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Jennifer Bruce

Jen Bruce is the Director for the Business Unit UK and Ireland at Studyportals. Joining Studyportals in May 2013  she brought with her six years of experience in the UK Higher Education Marketing sector including digital marketing, campaign planning and student recruitment expertise. She leads a strong UKI university value team which focuses on data-driven online strategies and sustainable international enrolment products to universities and course providers. Jen is a frequent attendee at international conferences and events, joining panels to contribute research and opinions and also delivers key research and data findings at higher education workshops.

Educational background

Jen studied and received her BA Tourism and Recreation Management at Sheffield Hallam University and as part of this 4 year degree spent a year completing SWE in the USA split between New Paltz New York and San Antonio Texas. Prior to joining the Higher Education Sector, she worked for British Airways and Thomas Cook, where her love of education and travel has taken her all over the world with her favorite places being Melbourne, Hong Kong and Eindhoven (Of Course).

Key motivation

Jen believes that StudyPortals is growing rapidly in employee size, student users and number of clients, but it is still maintaining its original ethos and heart. The core values we adhere to daily enable us to provide international dimension and commitment to high return on investment for Universities.´
`StudyPortals is all about the student, it has been designed by students for other students to give exactly the information they are searching for. It´s global, and offers students the very best opportunity to find the right course for them whilst comparing courses in a variety of countries which no other course website even comes close to.´

Favourite Listed Programme

‘Too many to choose from, each search I do has me reaching for the apply now button… but I would choose’:

M.Sc. Tourism Marketing Management at the University of Strathclyde, this course ticks my interest boxes following on from my degree and would open a variety of opportunities for students wanting to progress in the ever changing tourism industry. Plus the city of Glasgow is a great place to study, rich with culture and a fantastic international vibe.