International marketing and recruitment

Headed by Lauren Prone, the International Office ensures Birkbeck attracts a diverse community of students from overseas by supporting the student journey from pre-application to arrival on campus. Our work includes:

  • visiting education recruitment fairs, schools and universities
  • meeting prospective students
  • organising prospective student and alumni events
  • visiting international partners and local scholarship agencies
  • market research and analysis
  • course-specific promotional activity
  • communication with prospective international students
  • creating international advertising and marketing campaigns
  • supporting scholarship and bursary programmes.


  • Head of International Marketing and Recruitment +44 (0) 20 7380 3245. Responsible for the Americas, including USA, Canada and Brazil.
  • Senior International Officer +44 (0) 20 7380 3241. Responsible for Southeast Asia and Australiasia, including Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia.
  • International Marketing Officer +44 (0) 20 7380 3242. Responsible for South Asia, the Middle East, including India, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Turkey and UK International.
  • International Marketing Officer +44 (0) 20 7380 3244. Responsible for East Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea.
  • International Marketing and Recruitment Assistant +44 (0) 20 7380 3245. Responsible for student enquiries, oversight of Europe and Africa, communications and social media.

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