In Melbourne, we have assembled a team of friendly, skilled education counsellors who speak a range of languages. Take a look at their bio's to learn a little about each team member.
Speaks English, Malay, Tamil and Sinhalese.
Shafi is originally from Sri Lanka and has been living in Australia since 2014. Shafi now specialises in working with students from the subcontinent region, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Shafi has worked for IDP Colombo for more than 3 years, during which time she has assisted students in finding the right courses and institutions for them. Some of her hobbies include reading and cooking.
Speaks Punjabi, Hindi and English.
Amrita is originally from India but has been living in Australia since 2001. Amrita looks after students from the subcontinent region, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Amrita has worked for IDP since 2007, starting at IDP India and moving to IDP Melbourne in 2012. Amrita has a wealth of experience in international education, which she uses for her students’ benefit. As a Senior Counselor, Amrita is professional and highly knowledgeable. When she isn’t working she enjoys dancing, reading and acting.
Speaks Thai and English.
Ubonrat is originally from Thailand and has been living in Australia since 2004. Ubonrat looks after a wide variety of student from different backgrounds. She has worked for IDP since 2002, originally starting at IDP Bangkok, and has a wealth of experience and knowledge with assisting students to enrol in the right institutions and courses. When she isn’t working, Ubonrat enjoys traveling and cooking.
Speaks Vietnamese and English.
Candy is originally from Vietnam and has been living in Australia since 2009. She assists students from a range of backgrounds including Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia, but works with students from all parts of the world. Candy has been working at IDP since 2012 and is passionate about student enrolments. When Candy isn’t working she enjoys cooking and reading.
Speaks Mandarin and English.
Sherry is originally from China and has been living in Australia since 2003. Sherry is a registered migration agent and looks after visa services for Victoria and Tasmania. She has been working for IDP since 2013. Sherry also assists with student placements, specialising in students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Sherry is highly knowledgeable and uses this to benefit her students. When Sherry isn’t working she enjoys hiking and movies with friends and family. Sherry’s migration agent registration number is 1790821.
Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Summer is from China and has been living in Australia since 2013. She completed a Master of Teaching and successfully applied for a competitive scholarship by herself during her study. She worked with IDP China in 2011 and since moving to Melbourne, she has been working at IDP Student Service Office and IELTS UKVI Marking Hub. Summer looks after students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. She is passionate to offer students personal study plans according to their needs. She enjoys rock climbing, playing piano and photographing.
Speaks Mandarin and English.
Sophie is originally from China and has been living in Australia since 2006. Sophie specialises in assisting students from Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Taiwan, Mainland China and Macao, among others. Sophie has been working for IDP since 2009, and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in ensuring students enrol in the right institutions and courses. When Sophie isn’t working she enjoys jogging, watching movies with friends and collecting mugs.