Dr Caroline Coleman-Davies

Dr Caroline Coleman-Davies

Caroline Coleman-Davies is Deputy Head of the Academic Partnerships Department, part of Swansea University's Marketing, Recruitment and International Directorate.

She has over twenty years' experience in Higher Education marketing, internationalisation, student recruitment and admissions. 

In her current role she is responsible for the development and management of the University’s International Strategic Partnerships, specifically those in Texas, Canberra and Wuhan.

Since 2014 she has been responsible for the significant expansion of the Texas Strategic Partnership and the considerable growth of collaborations in research, teaching and student and staff mobility and joint events and initiatives in both Texas and Swansea. 

She has successfully secured over €480,000 from the Erasmus+ programme to support staff and student mobility with Texas, and has helped Swansea students to secure over $20,000 R&D funding through entrepreneurship collaborations with Texas partners. 

Her work in Texas saw Swansea University shortlisted for Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMA) in both 2015 and 2018 in the ‘International Strategy of the Year’ category.  Since taking her current post she has been named one of Swansea University’s ‘Inspiring Women’ and awarded the School of Medicine’s award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Enterprise and Innovation’.

Caroline has lived in Africa and the Middle East and has undertaken extensive business travel in the US, Europe, India and Hong Kong.

She holds a PhD in Geography which focused on the resettlement of refugees from Bosnia in the UK and forms part of a larger body of literature examining successive Government policies relating to refugee resettlement in the UK.

 Outside of work Caroline is a qualified hedgehog rehabilitator and Secretary of the charity Hedgehog Helpline which rescues and rehabilitates sick and injured European hedgehogs for release back into the wild.

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