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Oltjona Mucaj

Job summary/responsibilities:

Oltjona’s main responsibilities within StudyPortals include managing existing partnerships and expanding the network of universities in the UK & Ireland, negotiating new agreements and assisting in the development of new CPE strategies.

General introduction/background:

Oltjona was born in Albania and raised in Italy where she achieved her Master Degree in Conference Interpreting. She is bilingual Albanian-Italian and thanks to her academic background is proficient in English and French. She firmly believes in the importance of international experience for students, this is why she also studied in Russia and Belgium in-between her Bachelor and Master studies.

Throughout her life she has had the opportunity to live in different countries, including The Netherlands, which has helped enrich her experience in terms of work and human relations. Thanks to her multi-cultural background and her experience in several international working environments, she is highly skilled in cross-cultural communication and B2B negotiation.

Key challenge:

Oltjona firmly believes in StudyPortals’s values and appreciates its efforts to make education easily accessible for everyone.  As a former international student herself, she would like to help students find the right path to international education by collaborating with the best universities and increasing their visibility worldwide.

Favourite activities :

Traveling has always been one of her favourite activities since she was young. Nowadays she enjoys going to new undiscovered places and when she’s not traveling, she loves dancing Zumba and swimming.