Here at Kaplan, we love what we do. We have a wonderful community of talented staff members, who are passionate about giving students the best possible education, and offering industry-leading service levels to agents, sponsors and partner institutions.
We understand that every step of a student’s journey is important, so we work hard to make sure that students are happy with their pathways, their degrees and their educational experience. Each student is unique and we are committed to helping them follow their path, their way.
Having studied and worked in both the US and overseas, I understand the experience of an international student preparing to study abroad. I have many years of experience working in international initiatives at ASU as well as in managing international education programs for the US government. I am a second-generation ASU graduate and I take pride in using my knowledge and experience to ensure that students and parents are able to make an informed decision to study at Arizona State University
Fanzhong (Effy) Cao
International Student Adviser
Having studied abroad myself, I know how it feels. I understand that it can be overwhelming sometimes and that’s why I enjoy what I do; I can help students navigate the path to studying abroad, and support them as they shape their future. Read my story.
International Student Adviser
Each student’s path is unique to them, so it’s important to understand exactly what they want to achieve. At Kaplan we take the time to listen to you, and this allows us to find the opportunities that best suit you and your needs.
It’s not always easy to understand everything you need to do in order to study abroad, so that’s why I’m here. I can help with visa counselling and make your path to an international education simpler to follow.
Recruitment Manager, India
Studying abroad is a big decision and you might need some help deciding which path to take. I love guiding students and sharing my knowledge and experience with them so that the can make an informed decision about their future.
Recruitment Manager, India
I’m committed to providing all the support and help our students need. We take pride in being leaders in international education. We focus on quality, integrity and teamwork so that we can ensure our students follow the right path for them.
Recruitment Manager, India
I enjoy talking to our students and hearing about their goals and ambitions. Everybody is different and has different dreams, so it’s great that we have so many study options that we can offer students. It’s wonderful to be able to help students find their paths.
Assistant Recruitment Manager, Japan, Philippines
At Kaplan we’re always willing to guide you through your study abroad journey. We want to help you make your study destination your home away from home. As a former Kaplan Pathways student myself, I know exactly what it’s like and can share my experience with you.
Recruitment Manager, Taiwan SAR
It’s so important to me that my students find the path that can lead them to success. I love knowing that the guidance they receive from us at Kaplan really does make a difference to their futures.
Recruitment Manager, Middle East and North Africa
Every person is unique, so being able to guide our students down the path that’s best for them is a real pleasure. Having studied both in the UK and internationally, I can draw on my personal knowledge and experiences to help every student reach their full potential.
Academic Director at UWE Bristol's International College (UK)
Hoang Phuong Thuy
Assistant Market Manager, UK Pathways
It is greatly satisfying for me when I’m able to see students succeed. I strongly believe that studying overseas gives you a great chance to broaden your experiences and learn about many other cultures, as you will meet people from all around the globe!
Narawadee “Pla” Phachirapatsorn
Recruitment Manager, Thailand
I love helping students to choose the right options for them. It is so satisfying to see them start on their path to a great future.
Regional Manager, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos
We ensure that we offer the best possible advice and service from the start. We work hard to match our students to the right university and take great pleasure when we see them graduate successfully.
Recruitment Manager, Ukraine
I love helping students find their perfect degree and university. There are so many options available and it is important to make the right choice for you — I am here to make that decision easier, and help you follow your path.
Assistant Sales Manager - USA Programs
My role at Kaplan is helping to find eligible US Universities and the courses for both Korea-based agents and the students.
It is my pleasure to work with them to decide one of the most exciting moments in their life.
College Services Administrator at Kaplan International College London
As a College Services Administrator I arrange social events and activities to help students make the most of their time at Kaplan International College London, so I think I have one of the best jobs at the College! I know what it’s like to study abroad and I have lots of great memories from that time, so I love creating those unforgettable moments for students. Read my story.
Admissions Officer, UK
Having been an international student myself, I feel that I understand how to help students because I was in the same situation not too long ago. As an Admissions Officer I can draw on my personal experiences to help students follow their path, their way, just like I did. Read my story.
Admissions Officer, UK
The best part of my job is seeing students progress to their university degree, knowing that their pathway course led them there. Every day I get to help students find their own path, just like I found mine. Read my story.
Admissions Coordinator, UK
I interact with students, parents, sponsors and agents through various applications such as LiveChat, and help students on their path to studying at a university abroad. Through my role as an Admissions Coordinator, I hope to help many international students follow their path, their way. Read my story.
International Student Adviser, UK
I enjoy getting to know different students every day and guiding them towards the path that’s right for them. Knowing that this guidance will help each and every one of them to achieve their career potential is very rewarding.
Head of Programmes, University of Essex International College (UK)
We are committed to providing our students with high-quality courses that prepare them for university. Our classes are designed to be interactive and to encourage team work, as well as independent study, so that students are equipped with the skills needed to succeed at university.
Head of College Services at University of Essex International College
Our team loves seeing students succeed. We provide you with the support you need to achieve your goals and ambitions in an enjoyable and motivating environment, while creating positive memories that will always be with you.
College Director, University of Essex International College (UK)
It’s a great honour to be able to welcome so many students from around the world. My team and I are committed to doing everything we can to support you in gaining a place at such a well-regarded, progressive institution as the University of Essex.
Admissions Officer, UK
I really enjoy helping students gain access to the degree that they want to study. We in the Admissions team are committed to offering the best advice and guidance to our students because we want them to succeed, and follow their path, their way.
Admissions Manager, UK
My team and I work hard to provide students with outstanding service and expert advice. We are committed to helping students through every stage of their application, and we’re always delighted when students are accepted to study at their chosen destination, and can take the next step of their academic journey.
Admissions Manager, Thailand
Helping students navigate the process of applying to study abroad is what we’re here for. I guide students through everything from visa application to enrolment, and the most rewarding part of my job is seeing students leave for their study destination and start on their path to academic success.
Admissions Officer, UK
My role is to guide students through the application and admissions process, and help them on their path to studying at a UK university. Our expert knowledge means that we can answer any questions students might have about their application, and ensure that they meet specific requirements and admissions deadlines.
Head of Admissions, Middle East and North Africa
I’m based in our Dubai Admissions office, and I support my team with applications from students in the Middle East and North Africa. We work hard to ensure that each student is placed at the right university for them, and finds an exciting degree that will help them on the path to a successful future.
Senior Admissions Manager, India
I specialise in helping students from India study a degree abroad. I advise on everything from entry requirements to visa applications so that the process is as easy as possible for my students.
Admissions Officer, UK
I really enjoy helping students from many different educational backgrounds explore the degrees and universities that suit them best. It’s great to know that I’ve helped them on their path to success.
US Applications and Operations Manager
As a US Applications and Operations Manager, I help students apply to degrees and preparation courses at our partner universities in the USA. I give advice about the different study options available and I guide students through the admissions process. Read my story.
Senior Recruitment Manager, Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan
I love helping students find their path to the best university and degree for them. With so much choice out there, it can be a difficult decision to make – that’s why we take the time to understand each student’s individual needs. Knowing that I’ve helped a student prepare for their future is the most rewarding part of my job.
Sophia Lopez Weitz
Assistant Recruitment Manager, Onshore and EU
I believe learning overseas can enhance your life immensely. Through my role at Kaplan, I maintain a close relationship with agents in the UK and Europe, making sure students are fully informed and supported when exploring Kaplan’s courses and opportunities.
Regional Director, Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan
We are experts in higher education around the world, and it makes us very happy to see how students that we counselled are succeeding abroad, both academically and professionally.
Recruitment Manager, Turkey
I love to introduce students to new cultures, and give detailed advice about studying at Kaplan Pathways. With our wide range of options, I am confident we can find a suitable course and study destination to match your needs.
Professor Gary Prosser
College Director, University of Nottingham International College (UK)
As Director of the University of Nottingham International College, I have the pleasure of overseeing the education of talented young people from all over the world. I look forward to welcoming students into the global learning community at Nottingham, and seeing them progress to university.
Head of College Services at Bournemouth University International College (UK)
I look forward to meeting you in Bournemouth where my team and I will support you on every step of your journey, making sure that your experience is successful and enjoyable. One of our goals is to ensure that our students have the best experience possible, so we will aid you throughout your studies.
Head of College Services at Liverpool International College (UK)
We’re here to help students on their educational journey, providing the support they need to succeed. Studying abroad is a hugely exciting experience in life, and we’ll do everything we can to make it rewarding and memorable.
Senior Vice President
Based at our Head Office in London, Andrew leads Kaplan International Pathways, the higher education division of Kaplan International.
Andrew has more than 30 years’ experience in international education, as a teacher, academic leader, college head and managing director.
Before joining Kaplan, Andrew served as Chairman of the ISIS Group and was the Chief Executive Officer of Study Group for 9 years, overseeing its rapid expansion. Prior to that, he fulfilled a number of senior management roles at Education First (EF).
Australia Pathways Recruitment Manager
Dedicating myself to the overseas education business has allowed me to help realise students’ dreams, and pave the way for success in their future careers. I’m delighted to work for two Australian institutions, giving me opportunities to cater for the needs of students who want to experience life in sunny Australia!
Phan Thi Thanh Tam
US Market Manager
I am a US Market Manager for southern Vietnam. I have extensive experience in the US education industry and have worked in student recruitment and consultancy for a US educational organization for 4 years. My passion is to help students achieve their dreams of studying in the USA and see them succeed at university and beyond.
Fadi Aboul Hosn
Regional Manager, UK
My role at Kaplan includes helping both students and UK-based agents to find the most suitable course at University. Being an international student myself when I came to the UK, I understand how challenging studying abroad can be. I understand how important it is for students to receive the right support and advice while taking this big step in their life. I feel that I am well positioned to understand the needs of international students, and I’m happy to share this experience when speaking to students, either in English or Arabic.
Australia Pathways Recruitment Manager for Middle East and Africa
I can answer any questions you have, and identify your best route to studying in Australia. I often travel around UAE, Central, East and Southern Africa to counsel students, so you can come and meet me in your home country!
Director of UK Colleges
As Director of Colleges, I’m driven by the idea of transforming students’ futures. We equip all of our students for success, and support them in achieving their academic and personal goals.
Recruitment Manager, Americas
We are experts in higher education around the world, and we are very happy to see students from the Americas who we counsel succeeding abroad, both academically and professionally.
We are passionate about connecting students with the best university for them.
As an Admissions Manager, I assess applications from students based all around the world. I am familiar with many different education systems, so I can advise which course and university is right for your qualifications. I really enjoy helping students follow their path, and providing support from the application stage right through to enrolment.
Director of Recruitment
Working with students to help find a pathway and a university course for them is a real joy. I love changing lives and helping students achieve their dreams.
Student Support Manager at the University of York International Pathway College (UK)
The most rewarding thing about working at the Pathway College is helping students first-hand to develop academically and socially. It’s great to see them grow as individuals and learn new things, enabling them to progress to their degree at the University of York.
Associate Director, Admissions
As a member of the Admissions team, I help international students secure a place on one of our courses. I guide them through the application process and obtaining a visa, and give them all the support they need as they are admitted to their programme – one that will open up incredible new opportunities for them.
Senior Recruitment Manager, Americas
One of the biggest pleasures of my work is seeing how happy students are when they reach a milestone in their educational journey – whether it’s being accepted onto a course, or progressing to university. My job is to give great advice about what is best for each student, and to help set them on the path to future success.
Regional Manager, North Asia
I find it very exciting to meet students in Korea. I am always here to listen and encourage those who wish to make academic and career plans for the future.
College Director in London (UK)
Everything we do at the College is designed for you as an international student. I am confident that our one-to-one tutorial sessions, excellent support services and innovative teaching techniques will allow you to fulfil your potential. I assure you of a very warm welcome, and I look forward to seeing you progress to and succeed on your university degree.
Senior Director, Recruitment and Admissions
Clare heads up a global recruitment team who provide advice on higher education opportunities for students and parents in their home countries, and support Kaplan’s trusted partner agents.
She has worked in the international education industry since 2008. Previously, she worked in the international exchanges and educational travel industries in the USA. She has lived in 4 countries and worked in over 40.
Vice President, Partnership Development
After 5 years of successfully leading Kaplan Pathways’ global online and offline marketing initiatives on behalf of our university partners, Ricard now directs Kaplan’s higher education development strategy.
Ricard has almost 20 years of experience leading marketing for international education and travel organisations.
He studied Philosophy and Social Anthropology at the University of Kent (UK), and Philosophy at graduate level at the University of Edinburgh and King’s College London (UK).
Head of Recruitment, Russia/CIS and Turkey
I specialise in counselling students about our online degrees, as well as Foundation, A level and GCSE courses at our MPW partner colleges.
We work hard to ensure that every student finds the right path for them, and our regional expertise really helps us tailor our advice to each student’s needs.
Senior Vice President, UK and Middle East
Linda is responsible for all pathway colleges in the UK and for projects in the Middle East.
She has been working in international education since 1992 across a wide range of markets on several continents.
Linda has over 10 years’ experience working for UK universities, plus expertise in partnership work with universities in a number of countries.
Vice President, Recruitment and Enrolment
Clare’s role at Kaplan is truly international, leading a recruitment and enrolment team that spans 10 countries. The team prides itself on its world-class customer service and in-depth market knowledge.
Clare has worked in over 30 countries and holds particular expertise in Africa and the Indian subcontinent. She also has a wealth of experience in supporting and shaping university internationalisation strategies.
Previously, Clare spent many years in the English language and higher education industries.
College Services Director at the University of York International Pathway College (UK)
Here at the University of York International Pathway College, we offer fantastic services to students. My job is to ensure that students here have everything they need to succeed in their studies, and have an enjoyable, rewarding experience in the UK.
Dr Kevin Smith
College Director at Nottingham Trent International College (UK)
We take great pride in providing our students with everything they need to achieve their education goals. My team and I look forward to welcoming you to the College, where you can take your first steps towards academic and career success.
College Services Manager at the University of Liverpool International College (UK)
Our priority is allowing students to focus on their studies and enjoy the city of Liverpool. By choosing to study with us, you’ll benefit from friendly staff, first-rate facilities and convenient locations.
Head of College Services at the University of Nottingham International College (UK)
There will always be someone to assist you as you progress through your studies. We will be on hand to help you achieve your academic goals and ensure that you have a rewarding, fun-filled and memorable experience!
Student Services Administrator at UWE Bristol’s International College (UK)
Our friendly and welcoming team is always here to help and answer any questions you may have. One of our goals is to ensure that our students have the best experience possible, so we will always support you through your studies. I studied at UWE Bristol myself, so I know just what it’s like to be a student here!
Accommodation and Arrivals Manager at UWE Bristol’s International College (UK)
There is no better place for students to live than at our student housing in Bristol. It features first-rate facilities, comfortable rooms and immediate on-site assistance from friendly and helpful staff. The students here find it easy to make new friends, and benefit from the perfect environment for study. I’m here to help you settle into your new home!