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Laura McKenzie

Laura McKenzie
College Director
+44 (0)1248 383782
Management Office


Laura is the College Director at BUIC.  She is committed to ensuring the best possible learning and teaching environment for all BUIC students.

Laura has been involved in international education in the UK, Italy, Spain, Australia, China, Sri Lanka and Japan for 16 years.  She has worked as a teacher, teacher trainer and Director of Studies in various contexts (English language schools, the British Council and Higher Education Institutions).  She has a BA in French and German from the University of Exeter, the Trinity Certificate TESOL, Certificate TYLEC, Diploma TESOL and Diploma in ELT Management.  She is currently doing a Master’s in Professional Development in Language Education, specialising in trainer development and EAP.


She enjoys exploring all the beautiful places around Bangor as well as travelling abroad.  Her other interests include running, yoga and learning languages.

One thing she likes about BUIC

She loves that BUIC gives all new students from around the world a very warm welcome and a very special student experience.