Africa

University contacts who work across the African continent.

Nick Rowland

Nick Rowland

Regional Director - Africa
Based in Edinburgh

Nick oversees the University's regional engagement plan for Africa. He works with colleagues across the University to co-ordinate African activities and partnerships and also supports students from the region who wish to study at the University of Edinburgh.

Johanna Holton

Johanna Holtan

Program Director, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Based in Edinburgh

Johanna is responsible for the design and delivery of the Scholars Program strategy, managing the team, and reporting to the Foundation.

Charlie Bevan

Charlie Bevan

Program Manager, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Based in Edinburgh

Charlie is responsible for the delivery of the Scholars Program, managing the team, and reporting to the Foundation.

Pete Kingsley

Pete Kingsley

Student Development Coordinator, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Based in Edinburgh

Pete is responsible for the delivery of the student development activities and pastoral care of the Scholars.

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

Our collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation represents one of the University’s most important partnerships in relation to our engagement with Africa. Over seven years, the Scholars Program will support at least 200 talented African students to complete study at the University of Edinburgh alongside extracurricular training in leadership, entrepreneurship and service to their communities and countries.

Johanna Holtan leads the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program team.

Contact the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Team:

Recruitment

Nick Rowland, Regional Director for Africa, is the key contact for student recruitment in Africa.

Undergraduate entry requirements

Visit our undergraduate entry requirements page to translates UK requirements into local qualifications.

Postgraduate entry requirements

Visit our postgraduate entry requirements page to translates UK requirements into local qualifications.

Visits

We regularly meet with prospective students and partners. Find out more about our latest events.

Alumni

We now have over 3,200 alumni living across Africa, and this number continues to grow. Find out more about our alumni network.

Centre of African Studies

The Centre of African Studies acts as a focal point for postgraduate teaching and supervision on Africa and a hub for research programmes. Find out more.