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IDP Auckland Counsellors

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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: 

Anirudh Raj

Fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and English. Interested in studying and living in Canada? Anirudh will be able to help you!

An International Education Specialist with 10+ years NZ education industry experience, Anirudh understands the challenges and opportunities that international students face. Having been in the education industry for several years, Anirudh has had the opportunity to work with people from different cultures and countries. He's helped students from all around the world which has made him successful amongst a diverse group of people. Anirudh is passionate about helping students find the right university and achieve their study goals. 

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. 

Lize Le Roux

Lize has a strong background in and passion for international education, having taught and lived in different countries. She has been part of a number of development projects such as a testing programme for the scholarship students in the Pacific, and part of the team who starting the IDP operation in Auckland. Investing in the students and staff, and contributing to IDP ‘s growth in New Zealand are important aspects of Lize’s focus. In her free time, she loves travelling, music and playing the harp. 

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

IDP combines experience and technology to help you make the most informed decision possible.

We put you first

Need help finding the best course, submitting your university application or wading through visa requirements? Our approachable and friendly counsellors will help you identify and secure the university or college where you can thrive. They’ll work with you closely to ensure you and your family are supported throughout your time studying in New Zealand.

Approachable international education experts

Many IDP counsellors were once international students too. They're international education experts, ready to go the extra mile and a friendly face who've 'been there and done that' and willing to share what they learned.

We speak languages as diverse as our customers

Like most of our customers, it’s likely that English is not your first language, which is why we welcome you to speak to us in your home language if you prefer.  Our teams have similar backgrounds and language skills as you, so you’ll probably find that when you meet with your counsellor, they’ll offer to speak your home language if that is what you prefer.

Feeling lonely? You’re never far from family with IDP

Our support doesn't end when you receive your university acceptance letter. We’re your home away from home, dedicated to ensuring you feel supported at every stage of your time here in New Zealand. We pride ourselves on being there for you from the moment you arrive, to the moment you achieve permanent residency, or your dream career, be that in New Zealand or in another part of the world. Your success is ours. 

IDP New Zealand is recognised by Education New Zealand as a genuine agent, our license was renewed in November 2020.

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