Mr Sebastian Raneskold

Mr Raneskold leads the University’s international activities and has responsibility for its international strategy. He works closely with fellow portfolio and faculty heads to ensure that internationalisation is integrated into the core University activities of teaching, research and engagement. 

Mr Raneskold has oversight of the International Centre which manages study and research partnerships, international marketing & recruitment, admissions and student services, and coordinates the University’s student mobility programs.


Mr Sebastian Raneskold was, in April 2016, appointed to the position of Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) concurrently with his role as Executive Director of the International Centre, a position he has held since June 2014. Previous leadership positions include various Director of Marketing roles with the Navitas group, Regional Manager at the University of South Australia, Country Director at IDP Education Australia (Scandinavia) and Coordinator International Programs at Örebro University, Sweden. 

Mr Raneskold has extensive and diverse industry experience with a strong track record in strategic business development, marketing and sales, international relations and key stakeholder collaboration. Mr Raneskold is a Social Anthropology graduate from Lund and Stockholm Universities in Sweden, a member of several professional bodies including IEAA (International Education Association of Australia) and EAIE (European Association of International Education), a Study Adelaide Board member and sits on several committees at Flinders University. 

Contact information

Executive Officer


Executive Assistant

Ms Kaye Hampton

Tel (08) (+ 61 8) 8201 3218

Fax (08) (+ 61 8) 8201 3988