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IDP Auckland Counsellors

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From May 18, our team and counsellors are available through face-to-face, phone and zoom appointments to offer you student placement services and support..




Our team of friendly, skilled education counsellors speak a range of languages. They will support you and your family from the moment you arrive, to the moment you achieve your dream career. Check out their bios and get to know them better: 

Ridhi Julka
Fluent in Hindi and English
Originally from New Delhi, Ridhi moved to New Zealand to study in 2010. She completed a postgraduate diploma in business and went back to India. From 2013 - 2015, Ridhi worked with IDP India as their first Indian counsellor for NZ. 

She moved back to Auckland in 2017 and started working at IDP New Zealand not long after her move. As a New Zealand graduate, she knows first-hand the issues that international students face and applies this understanding to the benefit of those she assists. In her spare time, she enjoys attending webinars, immigration seminars to keep up with any new changes or trends in the international student space. 

Ridhi also enjoys reading international news, writing student blogs and loves to travel, cook, and play table tennis. Through her student blogs, Ridhi shares her New Zealand experiences. Check out her latest blog, featured on Study in NZ about how her dream of studying and working in New Zealand materialized.

Hien Nguyen
Fluent in Vietnamese and English
Hien came to New Zealand in 2010 and decided to stay on and call New Zealand home as she fell in love with the country's natural beauty and friendly people. She likes working with IDP New Zealand as she finds it very satisfying to help students find the right university. Hien believes that the secret to happiness is being able to love whatever you do in life.

She is fluent in both Vietnamese and English and feels that it gives her an insight into seeing the world from different perspectives. When she’s isn’t busy working, she enjoys listening to meditation music, reading books and planning her next holiday.


The IDP New Zealand team are ready to help you. Visit us at Level 1, 3 Lorne Street, Auckland or make an appointment to speak to one of our counsellors by using this enquiry form or call us on 0800 005 728

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