Dedicated International Centre

From the moment you arrive in New Zealand, our dedicated International Centre team is here to provide all the help and support you need. At Wintec, you will not be just another student at a tertiary institute, you'll be an important part of a lively community learning with and about each other.

Our Unique Pastoral Care Service

Your success and wellbeing is a priority at Wintec. Our Pastoral Care team provides a study and personal support service to all Wintec international students.

Services include:
  • Academic, social, personal and cultural support
  • Accommodation placements
  • Airport transfers for U18 students
  • Student Activities, Tourism and Events
  • Under 18 care and Homestay
  • Welcome Orientation
  • Get Started Programme -  information sessions with information about insurance, study skills, and CV/interview preparation
Support services

International Student Handbook

Our International Student Handbook has all the information you need to have a great experience at Wintec.

The handbook includes:
  • Adjusting to life in New Zealand
  • Student support services
  • What's on campus
  • Technology
  • Transport
  • Policies
  • Immigration matters
  • Other useful information

Where is the International Centre?

City Campus

International Centre, B Block, Ground Level

Opening Hours:
8.30am - 4.30pm

Rotokauri Campus

International Student Support - Room: QG.81

Opening Hours:
Monday - Thursday

International Centre Team

David ChristiansenDirector Internationalisation
Kimberley TurnerExecutive Assistant to David Christiansen
Student Services Team
Louise WillisInternational Student Services Manager
Sam FangInternational Student Advisor
Aubrey MedwidInternational Student Advisor
Susan YeInternational Student Advisor
Business Services Team
Jen BoylesInternational Business Services Manager
Deanna TipeneInternational Marketing Advisor
Mateja PellInternational Finance & Contracts Coordinator
Sally McGillSenior Intl Student Accommodation Advisor 
Robyn ChisholmIntl Student Accommodation Advisor
Sarah Richards Intl Travel and Accommodation Coordinator
Marketing Team
Franklin WangSenior International Market Manager - Greater China, South East Asia & NZ Onshore
Amro IbrahimInternational Market Manager - Middle East, South America & NZ Onshore
Balraj SharmaInternational Market Manager - India
Edward ParkInternational Market Manager - Korea & NZ Onshore
International Projects Team
Tony O'BrienSINO NZ Project Director
Inde ChandraInternational Partnerships Advisor
Meg Wang   China Projects   
International Partnerships Team
Girish NairInternational Business Development Director
Robbie ShenInternational Business & Relationship Manager
Shabai LiuInternational Partnership & Short Course Administrator