Team profile and contacts

UniSA International leads the University of South Australia's international engagement. This includes the management of international relations, student recruitment and related services to foster a diverse University community.

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New Applications Email us New applications and additional application documents
Pre Application Enquiries Enquire online Enquiries 
Post Application Enquiries Email us Enquiries
Acceptances and Payments Email us Acceptances and payments
Quality and Compliance Student release and refund applications, ESOS related queries, GTE and student visa queries.

New appointment and renewal agent agreement communication, agent log on details to Study Link Application system and Ascent One Agent database queries.

 Finance  Email your invoices to us.  Ask a question about the invoice, claim details (ie program fee and payment).  This email address is also used to communicate with our regional staff, campus central and Q&C re clarification/queries with agent commission matters.

Contact the International Office

The unit comprises:

International Recruitment

Regional Teams:

The Regional teams undertake the marketing and recruitment of international students.  Regional teams also manage the University's relationship with Education Agents around the world.

International Business Development
Deputy Director: Rishen Shekhar 

Region 1
Sub Continent, Middle East, Africa 

 Manager: Hari Iyer

Region 2
Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia

Manager: Joanna Lui

Region 3
Australia, China (People's Republic of), Japan, Hong Kong (SAR), Korea, Taiwan

Manager: Ai Xin

Region 4
Europe, North America, incoming and outgoing student mobility and study abroad

Manager: Kate Toone

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Systems & Operations


The Admissions teams are responsible for enquiry management and processing student applications and acceptances as well as liaising with the University's Service Centre.  The team also collaborates with and refers students to other units within the University as well as external service providers where necessary to ensure queries are appropriately resolved.

Deputy Director: Aleicia Shekhar

Manager, International Admissions: Laura King

Team Leader, International Admissions: Erin Jomartz

Coordinator, International Admissions Lead Management: Carly Bell

Team Leader, International Admissions Conversion: Sujoy Banerjee

Global Digital Recruitment

Senior Manager: Djurdjica Arslanagic

Quality and Compliance

Senior Compliance Manager: Tania Beard

International Partnerships

The International Partnerships team is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of strategic partnerships with international institutions.

The team works across the University to identify the benefits and impact of new partnerships. It also provides support for international staff travel and visiting delegations.

The International Relations team coordinates the development of pathways for international students as well as establishing and building relationships with external international sponsoring bodies, including Australia Awards.

Head: International Partnerships: Darren Turner
Manager, International Relations: Alice Whiteway