Study Abroad and Exchanges

Meet the Team

For Erasmus related queries: erasmus@ncl.ac.uk
For Study Abroad and Non-EU Exchange related queries: studyabroad@ncl.ac.uk

Global Opportunities Team

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Dimitra Boutsioukis 

Senior International Mobility Manager

dimitra.boutsioukis@ncl.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 8275

I manage the Global Opportunities Team which is part of the International Office. This includes responsibilities for the following teams and areas:

  • Student Mobility Team (Erasmus, Non-EU Exchange and Study Abroad Programmes)
  • Loyola Team (the Loyola University Maryland Center at Newcastle).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Griff-Owen

International Mobility Manager 

andrew.griff-owen@ncl.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 5187

I manage the Student Mobility Team. My main responsibilities include:

  • Leading the administration and promotion of the University's international mobility programmes
  • Managing the Erasmus+ Programme for student and staff mobility (Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator)
  • Managing mobility outside of Europe.

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Marsha Leask

Student Mobility Coordinator

marsha.leask@ncl.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 6689

I administer the Non-EU Exchange and Study Abroad Programmes.

  • Maintaining relationships with partner universities and colleagues at Newcastle University who are involved in the Exchange and Study Abroad programmes
  • Producing the necessary documentation for students to apply for a Tier 4 visa
  • Promotion of the Mobility Programmes to current and prospective students
  • Responsible for managing the Erasmus Interns and Student Ambassadors.
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Lisa Howarth

Senior International Exchange Assistant

lisa.howarth@ncl.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 6207

I provide administrative support to our Exchange Programmes and other Global Opportunities. My responsibilities include: 

  • Administering mobility opportunities that fall outside our Exchange Programmes 
  • Providing a point of contact for School Exchange Coordinators 
  • Renewing Erasmus+ inter-institutional agreements 
  • Organising our annual Go Abroad Fair 
  • Promoting global opportunities across the university
  • Preparing statistics on international mobility.
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Magdalena Markuszewska

International Exchange Assistant (Erasmus)

magdalena.markuszewska@ncl.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 6138

I currently support the administration of Erasmus+ Exchange programmes. This includes:

  • Responding to enquiries about Erasmus+ exchanges
  • Processing outgoing student documentation
  • Processing Erasmus grant payments
  • Processing incoming student applications
  • Promoting and representing the service at events.
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Alexander Casey

International Exchange Assistant (Non-EU)

alexander.casey@ncl.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 4386

I provide administrative support for our Non-EU Exchange and Study Abroad Programmes. My responsibilities include:

  • Processing applications from incoming Non-EU Exchange and Study Abroad students
  • Promoting exchange and other global opportunities to Newcastle students and assisting them with the outgoing application process
  • Supporting Newcastle students currently abroad on Non-EU and Study Abroad placements via email and telephone.
 

Grace Barker

Loyola Study Abroad Center Manager

grace.barker@newcastle.ac.uk

(+44) 0191 208 7522

I am the Loyola Study Abroad Center Manager. The Center supports students studying with us from Loyola Maryland and affiliated Universities. 

  • I work with the Center Coordinator to support students in multiple ways during their time here
  • We run an extensive Student Orientation week, as well as the Loyola Excursions to various UK and European destinations; from Edinburgh to Florence, and lots of places in between! 
  • I oversee all the Center activities including strategic planning and finance
  • I support students personally with any issues they may have whilst studying here
  • We work closely with the Schools to ensure the Student Experience is positive throughout all aspects of their study.
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Kat Gustin

Loyola Study Abroad Center Coordinator

kathleen.gustin@ncl.ac.uk  

(+44) 0191 208 8858

As part of the Loyola Center team, I help deliver an exceptional study abroad experience to our students on the Loyola programme, including:

  • Providing personalised pastoral and academic support for students during their study abroad experience
  • Organising and leading trips and events as part of the Loyola Center programme
  • Supporting the administrative needs of the Center