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Clare Newstead profile

Clare Newstead

Associate Director - NTU Global

NTU Global


Clare is responsible for the implementation of NTU’s Connecting Globally strategy within the College of Science and Technology. Working closely with the Head of College, Deans, academic and professional staff, as well as the NTU Global team, she provides direction on international partnerships, collaborative education, student and staff mobility, and internationalisation of the curriculum. She represents the College on the University Internationalisation Committee and is a member of the NTU Global Directorate.

Career overview

Clare joined NTU in 2003 as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Human Geography and was responsible for the design and delivery of modules on globalization, international development and Caribbean transnationalism.  In 2008 she led the launch of Global Studies as an interdisciplinary and globally-oriented subject option for students studying Joint Honours Humanities.  During this time, she also had responsibility for the development of the School of Arts and Humanities’ international exchange programme.

Clare now undertakes research on internationalising the curriculum in Higher Education and is particularly interested in the potential of the globalisation of Higher Education to productively disrupt traditional centres of knowledge. She has co-led a number of research projects in the field and is responsible for the Annual TILT-NTU Global Internationalisation of the Curriculum Conference.

Research areas

Internationalisation of Curriculum

External activity