Meet the Team
Our dedicated International Team are here to support you from your application through to your course completion
Our International Team
Alun Rees - Director of International
Alun is responsible for shaping and delivering an ambitious Cardiff and Vale College international strategy. This includes growing the number of international students choosing to study at CAVC and expanding our involvement in skills training programmes overseas.
Tricia Harris - International Manager
Trish leads the international team in facilitating all aspects of the international student journey at Cardiff and Vale College. Trish is responsible for all operational activities including admissions, UKVI Compliance and the coordination of the English Academy.
Itzel Lopez - International Officer for Latin America
Itzel is developing partnerships and student recruitment opportunities across LATAC. Supporting educational agencies in the region to promote CAVC to prospective students. Itzel will be working in-country across Latin America during 2022/23.
Kunbo Fan - China Development Manager
Kunbo supports existing partnerships, including our three CAVC China international schools in Shanghai, Changzhou and Pinghu, and fosters new partnerships and opportunities across China. He is responsible for the general promotion of the CAVC brand and its value proposition in China, in addition to undertaking important market analysis and liaising with key stakeholders in Government and education circles.
Jamie Maticic - International Student Experience Officer
Jamie is our first point of contact for students, offering pastoral assistance and coordination of all aspects of student support for international students. Jamie facilitates our social programme and supports the promotion of the international student experience.
Ben Garner - International Development Coordinator
Ben coordinates the recruitment and marketing of CAVC programmes and brand to international stakeholders. Supporting the team in shaping and delivering the international strategy, developing student recruitment opportunities and commercial initiatives with a range of key stakeholders.