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What we do and who we are

The Recruitment and Liaison Office (RILO) team are responsible for managing UK and international student recruitment activities on behalf of the University, as well as providing support and advice to UK and international applicants .

In the UK, the RILO team attends higher education fairs throughout the country, and many local school and college careers events. RILO are active participants in local widening participation projects such as the Lothians Equal Access Programme for Schools (LEAPS) and work with local colleges to develop access and articulation routes.

Internationally, the RILO team make regular visits to key markets for the purposes of direct student recruitment, setting up and maintaining a network of local agents who provide advice on admission to QMU degree programmes. The RILO team also play an important role in supporting exchanges and study abroad agreements .

The team also provide pre-arrival support for new international students and organise the international students induction day. The RILO team also provide ongoing support and advice, particularly on student visa and immigration issues to international students.

The RILO Team

Louise McCallum-Zeelenberg

International Recruitment and Support Manager

Greig Lawson

International Officer

Charlotte Leask

Education Liaison Officer

Jackie Forsyth

College Articulation Officer

Laura Stevenson

Student Recruitment & International Student Support Coordinator


Where we’re going

The Recruitment & International Liaison Office attend a number of events overseas and in the UK throughout the year, as well as hosting on-campus events and individual visits.

Markets and events are selected based on market intelligence taking into account applicant and entrant data to the University as well as other data provided via the British Council, HESA and UCAS.

An up-to-date list of our overseas and UK recruitment activities can be found on our Intranet site.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of our activities, or if you are planning on visiting an overseas market and would like guidance or assistance prior to your visit, please do not hesitate to get in touch with one of the team.

Useful resources

The Recruitment & International Liaison Office can provide access to a wide range of information and data for those interested in student recruitment issues or undertaking recruitment activities themselves.

Our Intranet site contains presentations, student information sheets, market analysis reports, travel safety information and other useful resources that can be accessed here.


Contact us

For further information, please contact rilo@qmu.ac.uk. Alternatively you can call us on +44 131 474 0099.


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