Ltd
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Oxfordcrown Limited is an educational consultancy specialising in the placement of students in British educational establishments.

The company was incorporated in England and Wales on 19 December 1996 with Alexander Bessey and Olga Valentinovna Nikolaeva as its sole shareholders and directors. The company number is 3294706. The company’s registered office is at 8 Tanners Court, St Martin’s Close, Norwich NR3 3HB and its bank accounts are held at Lloyds TSB, 95 George Street, Croydon CR9 2NS. The company’s accountants are Messrs Haines Watts, 97 Yarmouth Road, Norwich, Norfolk NR7 0HF; Tel:01603-700885.
Oxfordcrown Limited buys places on academic and English Language courses in schools of English as a Foreign Language, independent boarding schools and tertiary level institutions.

The places are sold to prospective students in Russia through its associated company and agency Oxfordcrown (Moscow) in Moscow.
Alexander Bessey’s role in the company is to manage the general administration of the company’s affairs, including receiving tuition fees transferred by the clients and settling the schools’ invoices. Olga Nikolaeva’s role as co-director is to oversee Oxfordcrown (Moscow) and its sub-agencies that sell places on the courses to students, manage the marketing strategies and issue pro-forma invoices which enable the clients to transfer tuition fees to Oxfordcrown Limited’s London account.

Alexander Bessey’s background is with the British Council in West Africa and in Russia and while in West Africa he served as Her Majesty’s Honorary Consul in Burkina Faso, for which he was awarded the MBE in 1992. Olga Nikolaeva’s background is in linguistics and teacher training at the Moscow State University.

Oxfordcrown Limited has been a member of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce since its incorporation and works in close collaboration with the British Embassy in Moscow and with the British Council. We are also an EnglishUK Partner Agency.