The International Office Team

If you require any assistance, the International Office team are ready to help and advise you. Please complete the enquiry form and we will respond to your enquiry promptly. If you cannot use the enquiry form for any reason, you can also contact us by:

Telephone: +44 121 204 4888 

Fax: +44 121 204 3888 

Wendy Yip

Wendy Yip

Director, International Development

Responsible for providing a key lead for the University’s collaborations and partnerships

Wendy works closely with the senior management team on the University's global engagement strategy and is a key member of the University’s International Strategy Committee, which ensures that the strategic direction includes international student experience at the heart of the University.

David Tobin

David Tobin

Head of International Recruitment 

Responsible for the University's international marketing and student recruitment

David works closely with the PVC International and senior management on the University's international marketing and recruitment strategy. In addition, David also manages several key international markets

  • East Asia (Japan, Korea)
  • South East Asia (Thailand, Vietnam)
  • Europe (EU, Norway, Switzerland)
Katy Friend

Katy Friend

International Officer

Responsible for Responsible for:

  • South East Asia (Malaysia, Singapore)
  • South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka)
Tom Austin

Thomas Austin

International Officer

Responsible for:

  • Africa (Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda)
  • Middle East counties (Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey)
Yuliya Whittem

Yuilya Whittem

Senior International Officer

Responsible for:

  • Former CIS countries (Azerbaijan, Russia)
  • Middle East countries (except Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt)
  • South East Asia (Indonesia, Brunei)

Pengbo Song 

International Officer

Responsible for:

  • East Asia (China, Hong Kong)
Jane Dunn

Jane Dunn 

International Office Manager 

Responsible for:

  • International students studying in the UK



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