Sean O'Connor

Sean O'Connor
Universities UK International
International Policy Adviser

​Sean is International Policy Adviser 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. 

Blog

What the British public really think about international students

13 April 2017
Karmjit Kaur, Head of Political Affairs at Universities UK, discusses the British public's perception of international students as an asset to the UK, and explains why international students should not be included in a net migration target.