Sean O'Connor

Sean O'Connor
Universities UK International
Head of International Engagement (non-EU)

​Sean is the Head of International Engagement at Universities UK International, with oversight of policy work across the Americas, Middle East and North Africa and Asia regions. 

Prior to this he was Policy lead for the Americas region, and before joining UUKi, Sean worked for Canning House, the centre for UK-Latin America relations in London, where he was in charge of government relations, corporate membership and major events, working on behalf of UK businesses operating in the Latin America region.

Sean studied for a degree in Modern Languages at the University of Bristol before reading for a Master's in Latin American Studies at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London. 


Go International – try more, do more, fear less

1 November 2017
Simmone Mclean, student at the University of Northampton, discusses her life-changing experience of studying abroad as part of her degree.

Further developments on student migration data

24 August 2017
As the Home Office and Office for National Statistics release new migration data, UUK's Eleanor Jubb analyses the implications for the higher education sector.