Barton Carlyle - An International Education Consultancy

What We Do

Delivering Compelling Solutions

We help universities, colleges, schools and school boards, governments, associations and companies maximize the potential of their international activity - increasingly the most critical driver of global success. To grow, compete and succeed in a dynamic global market, it's more important than ever to get it right.

We have the experience and perspective to support growth and manage internationalization.

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Who We Are

Informed by truly global experience

We are experienced strategy and marketing professionals offering consulting in global higher education.

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Caroline Bysh
David Di Maria
Peter Harber
Emma Heathcote
MacKenzie Hizon
Martha-Marie Kleinhans
Ailsa Lamont
Thomas LePere
Cyndi McLeod
Chris Price
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Jonathan Tinnacher
Ann Mason

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    Informed by truly global experience


    Barton Carlyle presents ICEF Achieve at ICEF Miami annual event

    Barton Carlyle will be heading to Miami again this year to attend the ICEF from December 10th to 12th. Pamela and Chris will deliver a presentation as part of the seminar programme entitled “It’s Scary Out There: Top 10 Tips for Recruitment Scalability and Sustainability in Volatile Times”. The practical session aims to help providers focus on getting the most from their recruitment program. Read More...

    Posted on 10/12/18 at 7:59 AM


    AIRC conference 2018 Florida

    The AIRC Annual Conference is the only event of its kind, where over 400 representatives meet to network, discuss market trends and analysis, cutting-edge technology, and strategically-based international student recruitment processes, solutions and policy. We are delighted to say that this year we are not only attending the event but are proud to be conference sponsors. Read More...

    Posted on 05/12/18 at 8:00 AM


    Barton Carlyle Associate interviewed by THE

    Ailsa Lamont has built a reputation as someone who delivers sustainable results focused on meeting student needs over more than 25 years in international education, economic development and social innovation spanning 60 countries. In a recent interview with THE, she addressed the role universities play in internationalization and climate change. Read More...

    Posted on 25/10/18 at 8:23 AM

    What We Know

    Resources for intelligent thinking

    The best risk management strategies involve understanding your markets and your students. We travel the world extensively, listening, reading and presenting. We bring together resources – presentations, guides, research, tips and links written by us or others in our field – all designed to bring you best practice and great thinking in global education.

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    We Like Barton Carlyle
    • “Pamela has a wealth of understanding regarding the recruitment of international students. Institutions interested in broadening their international reach will not find a better guide.” Bill Fish, WIEC

    • “Most of what I know about international student recruitment I learned from Chris Price... I can warmly recommend him.” Joachim Ekström, Uppsala University

    • “I am always impressed by Caroline's enthusiasm, passion, drive, positivity, integrity and sense of fun. I would work with her in an instant.” Andrew Disbury, Leeds Beckett University

    • “I unreservedly recommend Ms. Barrett and Barton Carlyle for their comprehensive analysis and insight. Their work has made a positive imprint on our campus.” William Elliott, Eastern Illinois University

    • “Pamela is at the forefront of international education research. She has outstanding networks and keeps up on the profession of international education.” Peter Briggs, Michigan State University

    • “When attending any conference, Jonathan's is a name I look out for as I know that the session will be worth attending. Jonathan is 110% professional – what he promises, he delivers.” Elisabeth Marksteiner, International School of Zug and Luzern Riverside Campus

    • “Chris provided an excellent training session via the British Council on e-marketing which accurately forecasted future trends and gave practical tips for immediate implementation. He has a wealth of experience in international marketing of HEI's.” Katrina Edmunds, University of Edinburgh

    • “The report from Barton Carlyle was balanced, highly perceptive, and evidence based. The work really did help to shape my thinking and our new School Plan and has already led, I believe, to some much needed clarity for the School.” Prof Carl Stychin, Dean The City Law School, City University London


    British Library
    City Law School, University of London
    Eastern Illinois University
    University of Lincoln
    University of Northampton
    PFL, UK
    Glasgow Caledonian University
    VU University, Amsterdam
    TAFE Western Institute
    Northern School of Contemporary Dance
    Queen Mary, University of London
    University of Alberta
    University of Pecs, Hungary
    Studybility, Poland
    Indiana University, USA
    University of Tasmania
    Fanshawe College, Ontario
    University of Michigan Law School
    University of London International Programmes
    Gonzaga University, USA
    Suffolk University, USA
    Cambrian College
    Marist College
    I-graduate, UK and North America

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    Get in touch

    Email: pamela@bartoncarlyle.com

    Twitter: Barton Carlyle

    Phone: UK mobile + 44 (0) 7788 600388

    Phone: USA and Canada mobile (+1) 410-302-4832

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