Meet the Team
The UCD Global Leadership Team is based in Dublin and oversees all of UCD Global's activities.
Director, International Student Recruitment
Una leads the International Student Recruitment Team in Dublin and the UCD Global Centres, setting the overall direction for the University’s international student recruitment strategy across key international education markets. Una works in partnership with Shauna Hughes, Director of Global Relations, Partnerships and Mobility, to provide the vision, strategic leadership and management of UCD Global to realise the ambitions set out in UCD’s Global Engagement Strategy 2021-2024.
Director, Global Relations, Partnerships and Mobility
Shauna leads the Global Relations, Partnerships and Mobility Team, on the development of existing and new global relations, partnerships and mobilities, guiding UCD’s academic leaders in developing partnerships and supporting mobility initiatives. Shauna works in partnership with Una Watkins, Director of International Student Recruitment, to provide the vision, strategic leadership and management of UCD Global to realise the ambitions set out in UCD’s Global Engagement Strategy 2021-2024.
Associate Director, Learning Abroad
Enda heads up Learning Abroad which comprises of the Study Abroad and Student Mobility teams. These two teams lead on all aspects of incoming and outgoing student Learning Abroad worldwide, including year & trimester long and short-term programmes, and the related partnership and programme development.
Associate Director, Global Relations and Partnerships
Eve heads up the Global Relations and Partnerships team. She leads on the development and implementation of strategies and annual work plans, whilst managing multiple key projects and initiatives across the global relations, partnerships and networks portfolio.
International Operations Manager
Colm manages the Operations Team, supporting core operations such as financial management, governance and regulatory compliance. This includes leading on and managing the establishment and operation of UCD’s overseas Global Centres.
Global Experience Manager
Caroline manages the Global Experience Team and works closely with colleagues across UCD to develop international student supports, student engagement, intercultural awareness, and global engagement opportunities for students and staff.