Meet the International Office 

Our team of dedicated and experienced staff are here to support you throughout your time as an International student at Cardiff Metropolitan University.


Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) Professor Mohamed Loutfi




Pro- Vice Chancellor (International) Professor Mohamed Loutfi
Deputy Head, International Office      Sharon Johnstone
International Recruitment and Marketing Manager Adrian Baird
International Student Support Manager
Natalie Buckland
International Development Manager Anna Dukes

The International Marketing Team are responsible for travelling overseas to offer you help and guidance on applying to study at the University. Much of our work involves attending Exhibitions, events, making visits to schools, our partners and advisers. Details of our visits can be found on our Country Specific Information pages.

Our Admissions Team provide all the information you need in relation to your application to study at Cardiff Met and will process your admissions letters and enquiries.

International Recruitment and Marketing Manager
Adrian Baird

Senior International Marketing Officer Greg Chen
International Marketing Officers



Nicola Brabyn
Chris Kelly
Anya O'Connor
Jack Rivers

International Admissions Officer

Kathryn Wheeler

Admissions Support Officers

Mai Barry
Amanda Lynch

Our International Student Support Team provide all the pre-arrival support you need to make getting here as easy as possible. Whether you require visa support letters, help with fee payments or booking accommodation, we can help you.

Our University's International Student Support Team is committed to helping you to adapt to your new environment. Our first rate reputation for the individual support available for all international students can be attributed to our team of experienced staff who are always available to offer a wide range of services. A range of specialist advice and services are available to support you from your application and arrival right through to graduation.

Once you arrive our dedicated International Student Support Team are here to assist you during your time with us. Free study skills and English language support is available from our Study Skills Tutors. Our Welfare Support officers provide immigration advice, help finding work, accommodation support, or are here if you just need someone to talk to.

Staff within the team:


International Student Support Manager

Natalie Buckland

Immigration Compliance Officers

Teresa Kedward
Jael Rav-On

Immigration Compliance Support Officers

Biju Nair
Cecilia Fairburn
James Morris
Nicola Ridley
Khurram Sayal
Zoe Aukim

International Student Welfare Officer

Laura Evans

Assistant International Student Welfare Officer


Nicola Keen

Administrative Assistants - International Student Welfare

Joanna Berridge
Fern Williams
English Language and Study Skills Support Tutors

Louise Macphail
Michelle Grimes
Njide Ezechi

The International Development Team has the role of supporting the University’s internationalisation strategy through the management of EU funded projects such as Erasmus+.

Such projects offer exchange and degree scholarships to students at undergraduate, master, doctorate, post-doctorate level and staff for both incoming and outgoing students/staff at the University. At present the International Development Team are coordinating 6 Erasmus Mundus and 2 Tempus projects working with Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Jordan, Palestine, and 12 Erasmus Mundus projects working with Africa, Caribbean & Pacific, Brazil, Central Asia, India, and the Western Balkans.

The International Development Team also manages the outward student mobility initiative, by supporting the mobility of our students and staff to over 1000 institutions across 6 continents.

Staff within the team:

International Development Manager
Anna Dukes
International Development Officer
Aboubakr Fathalla

Assistant International Development Officer

Natasha Bahadur

International Communications Support Officer

Claire Power
 International Development Administrators


Lara Blagojevic
Viviana Cois
Danielle Rawlings
Ingy Shaaban
Rowena Walters

Finance and Projects Officer Deborah Newman