Ivy College becomes first Australian business and education provider to win prestigious 2015 International Service Excellence Award


Sydney, – 22 March, 2016 – Australian online education provider and innovation leader, Ivy College has been named global winner of the esteemed “International Service Excellence Award” (medium business category) by the International Council of Customer Service Organisations (ICCSO). These awards are recognised as the premier service awards around the globe.

Not only is Ivy the first Australian business to win this prestigious international customer service accolade, it’s also the first education provider in the history of the awards to be selected. Past winners include DHL, Microsoft Dynamics and Wells Fargo.

“We’re extremely proud to be acknowledged as one of the world’s top companies for customer service excellence and the first education provider to win” said founder and CEO of Ivy College, Peter Mobbs.

“Ivy was founded with one clear mission, to provide a personalised experience for customers to enable choice and opportunity. With customer service excellence at the very heart of our business model, every process, service and product exists to meet the unique needs of our customers” said Mobbs.

Ivy credits its success to its innovative use of technology combined with a deeply engrained customer-centric culture.

The criteria for the International Service Excellence Awards is based on the International Customer Service Standard (ICSS), which provides a comprehensive and practical framework to assist organisations deliver consistently high levels of service. The awards are the world’s top customer service recognition for organisations and individuals that excel in service around the globe.

About Ivy College:

Established in 2009, Ivy Institute Pty Ltd trading as Ivy College (RTO Code 40718), is a private education institution that delivers accredited vocational education and training to students across business & management, event management, beauty therapy, natural therapies and design & technology niches.

Ivy College is the New South Wales and Australian winner of the Australian Service Excellence Awards 2015.

Ivy College has been ranked Australia’s 4th Most Innovative Company by BRW in 2015.

In February 2015 Ivy College became a 1:1:1 Company, committed to donating:

  • 1% of profit (via charitable donations)
  • 1% of product (via student scholarships), and
  • 1% of time (via each staff member volunteering 4 days per year).

Media Enquiries:

Katie Murphy (Head of Marketing, Ivy College)
+61 401 686 187