Leolyn Jackson has been in the higher education sector for more than 30 years as a Senior Lecturer, Head of Student Enrolment and Director of the Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD). He was also the Director of the International Relations Office (IRO) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Leolyn served as a member of the UWC Executive Management Committee, a Senator, and chaired the Senate International Relations Committee. During his tenure he also helped facilitated the successful run of the musical “Mama Africa: The Musical” as one of the Executive Producers.
He is currently employed as the Director: Centre for Global Engagement at the Central University of Technology, Free State and is a Senator, a Senate Executive member, and a member of Senate sub-committees (University Internationalisation Committee, University Teaching & Learning Committee). In addition, his office also manages various EU and other Global Funding Agency projects.
He serves on the national Directors Forum of the International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA) and is the Immediate Past President of IEASA (2017-2018).
Leolyn is also a member of various global networks and organisations such as the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), the African Network for Internationalisation of Education (ANIE), the Asia Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), the European Association for International Education (EAIE), and NAFSA: Association of International Educators. His research interest focuses also on Comprehensive Internationalisation of Higher Education.
- Jackson Leolyn
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