“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” 

Nelson Mandela

Brandon Cooper

Job summary/responsibilities

As a Partnership Success Manager, Brandon’s responsibility is to advise and support universities in international student recruitment, by making sure that all the strategic objectives agreed in the partnership are met and by that directly influencing the success of the university.  Helping Universities diversify classrooms and offering knowledge and expertise in reaching international student recruitment goals. He does it by advising on online marketing activities, and through promoting Institution’s programmes with Studyportals.

General introduction/background

Originally from Cape Town, South Africa with Additional Irish (EU) citizenship.  With a passion for technology, very creative when it comes to written language.  Previous experience as a Project Manager and Campaign & Publisher Manager.  Has taken an interest to higher education and its ability/role to inform and transform the masses to tackle modern day challenges.

Key challenge 

The Higher Education world is so diverse. His key challenge is to learn as much as possible about the ambitions and goals of each university. That aids in figuring out the essential elements for a successful partnership and to tailor his approach to meet the needs of each institution. Ensuring continuation and growth of the collaboration with clients.

Personal Goal 

To become an expert in the field of Higher Ed and Consultancy.  To support Studyportals in reaching overarching goals and remain a key asset.  Innovate, transform and shape the way students find and compare studies.

Favourite Studyportals element/experience 

The best thing about Studyportals is the people. i.e. his colleagues.  The motivation, support and determination he sees on the daily is truly inspiring.