The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students (AEGIS) is concerned with the welfare and well-being of international students at British boarding schools. AEGIS was founded in 1994. It brings together schools and organisations interested in the guardianship of school children. It provides a forum for best practice in this area by organising workshops and conferences. AEGIS is based in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. It was granted charitable status in 2005.