Alicia Luba

Alicia Luba is the Consultancy Director at Dukes Education and has been working with students, families and our corporate partners since 2013. She is an expert on Oxbridge Applications as well as Schools Placements and UK universities, having travelled around the world advising students and parents on our behalf. Alicia has worked in the key territories of Nigeria, China, the Gulf states and, most recently, Russia. She has a first-class degree from Oxford in English Literature and an MA from Kings College London specialising in Shakespeare.

Candida Cave

Candida trained at the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford and studied History of Art with the University of Buckingham. She founded the college with a colleague in 1978 and has been Principal of the college since then. Candida is also a practising painter & playwright. Her plays have been performed at the Royal Academy, British Museum, Tate Britain, the National Portrait Gallery, London theatres, and for the British Councils in Florence, Bologna & Rome.

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Fine Arts College,
41-43 England's Lane,
United Kingdom

James Bailey

After graduating with a BA in Economic and Social History, James taught English as a Second Language for three years in China, Switzerland and the UK, specialising in assisting teenage learners. Following two years honing his interview skills in market research, he returned to the education sector and joined Dukes Education in September 2015. James provides HR support for the whole Group assisting with recruitment, training and compliance.