Members

The UPA Member Institutions
 

The UPA membership is comprised of a series UK Higher Education Institutions which have come together to form the alliance and to develop and realise our mission.

 

Membership of the UPA is currently instigated by invitation only, but if your institution is interested in joining the Alliance then please do contact us to discuss.

UPA Members List -  July 2021

 University of Birmingham 

 

The department at the University of Birmingham which specialises in the provision of international pathway programmes is the Foundation Academy.

 

Kings College London

 

King's academic preparation courses are taught through King's Foundations. 

 

 Goldsmiths, University of London

 

Goldsmiths, University of London's International Foundation Certificates are provided through a number of different schools and these can be accessed here.

 University of Kent 

 

The department at the University of Kent which specialises in the provision of international pathway programmes is
Kent International Pathways.

 

University of Leeds

 

The department at the University of Leeds that runs the International Foundation Year is the International Pathway Programmes team.

University of Warwick

 

Details about the department at the University of Warwick that runs the International Foundation Programme can be accessed here.

 Oxford Brookes University 

 

The department at Oxford Brookes University specialises in the provision of Pathway Programmes and is part of Oxford Brookes Business School (OBBS).

 

Queen Mary University of London 

 

Queen Mary University of London's international pathway programmes are provided through a number of different schools and these can be accessed here.

University of Reading 

 

The department at the University of Reading which specialises in the provision of international pathway programmes is the International Study and Language Institute.


University of Salford 

Pathway provision at the University of Salford is looked after by the university’s language centre, Salford Languages. The centre is responsible for the teaching of English on the International Foundation Year and for the coordination of international foundation-level teaching within the university’s four schools.

 

University of St Andrews

 

The department at the University of St Andrews which specialises in the provision of pathway programmes is the

International Education Institute.

University of Bristol

 

International pathway programmes at the University of Bristol are delivered by the Centre for Academic Language and Development.

UPA Steering Group Members - January 2019

University of Birmingham: Dr Steve Minchin, Senior Lecturer, Academic Director, Birmingham International Academy



Kings College London: Nina McDermott,  Executive Director, King's Foundations

 

University of Warwick: Tom Such, Operations Director, Warwick International Foundation Programme

Goldsmiths, University of London: Dr Marl'ene Edwin, Centre Manager, English Language Centre

University of Kent: Dr Anthony Manning, Dean for Internationalisation

 

University of Leeds: Anne Lawrence, Director of International Pathway Programmes, (Chair of the University Pathways Alliance)

 

Oxford Brookes University: Lisa Hale, Programme Lead, Pathways Programmes

 

Queen Mary University of London: Lee Wildman, Head of International Student Recruitment 

 

University of Reading: Amanda Fava-Verde, Programme Director, International Foundation Programme 

 

University of Salford: Christopher Veysey, Director of Salford Languages

University of St Andrews: Eoin Jordan, Director, International Education Institute

 

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