Erasmus & Europe Manager at Technological University of the Shannon
Karen McAvinue is a seasoned international education professional and currently serves as the Erasmus & Europe Manager at Technological University of the Shannon (TUS). In this role, Karen is responsible for managing the university's exchange programmes with European partners, as well as coordinating international student recruitment efforts in the EU region. Karen has previous experience managing recruitment in India, China and Southeast Asia.
With half a decade of experience in the field, Karen has developed a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing international students and educators. She is passionate about fostering cross-cultural connections and helping students expand their horizons through study abroad programs.
Karen holds a Masters Degree in Strategic Management & Marketing from TUS. She also holds positions as a board member of the Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) and is a contributor to European University, RUN EU’s European Mobility Innovation Centre (EMIC).