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Truly Global Experience

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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Resources for Intelligent thinking

Introducing “No Going Back: Part 3….”

Our new book features articles and insights from a number of colleagues in the international education field.  All the contributions are focussed on considerations of the future, with the idea […]

No Going Back Review group Insights: Delia Heneghan

As Barton Carlyle invites initial abstracts and ideas for submissions for “No Going Back”…Part Three, Review group member Delia Heneghan gives her views about the project. In this short video, […]

No Going Back Review Group Insights: James Richardson

Barton Carlyle is welcoming initial abstracts and ideas for submissions for “No Going Back”…Part Three.  Review Group member James Richardson has shared a few ideas about what he will be […]



Seminar on diversification at ICEF Berlin 2022

Pamela will be presenting a seminar at this year’s ICEF event in Berlin, on October 30th 2022. Scientia potentia est….Defining and Delivering Diversification in global student recruitment Successful global mobility […]

No Going Back Part 3: Out Now

We are delighted to announce the release of “No Going Back:  Part 3”! The full e-book, which is free to download here, follows the pre-pandemic publication of Parts 1 and […]

Announcing call for Submissions “No Going Back, Part Three”

Do you recall The Before Times? For many people it was possible to travel freely, and safely. Students swapped Beijing for Boston, LA for London, Sydney for San Francisco.  Education […]


TAFE Western Institute

As part of a KPMG Australia team, Pamela led a workshop for the institute to review options and potential for internationalization.

Queen Mary, University of London

Barton Carlyle was appointed to carry out a review of the University’s merit-based scholarship program. Caroline, Pamela and Chris delivered a comprehensive report which dealt with both the strategic and operational aspects of the program. The work was supported by external examples of good practice and a literature review.

Indiana University, USA

This project involved working with the Office of International Student and Scholar Services of Indiana University on international student communication strategies following an organisational restructure to develop further the potential of the admissions program.  At the point of the project, Indiana ranked 11th in the IIE Open Doors in terms of international student enrollment, and has a reputation as one of the most innovative and comprehensive international student programs in the country, led by Dr Christopher Viers.

University of Tasmania

As part of a KPMG Australia team, Pamela was involved in reviewing international activity at a time of change for the university.  Pamela worked with colleagues in the international division to consider ways the university could optimize international student recruitment, including office structures and in-market activity.

University of Michigan Law School

With an established international profile and reputation for quality, the School appointed Barton Carlyle to support the development of new programs aimed at international markets. Pamela and Caroline delivered a market feasibility report including detailed research into the Chinese and Japanese markets, coupled with internal interviews and data analysis. They modelled different recruitment and program development scenarios, supporting the School’s strategic decision making with a strong evidence base and informed insight.

Gonzaga University, USA

Pamela is proud to be working with Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, USA.  Invited by the Center for Global Engagement of the University to visit in October 2013, Pamela led discussions and made presentations to groups of senior level and practitioner staff at the university to enhance conversations on campus about international enrollment management. Gonzaga University is a private, four-year institution of higher education which retains its Roman Catholic and Jesuit affiliation. The University has an enrollment of around 7,000.

The presentation and subsequent projects have focussed on developing international strategy, undertaking market research, reviewing risk management in international enrollment planning and enhancing institutional preparedness for international engagement.

Cambrian College

This project involved market research for the Sudbury, Ontario based College, looking at how the College’s program portfolio could best be represented in international markets to meet its objectives.  As part of the project, Pamela provided a roadmap for international recruitment and marketing to support the new approach, as well as market research resources to support the College’s future strategy.

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) is a public college in Winnipeg.  Focussed on working proactively with industry to develop and provide relevant training, MITT has more than 780 international students.  As part of the ICEF Achieve program we worked with the Institute to help re-frame the international strategy and its delivery, focussing on realignment of the relationship with agents, and on structures, processes and support systems to help grow and rationalise MITT’s international program.

MacEwan University

MacEwan University (formerly Grant MacEwan University and founded as Grant MacEwan College in the 1970s) is located in Edmonton Alberta is a teaching-focussed institution.  Pamela was delighted to work with MacEwan International to review the various aspects of the International portfolio: international student recruitment, Study Abroad and partnerships, administration and international student services.  Pamela reviewed the strategy and structures of the university’s program in these areas and worked with the University to deliver a set of recommendations for improvements to its international activity.

University of Sheffield, UK

In this 5-month interim management assignment, Pamela managed a team of 75 in Student Recruitment and Admissions.  This role helped the University to ensure progression of key developments: recruitment strategy, faculty liaison/business partner roles, recruitment marketing/ communications initiatives and service delivery alignment for international.

University College Dublin (UCD Global)

Pamela is working with the UCD Global team during 2020 and 2021 to lead and manage international student recruitment and admissions.  During this extraordinary and challenging recruitment cycle, Pamela is supporting the University in pivoting to outstanding delivery of innovative recruitment strategy and activity with global centres and representative partner networks.  Pamela and Ailsa had previously delivered a review of UCD’s Global Centres to support successful delivery of the University’s global engagement strategy.

University of the West Indies and Deloitte Canada

Pamela was delighted to have been invited to participate in the team to study research demand patterns and options for international student recruitment for the University of the West Indies’ medical school.  The University’s Medical School is located in St Augustine, Trinidad, and attracts a number of international students who go on to careers in medicine and related fields, many in North America.  The Deloitte team helped the university frame its approach to an internationalization strategy, including international student enrolment.

London Film School