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Global Office Team

Director of the Global Office

Samantha Lister

The Director provides leadership to a range of global activities which enhance student mobility and experience, academic reputation and research connectivity internationally. Sam has broad experience in HE administration, through roles in student recruitment, admissions, academic registry and international education. She also served as Warden of St Salvator's Hall for four years. Sam studied German and International Relations at St Andrews, which included a year abroad in Leipzig, and completed an MLitt in Cultural Identity Studies, with a focus on Higher Education and cultural identity.

Samantha Lister
Email:
dirglobaloffice@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 3317

Collaborations Officer

Christian Harding

The Collaborations Officer is responsible for the negotiation, delivery and renewal of partnership agreements for collaborative programmes, for due diligence reports on new and potential partners, and for management of the University’s Erasmus+ programme. Christian graduated from St Andrews with a PhD in Mediaeval History in 2010 and after working in academic positions in Glasgow and Limoges, returned to the University in 2013 working in the Library and Registry before becoming Collaborations Officer for the Global Office in March 2017.

Christian Harding
Email:
partnerships@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 1996

Student Mobility Officer (Outbound)

Bronagh Masterson

The Student Mobility Officer is responsible for managing the student experience across outbound cohorts, and for supporting collaborative programmes such as the BA (International Honours). An Italian graduate of St Andrews, Bronagh has worked at the University since 2015 and enjoys supporting students through their study abroad experience.

Bronagh Crosse
Email:
studyabroad@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2245

Global Senior Administrator

Morag Mayes

This post is responsible for the coordination of operational activities in support of collaborative programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including the provision of partner and programme information, the ongoing support of students, and partner liaison. Morag has worked in various roles at the University since 2007 and enjoys the interaction with students, staff and partner institutions, whether already established or in development.

Morag Mayes
Email:
partnerships@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2119

European Coordinator

Joseph North

The European Coordinator works across the team to work closely with our European partners, coordinate projects and support student and staff mobility. Joseph advised students and taught Italian at Durham University, graduating with a PhD in 2016. After working for Leicestershire Adult Learning and Libraries, Joseph joined the Global Office as European Coordinator in 2018. He enjoys practising languages and building relationships with our European partners.

Joseph North
Email:
partnerships@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0) 1334 46 1618

Global Senior Administrator

Lindsay Mera-Rowan (on maternity leave)

The Global Senior Administrator is responsible for supporting inbound and outbound students through the study abroad journey, liaising with our international partner institutions to manage and enable student mobility. A German Language and Literature graduate of the University of Glasgow, Lindsay spent a year working abroad in Regensburg, Germany, as an English language teaching assistant with the British Council. Lindsay very much enjoys interacting with students participating in study abroad programmes.

Email:
studyabroad@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0) 1334 46 3310

Global Senior Administrator (Erasmus+)

Margaret Moore

The Global Senior Administrator (Erasmus+) is responsible for supporting students and staff who are interested in or participating in an Erasmus+ exchange, coming to (inbound) or going from (outbound) the University of St Andrews and is also responsible for liaising with our international partner institutions and other parties to manage and enable student and staff mobility. Margaret graduated from St Andrews and has worked with people from abroad and with people who have studied abroad. She enjoys supporting students and staff throughout the process from enquiries to completion.

Email:
studyabroad@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 2245

Global Senior Administrator

Emma Ritson

The Global Senior Administrator is responsible for supporting inbound and outbound students through the study abroad journey, liaising with our international partner institutions to manage and enable student mobility. Emma studied in St Andrews for her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Neuroscience and graduated in December 2019. Emma enjoys working with students and supporting them through the study abroad process.

Emma Ritson - Global Administrator

Student Mobility Officer (Inbound)

Andrzej Hagger

This role manages our relationships with a range of study abroad partners and providers and supports the experience of students spending a semester or year at St Andrews. Andrzej spent a year studying abroad in Russia as part of his undergraduate degree at St Andrews. He is in the final stages of his PhD in Philosophy and is also an Assistant Warden at St Salvator's Hall.

Andrzej Hagger

Partnerships Officer

Harriet Sheridan

The Partnerships Officer is responsible for managing cross-institution global projects which enhance academic reputation and research connectivity, coordinating a range of funding schemes which involve strong international partnerships, and overseeing the Global Office’s branding and messaging. Harriet holds an MSc in International Public Policy and Diplomacy and has extensive experience supporting research-led international partnerships and networks.

Email:
partnerships@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0) 1334 46 2151

Partnerships Officer (Projects)

John Bennett

The role is responsible for coordinating new collaborative projects, managing partner relationships, overseeing preparations for delegation visits to St Andrews and strategic visits overseas, and working to ensure a high-quality service for students on collaborative taught postgraduate programmes. John graduated from St Andrews with an MA (Hons) in Arabic and Middle East Studies. He has worked in higher education for more than a decade in areas such as curriculum internationalisation, study abroad and strategic partnerships.

Email:
partnerships@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1334 46 7343

Global Administrator

Anna Whytock

The Global Administrator provides administrative support for all Global activities and supports the senior administrators. The role includes managing the student documentation from outset to completion for study abroad students as well as offering support to students via email and during consultation hours. Anna graduated from St Andrews with a degree in French and Spanish in 2018, spending her third year abroad in Spain as an English Language Teaching Assistant for the British Council. She enjoys supporting both students and staff across a range of study abroad functions.