North America

The North American team support the University’s strategic relationship across the region.

Mary Kate Sherwood

Mary Kate Sherwood

Acting Regional Director - North America

Based in New York City

MaryKate.Sherwood@ed.ac.uk

Key contacts

There are several key contacts who lead, direct or manage our strategic activities in North America.

Leadership of regional strategy

Recruitment contacts

About the regional team

The North American regional team is led by Mary Kate Sherwood. Mary Kate is based in New York.

Mary Kate works with the two International Deans to devise and deliver a regional plan for the University's engagement with North America, and collaborates with the regional managers to plan student recruitment activities.

The Regional Managers, Shannon and Tessa are both based in Edinburgh.

From their regional centre in New York, the North American team enagage in diverse activities including fundraising, recruitment, alumni engagement, collaboration with funders and sponsors of research.

The focus of the team reflects the strength and quality of our alumni network and student recruitment in the USA and Canada.

Both Edinburgh Global and Development & Alumni provide oversight to support the regional team's activities.

Contact

North American Office
The University of Edinburgh
45 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2000
New York NY 10111

Work: +1 (212) 332-3464
Mobile: +1 (917) 588-7604
Email: MaryKate.Sherwood@ed.ac.uk

Alumni network

We have 20,000 alumni currently residing in North America.

Find out more about our Alumni Network

Recruitment

We seek out the best students from countries across the Americas, with a dedicated team of recruitment staff.

We have a dedicated area for entry requirements, which translates UK requirements into local qualifications:

We regularly meet with prospective students and partners in the Americas. Here is an up to date list of our next trips:

The recruitment wiki includes reports and resources for staff who are interested in international recruitment activities.

Recruitment enquiries

Enquiries from the USA
Enquiries from Canada

You can call Edinburgh Global on: +44 (0) 131 650 4296

University Centres

The Centre of Canadian Studies brings people together from across the University with an interest in Canada. They support, publicise and pursue research projects, academic activities, and run events related to Canada.