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Celia Partridge

Universities UK International
Assistant Director, Partnerships and Mobility

Celia leads UUKi’s work on transnational education and outward student mobility as well as its range of strategic partnerships, including with BEIS on Newton/GCRF, Mitacs in Canada and UKIERI for Study in India.

Celia began her career in international education as International Officer at the Royal College of Music and later at the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA), where she led on the Prime Minister’s Initiative for International Education. She has also managed Barclays UK flagship community investment programme.  As a consultant, her work has included strategic reviews, programme development and sustainability strategy, in both the private and public sectors, including charities Global Action Plan and Women in Sport, lottery operator Camelot and the Business and Sustainable Development Commission. She has a degree in French & Hispanic Studies from the University of Birmingham and joined UUKi in 2017.