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, International Student Recruitment
Working closely with Una Watkins, Deirdre provides leadership to the Dublin-based International Student Recruitment and Admissions teams and UCD's network of Global Centres overseas.
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.
Associate Director, Global Community
Caroline manages the Global Community 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.
International Operations Manager
Laura is responsible for the establishment, administration and governance of UCD’s network of overseas Global Centres. In addition, the position leads on key operations and resource management functions for UCD Global, ensuring quality and consistency of approach across the unit in Dublin and overseas. The position works closely with the Global Engagement Finance Manager and intersects with senior managers in each of the key administrative support units.
HR & Projects Officer
Roslyn manages the Global Engagement Administrative Support Team. She handles all HR matters for UCD Global and leads on the implementation of UCD Global’s HR Strategy to support the delivery of the UCD Global Engagement Strategy 2021-2024.