Welcome to Pioneer

Pioneer is the leading academic consultancy provider that was recently featured in the I and the Observer as one of the top innovative learning companies in the UK.

Based in London, Pioneer provides university admissions consultancy and study skills training for both UK and international students. Using innovative learning management system (LMS), technology-enhanced learning tools, and research-informed pedagogical practices, we prepare students for UK higher education. 

University admissions

We are the specialist UK university admissions consultancy provider, offering personalised support and guidance for UK and international students applying to universities across all academic disciplines (Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and subjects. To find out more, visit our university admissions consultancy page.

Study skills

One factor in determining how students choose their courses and engage with their learning is their ability to study. Our team consisting of academics, researchers, and industry practitioners can perform diagnostic test for students and provide personalised training to develop study skills throughout university admissions process. To find out more, visit our study skills training page. 


From proofreading to formatting manuscripts (theses, dissertations, and research papers), Pioneer focuses on honing your academic writing skills through feedback and consulting report. To find out more, visit our editing services page.

Our mission

To develop university students' skills for UK higher education.

Our Services

Our values


Our technology enhanced consulting services are led by academics and driven by well-established pedagogical practices.


Transparency is at the heart of our business operation. It implies openness, communications, and accountability.


We promote ourselves in an ethical (i.e. doing the right thing) and professional manner (i.e. doing it well).

Privacy and Confidentiality

We never share information with third parties without your informed consent.

Our consultants

Our consultants are academics, researchers, and industry practitioners in the UK. In addition, they received their both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from UK universities. That is, our consultants possess in-depth understanding of UK higher education. Having both academic and practitioner expertise make our consultants professionally competent in delivering our services.

Dr Mohammad Islam

DBA, MBA, BA (Hons)

Mohammad Islam is a scholar and practitioner of entrepreneurship, specialises in nascent entrepreneurs’ venture idea emergence process. He received his doctorate in nascent entrepreneurs’ entrepreneurial opportunity recognition process from London Metropolitan University. Prior to his doctoral degree, he received his MBA (International) with Distinction and BA (Hons) Applied Accounting with First-Class from Anglia Ruskin University. 

Mohammad has been immensely interested in developing skills for study since his university life. His interest is reflected in the activities Pioneer does today. To date, he has mentored several postgraduate research, taught, and undergraduate students. 

Mohammad is a passionate qualitative researcher and an avid academic writer. Establishing a philosophical framework, doing thematic data analysis, and building inductive arguments fascinate him immensely. He regularly attends research developmental workshops, mainly in the UK. 


Mohammad Farhad Hasan

MSc, MBA, BEng (Hons)

Mohammad Farhad Hasan is an ISP network designer at British Telecommunications (BT) Plc. He received his MSc in computer networking with Merit from London Metropolitan University, MBA (International) from Anglia Ruskin University, London, and BEng in computer networking with First-Class Honours from London South Bank University.

Here at Pioneer, Farhad consults prospective (UK and International) students mainly about their STEM subject choices. Many prospective students found his consultancy highly insightful.

MD Naiem Miah

PhD researcher, MBA, BSc (Hons)

Md Naiem Miah is a PhD researcher and an academic at the University of Greenwich, London. His research investigates how public-private partnership creates social value in developing economies. Along with his research, he teaches MBA students Foundations of Scholarships and Research module. 

Naiem received his MBA in international business with Merit from the University of Greenwich and BSc (Hons) in management and business administration from Manchester Metropolitan University.  

B M Assaduzzaman Shamim

LLM, LLB (Hons)

B M Assaduzzaman Shamim is a senior caseworker specialised in immigration law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) at Hamlet Solicitors LLP. Also, he is an accredited civil commercial mediator at ADR ODR International, an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX), and a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Shamim received his both LLM in international business law and LLB (Hons) in law from BPP University Law School. Currently, he is undertaking his Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) to become a qualified Barrister.

Why us?

1-2-1 academic support

Formative feedback and consulting report

Skills for higher education

Delivering in partnership with renowned learning providers

Expert consultants

UK graduates and industry practitioners

Academic consulting

Shaped by latest research and driven by pedagogical practices

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