North America

University contacts who work across North America.

Frank Cogliano

Frank Cogliano

International Dean
North America

Based in Edinburgh, Frank works with colleagues and students to implement the University’s North American Strategy. He work closely with colleagues across the University on matters relating to student recruitment, alumni engagement and partnering.

Scott McQuarrie

Regional Director
North America

Based in Edinburgh, Scott is responsible for coordinating and advancing engagement across USA and Canada. He identifies, develops and manages university-level partnerships, connections and opportunities with key institutions and agencies with a particular focus on development of strategic research partnership activity.

Student Recruitment

Dalinda Perez-Alvarez

Dalinda Perez-Alvarez

Deputy Head of International Recruitment

Based in Santiago, Dalinda assists in the leadership of the International Recruitment Team (in Student Recruitment and Admissions). Dalinda is a key contact for student recruitment across the Americas.

Aly Stewart

Aly Stewart

International Recruitment Manager

Aly is based in Edinburgh, and is a member of the International Recruitment Team (in Student Recruitment and Admissions).

Mikaela Spencer

Mikaela Spencer

International Recruitment Manager

Based in New York, Mikaela is a member of the International Recruitment Team (in Student Recruitment and Admissions).

Hillary Cementina

Hillary Cementina

International Recruitment Manager

Based in California, Hillary is a member of the International Recruitment Team (in Student Recruitment and Admissions).

Regional brief

Learn more about our North American community, connections and partnerships by reading our regional brief (PDF).

Partnerships

The University has relationships with some of North America’s leading institutions including:

– University of Toronto
– McGill University
– Cornell University
– Vanderbilt University
– Rice University
– University of California
– University of Pennsylvania

We also engage with a wider range of North America partners via our membership of networks:

– Universitas 21
– U7+ Alliance
– Institute of International Education
– Clinton Global Initiative University Network
– edX

Contact the North American Office

45 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2000, New York, NY 10111
t: +1 (212) 332-3464

Recruitment

Aly Stewart, Rachael Parsons and Hillary Cementina manage recruitment activity in Canada and the USA.

Recruitment enquiries

You can contact us for advice and support by emailing: futurestudents@ed.ac.uk

Entry requirements

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

Visits & online events

We regularly meet with prospective students in North America.

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University Centre

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.

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Alumni

We have 22,000 alumni currently residing in North America and a well-established alumni neetwork.

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