IDP Melbourne counsellors
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 Hindi and English.
Vaishali joins us from Swinburne University where she’s worked in both future students and at student HQ. She’s also worked with Study Group Melbourne and Griffith University as a Student Progress Advisor, managing the promotion of Canadian Universities in India. She studied commerce in Hyderabad, and Leadership & Management in London. A mother to a 21-month-old boy, Vaishali loves to spend all her spare time playing with him. She is also a professional painter.
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.
Fluent in Vietnamese and English.
Amy is a recent graduate of Deakin University with a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She has previously worked in the Education industry in Vietnam as a Consultant and also has a proven ability in identifying the needs of Vietnamese students studying overseas.
Fluent in Vietnamese and English.
Originally from Vietnam, Jimmy has called Australia home since 2001, and graduated with a Graduate Certificate in Management with the Australian Institute of Business in 2013. He has intensive experience working in customer service and administration assistant positions at Chisholm Institute, Swinburne University and recently at the University of Melbourne. He is a social media expert and has a wealth of experience in the higher education sector that will make him an asset to our team.