Mr Sebastian Raneskold

Vice-President and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)

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GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

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. Mr Raneskold is a member of the University Senior Executive Team, and leads the University's international engagement.

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.

  • Stockholm University, Sweden, Master of Social Science, Social Anthropology (2003 – 2004)
  • Universidad de Pais Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain, Advanced Diploma, Spanish (2000)
  • Lund University, Sweden, Bachelor of Social Science, Social Anthropology (Political Science, Economics, Intercultural Understanding) (1993 – 1997)
  • Universidad de Pais Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain, Diploma, Spanish (1992 – 1993)
Further information

Papers and Conference presentations

  • "Marketing in the Digital Age - Case study: Marketing Automation - supporting the international student recruitment strategy at Flinders University". IEASA Global Conference, Kruger National Park, South Africa (2016). With Thijs van Vugt, Director Analytics and Consulting Team at StudyPortals.
  • “How will the Bologna process affect academic mobility?” Australian International Education Conference, Gold Coast, Australia (2005). With Niklas Tranaeus, Marketing Manager, Study in Sweden at Swedish Institute
  • "Encouraging Student Exchange from Australia". Australian International Education Conference, Melbourne, Australia (2003). With Kevin Brett, Director, i-graduate Australia