The Value of History


As an alumni student from a UK University, André Rosendo founded OK Estudante with a small office in Seixal, Portugal.


Creation of Vermilion Group (VG) to support the brand with the B2B activities.


VG founded Ucademics, an 100% online agency that won the Big App award by Facebook, competing with over 400 projects from 27 countries.


Lisbon and Porto office inauguration. The OK Estudante team grew from 3 to 20 members.


OK Estudante opened the brand’s first two franchises in Portugal. Expansion to Spain started with OK Estudiante.


Reached 5.000 students enrolled and opened 3 more franchises in Portugal.

Award Outstanding Partner UK Award, Navitas – OK Estudante

Award Outstanding Partner Worldwide Award, Navitas – OK Estudante


Opened one more franchise in the most educational city in Portugal: Coimbra. 

Most Student-Focused Representative Award (Europe), University of Hertfordshire – OK Estudante

Representative of the year Award (Europe), University of Hertfordshire – OK Estudante


Opened another OK Estudante franchise in Évora (Portugal) and the first franchise in Sevilla (Spain), coming to a total of 9 offices in Portugal and 2 in Spain. Launch of OK Student brand and office in Nottingham, UK. Acquisition of Klensein agency, expanding our services in Spain and Latin America.

Award Best Educational Offer to the UK, Premios Comunidad de Madrid – OK Estudiante


12.000 students enrolled in UK Universities. OK Estudante is rebranded as OK Student. OK Estudiante and Klensein merged into Klensein powered by OK Estudiante. Reached 100+ partner Universities.

Award Agent Award for Europe, Navitas – Vermilion Group

Award Outstanding Global Agency, Navitas – Vermilion Group


Vermilion Group started to partner with Universities in new countries to offer even more possibilities to our students.