Barton Carlyle - An International Education Consultancy

What We Do

Delivering Compelling Solutions

We help universities, colleges, governments, associations and companies maximize the potential of their international activity - increasingly the most critical driver of global success. The essence of our service is strategic risk consulting. To grow, compete and succeed in a dynamic global market, risk is unavoidable.

We are here to help manage and mitigate that risk.

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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
Peter Harber
Rhian Heppleston
MacKenzie Hizon
Martha-Marie Kleinhans
Thomas LePere
Cyndi McLeod
Chris Price
Jonathan Tinnacher

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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

News & Events

Informed by truly global experience

Welcome new Associate: Peter Harber

Our newest Associate Peter Harber is based in Brisbane and comes with a wealth of experience in international education from previous work in the USA, Australia and the UK. Peter looks forward to the opportunity to add to our best practice approach from his experience and from client work in that most commercial and many would argue, advanced international education markets, Australia. Read More...

Posted on 14/09/16 at 6:00 AM

ISB North America

The largest and most comprehensive survey of the international student experience globally, the International Student Barometer, or ISB, is now accepting registrations from institutions in the USA and Canada for the upcoming Fall 2016 survey. The ISB is the only globally benchmarked survey of international students, and it’s the most powerful tool around, offering a unique perspective to support strategic internationalization goals. Learn how to participate….. Read More...

Posted on 09/09/16 at 12:01 PM


Barton Carlyle at BUILA

Senior Associate Chris price has been asked to present at the annual British Universities' International Liaison Association (BUILA) Conference. BUILA is a UK-wide, membership-led organisation supporting the work and professional interests of staff working in international recruitment and liaison at UK higher educational institutions. Chris has been asked to speak on the highly sought after subject of student recruitment in the age of conversion. Read More...

Posted on 14/07/16 at 10:51 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.

We are here to inform. 

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I-graduate, UK and North America
British Library
City Law School, University of London
Eastern Illinois University
University of Lincoln
University of Northampton
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

Contact Us

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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