Vivienne Stern

Director of the UK Higher Education International Unit

Vivienne is Director of the UK Higher Education International Unit. The Unit helps UK universities and higher education institutions engage with international partners, and represents their distinctive strengths and interests overseas. It contributes to national, European and international policy development, and delivers high profile programmes and scholarship schemes. Prior to her role in the Unit, Vivienne was Head of Political Affairs at Universities UK where she was responsible for developing and implementing the political strategy. She previously worked for the Education and Skills Select Committee at UK Parliament. She is a graduate in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.