Office of the Vice-President (Advancement)


Dr David Stevens

Director of Student Recruitment and MarComms

David Stephens

David Stevens has worked in international student recruitment and marketing for 20 years. He was Head of the UCL International Office from October 2006 and, from 2016, Director of Student Recruitment Marketing. He is currently Director of Student Recruitment and MarComms. The team he leads is responsible for: UK and international student recruitment, corporate and student recruitment communications, digital communications, advertising and the student CRM system, events management and UCL’s graduation ceremonies. Under his stewardship, UCL has risen from the twelfth to the largest recruiter of international students among UK universities. 

He holds a BSc and a PhD from UCL where he was formerly a Research Fellow, publishing research on algal molecular biology.