If you’re eager to know about the IDP Melbourne counsellors, we’re eager to introduce you to them.
We have a team of friendly, skilled education counsellors who speak a range of languages. Check out their bios and get to know them better.
Fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and English.
Amrita is originally from India but has been living in Australia since 2001. Amrita manages students from the subcontinent region, namely India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka and has worked for IDP since 2007. She brings with her a wealth of experience in international education and helps students gain perspective and explore more options. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, reading and acting.
Fluent in Vietnamese and English.
Candy hails from Vietnam and has been living in Australia since 2009. She assists students from diverse cultures including Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia, settle into their new life here in Australia. Candy has been working at IDP since 2012 and is passionate about student enrolments. Her hobbies include cooking and reading.
Fluent in English, Malay, Tamil and Sinhalese.
Shafi moved from Sri Lanka and has been living in Australia since 2014. Shafi specialises in working with students from the subcontinent region, helping them with all aspects of living and studying in Australia. She worked with IDP Colombo for more than 3 years, before her move to IDP Australia. Some of her hobbies include reading and cooking.
Fluent in 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. Sophie has been working for IDP since 2009 and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in ensuring students enrol in the right institution and courses. When Sophie isn’t working she enjoys jogging, watching movies with friends and collecting mugs.
Fluent in 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 during her time here. She worked with IDP China in 2011 and since moving to Melbourne, 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 about helping students achieve their educational goals and in her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, playing piano and photographing.
Fluent in Thai and English.
Ubonrat is originally from Thailand and has been living in Australia since 2004. She has worked for IDP since 2002, originally starting at IDP Bangkok. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge assisting students enrol in the right institutions and courses. When she isn’t working, Ubonrat enjoys traveling and cooking.