Scott Forrest

University of Lapland, Finland
Scott Forrest

International education can save the world, one student at a time.

Scott Forrest is the Academic Director of the Arctic Studies Program, within the Arctic Centre. The Arctic Centre is part of the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi, Finland.

Originally from British Columbia, Canada, Scott has been working in international education in the Circumpolar North for nearly 25 years. He came as an exchange student to the University of Lapland from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in 1997 and been involved in the development of the University of the Arctic from the beginning. He has a Master's degree in International Studies from UNBC.