Latin America

University contacts who work across Latin America.

Soledad Garcia Ferrari

Dr Soledad Garcia-Ferrari

International Dean
Latin America

Based in Edinburgh, In collaboration with the University's Regional Centre, Soledad is leading our strategy for research partnership, knowledge exchange, capacity building and mobility in Latin America.

Dalinda Perez-Alvarez

Dalinda Perez-Alvarez

Regional Director
Latin America (interim cover North America)

Based in Santiago, Dalinda heads up the Regional Centre, building business networks with key stakeholders while finding opportunities for joint collaboration. She works to promote the University to potential students, alumni, government, universities, industry, and NGOs.

Rachael Parsons

Rachael Parsons

Regional Manager
Americas

Based in Edinburgh, Rachael is the lead recruitment contact for Latin and North America, providing support to prospective students and key stakeholders across the region.

Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett

Partnerships Manager
Latin America

Based in Santiago, Scott works to identify and develop collaboration opportunities across Latin America and the Caribbean. This includes academic research partnerships, engagement with industry, joint degree programmes and student recruitment across the three colleges.

Teresa Guerrero

Teresa Guerrero

Administrator
Latin America

Based in Santiago, Teresa helps coordinate events, answers student enquiries and assists with the day to day activities within the Latin American team.

Recruitment

Racheal Parsons, Regional Manager, is the key contact for student recruitment in the Americas.

For any recruitment enquiries, please contact LATAMenquiries@ed.ac.uk

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 & online sessions

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

Scholarships

There are University scholarships available to support the most talented students from Latin America. The Edinburgh Global Scholarships are available for students who are applying for PhD studies.

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Alumni

We have a strong and proactive alumni community across Latin America with Regional Contacts in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, and Uruguay. Currently, there are over 1750 alumni across the region and this number is growing rapidly. The Caribbean now has an alumni group too.

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University Centres

The University’s Centre for Contemporary Latin America Studies is based in Edinburgh. It co-ordinates and publicises the range of academic activities related to the region.

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