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

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.

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.