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Stephanie Kleynhans

Universities UK International
Policy Officer, Europe

​As well as providing more general support across the team, Stephanie's main focus is on European higher education, including the Erasmus+ programme and the Bologna Process. 

Stephanie also supports UUKi's work on the implications of Brexit for UK higher education and bilateral engagement with European countries, as well as managing the Europe network.

Prior to working at UUKi, Stephanie worked for former Shadow Minister for Higher Education Shabana Mahmood MP in her constituency office in Birmingham as well as with a small political communications company and local Birmingham City Councillor during the 2015 General Election. Stephanie grew up in the UK, Italy and Brunei and holds a BA in English Literature and an​ MA in International Relations, both from the University of Birmingham.​