"I am passionate about internationalisation, diversity, higher education and combining these three to provide all our students with learning opportunities for Global Competence. We all need these competences in order to solve complex global challenges together. "
Sandra Slotte is a specialist in Internationalisation and Student Success at Arcada. Slotte holds a Master's degree in Education from the University of Helsinki with minors in Organisational Development and Leadership at Aalto University and the Swedish School of Economics Hanken. She completed a semester in Communications at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca.
Slotte’s professional journey has taken her from higher education student recruitment and admissions to professional competence development and establishing a recruitment company for young professionals. From there she continued on to international marketing and communications in higher education and further on to international student recruitment, including Student Journey, Student Experience, conversion rates and admissions funnels. This in turn took Slotte into the field of strategic and comprehensive internationalisation, with a passion for the student perspective including student satisfaction, success, employability, advocacy, eco-systems, diversity, inclusion, quality assurance, Internationalisation at Home and of the Curriculum.
Slotte is currently Secretary of the Steering Group for Internationalisation at Arcada and a member of the Quality Council. She is also a member of the European Association for International Education (EAIE).
Slotte S, Stadius A. 2019. Internationalisation at Home: The Road to Success. Arcada Working Papers.