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International Partnerships

The International Partnerships Team supports the University's global profile by developing academic partnerships, networks and alliances overseas.

The International Partnerships Team manage the University’s strategic partnerships. Our expertise lies in the development and maintenance of networks and relationships, and the management of agreements with partners.

We can offer expert advice and provide data and intelligence on the sector globally.

Our responsibilities include:

  • managing the IRO funding schemes, and horizon scanning for external opportunities
  • managing the Bath Global Chair programme
  • developing European partnerships, including Erasmus+ staff mobility
  • developing global communities of practice to support citizenship in Higher Education, civic engagement, and institutional innovation
  • developing transnational education and research training opportunities
  • managing relationships with university faculties and departments
  • organising delegations and hosting international visitors
  • showcasing successful partnership activities


  • Tracey Stenson Jukes

    IRO Operations Manager and International Partnerships Manager (Education)
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    Tracey manages the IRO and supports the University's global profile and ambitions by developing strategic public partnerships and networks overseas.

  • Ruth Roberts

    International Ministry and Sponsor Liaison Manager
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    Ruth supports the University's engagement with local and international Ministries and Sponsors of international students.

  • Sarah Turner

    International Partnerships Officer
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    Sarah supports the University's internationalisation ambitions by aiding the development and implementation of collaborative partnerships and networks.

  • Emma Milk

    International Projects Officer
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    Emma is responsible for planning and managing projects within the International Relations Office.

  • Oleksandra Tarchenko

    International Rankings Project Officer
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    Oleksandra is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the University’s institutional submissions to several international rankings.

  • Annabelle Deakin

    International Relations Office Administrator
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    Annabelle provides wide-ranging administrative support for the International Relations Office. She is also PA to the Director of International Relations.