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. 

Blog

Government’s use of student migration data ‘potentially misleading’

27 July 2017
UUK's Eleanor Jubb considers the report by the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) which says that the UK government's use of student migration data is 'potentially misleading'

International higher education in facts and figures

25 May 2017
Universities UK and UUKi publish International Higher Education in Facts and Figures 2017, a handy booklet with key stats on international students and higher education.