The IC Global Partnership’s Consultants (The IC Global Fellows) have extensive knowledge and experience in the field of internationalisation and global engagement in the education sector. We understand the complex, shifting and multiple stakeholder environment that you operate in; that’s our business. But it’s only part of the story, read on to find out more about our passion and dedication.
Let´s work together
When looking for consultancy services, we know that you expect to work with an expert team whose advice, abilities and knowledge you will trust, who will truly understand your issues and needs, and provide best practice and innovative solutions, creative ideas and outstanding results. We can assure you that our IC Global Fellows (our consultants) provide and deliver on all of these and much more. What you may not know is what makes us unique and special and we’re keen to share this with you.
We are passionate
You will work with experts who have dedicated their professional lives to the education sector and are passionate about internationalisation and global engagement.
We are value driven
You will find that we care about you, your department, your area and your institution.
We’ve been there
Your challenges and opportunities are ones that we understand. Our consultants have all worked in the education sector for many years, in senior positions and influential roles, leading and delivering impactful results. We know how to listen, contribute and constructively challenge you.
We understand you
We have created a global community of higher education institutions from 62 different countries. Our UK institutional community members alone represent over 235,000 international students in the UK. We listen to our partners’ needs, share best practice, understand the critical issues of now and make global connections happen.
Your global experts and specialist hub
Our team of experts live, breathe and sometimes even dream of international education. We are committed, passionate and have years of experience in the education sector, in senior positions and influential roles. This includes marketing and communications expertise to help you position your brand and make an impact.
Your global access
We believe in working collaboratively and so by working with us, you will benefit from our large and growing global network of higher education institutions from over 62 different countries. Our UK institutional community members alone, represent over 304,650 international students in the UK. We have extensive international networks and partnerships developed over many years of working in the education sector and we understand your clients and your needs.
Understanding your world
As specialists who have worked in the education sector for many years, we understand the marketplace, the education landscape, your customers and your role within it. That’s because we’ve been there ourselves. Like you, we are passionate about working in internationalisation and global engagement.
Building your business
We believe that a partnership with us will help your business to thrive, whether it is product development, relationship retention or brand enhancement. This is because you will be working with a highly experienced team, with years of specialist knowledge and 100% passion. We love the work we do and proudly get results.
What do we offer?
We provide a full portfolio of consultancy services in the higher education sector through a network of IC Global Fellows, who are leaders and professionals with specialisation in specific areas of internationalisation and global engagement.
Our areas of expertise include
> Change Management
> Geographical Specialisation (countries and regions)
> Bespoke Training
> Mentoring and Coaching
How do we work?
Our IC Global Fellows
A warm welcome from all of us, here at The IC Global Partnership. As an internationalisation and global engagement knowledge hub, we are able to provide you with the advice and expertise to meet all your consultancy needs.
Our IC Global Fellows are well placed to help you because they have either held senior positions in the higher education sector; played influential roles in sector-specific advisory and professional bodies and/or provided consultancy/training/audits within the sector. They have a strong reputation in the higher education sector and have extensive international networks that support the work commissioned. We look forward to meeting you.
She has worked at Koç University for 8 years where she has led Erasmus+ strategic partnership projects on the use of internationalization data for decision making, digital transformation projects that included the use of CRM and online application and marketing monitoring systems, joint research partnership programs, and marketing and recruitment plans for joint Master degrees. She is a founder of the Internationalization of Turkish Research Universities group and contributes as a practitioner researcher to projects related to the role of international students at the national level. Originally from Venezuela, she graduated as an Urban Planner from Universidad Simon Bolivar, and was later a Chevening Scholar at the London School of Economics in the UK (MSc in Development and Environment Studies). Before working in international education, Melissa held sustainability, regeneration and community engagement and Development consulting roles in Spain and the UK.
As Director of upgrade: career coaching Gin engages with clients to unlock their true talent potential. This involves coaching sessions covering all aspects of career and personal development, career transition guidance, application/interview coaching and leadership development utilising psychometric tools.
Barbara is passionate about internationalisation and working with institutions locally and globally to enhance their offer. She has created many innovative strategies and approaches to encourage greater engagement in mobility opportunities and increase international student recruitment. She also has also led on the initiation development and ongoing management of many highly successful transnational higher education and joint-venture partnerships.
Dörte worked for 17 years at the University of Sheffield where she led on international partnership development, implemented the University’s Internationalisation Strategy, and managed student mobility schemes including the Erasmus+ programme, one of the most successful in the U.K. She also worked at the University of Bath and held several positions within public relations, marketing, and arts management.
Dörte studied at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and at Durham University.