Senior Advisor, Advocacy and Engagement
Katie recently relocated from Brisbane to Sydney to join the StudyNSW team as Senior Advisor, Advocacy and Engagement. While completing her semester abroad at the University of Bath, Katie experienced the transformational power of international education which sparked an interest to pursue in a career in this fast-paced and growing industry. Following graduation from Southern Cross University, she secured an internship and a subsequent permanent role in Local Government coordinating large scale events, destination marketing campaigns and Visitor Services in Northern NSW.
Passionate about leadership, education and travel, Katie led a diverse team of international student volunteers, Griffith Mates in her role as Student Experience Coordinator with Griffith University. Collectively her team delivered orientation, student events, community engagement and work integrated learning activities.
Katie is an avid traveller and adventure-enthusiast having twice climbed to Everest Base Camp, volunteered in remote regions of India and sailed the Mediterranean. She combines her love for leadership, storytelling and international education in her current role with StudyNSW advocating for and enhancing the international student experience.