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The International Office

The International Office team are here to help; whether you are a prospective international student, an agent, staff member, or an institution interested in a new partnership, please get in touch.

Prospective international student enquiry

Please email [email protected]

Current international student enquiry

Please contact the International Student Support team

Partnership enquiries

If you are interested in initiating a new partnership with The University of Waikato please email [email protected]

Agent enquiries

Please email [email protected]

University of Waikato staff member enquiry

Please email [email protected]

Meet our team

1. International Office Staff

Sharon Calvert

Director, International Office
Oversight of the International Office, policy and strategic direction
DDI: +64 7 838 4332
Email: [email protected]

Associate Professor Ed Weymes

Associate Dean Transnational Education (TNE)
DDI: +64 7 838 4842
Mob: +64 21 986 427
Email: [email protected]

Freda Chen

Administrator
DDI: +64 7 838 4253
Email: [email protected]

2. International Recruitment and Business Development

Margaret Anderson

Deputy Director, International Office
Manages the international student recruitment team
DDI: +64 7 837 9426
Mob: +64 22 067 4721
Email: [email protected]

Alex O'Reilly

Regional Manager - East Asia
(China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan)
DDI: +64 7 837 9478
Mob: +64 22 067 5896
Email: [email protected]

Anne Young

Tauranga Regional Development Manager (International)
Mob: +64 27 234 2539
Email: [email protected]

Kathy Liu

Marketing and Recruitment Manager - China
DDI: +86 18519383265
Email: [email protected]

Ashish Suri

Marketing Manager - South Asia
DDI: +91 9999244209
Email: [email protected]

Laura Hill (on parental leave until May 2023)

Regional Manager - South East Asia and New Zealand
(Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, and New Zealand)
Mob: +64 22 011 9593
Email: [email protected]

For enquiries regarding New Zealand, please email [email protected]

Giang Lam Nguyen

Regional Manager - South East Asia
(Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, & Myanmar)
Email: [email protected]

Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines until May 2023

Richard Witts

Regional Manager - Africa, Middle East & Europe
DDI: +44 751 974 3866
Email: [email protected]

Klara Wei

Recruitment and Conversion Coordinator
DDI: +64 7 838 4667
Email: [email protected]

3. Global Programmes and Transnational Education

Mulan

Associate Director – Global Programmes
DDI: +64 7 858 5051
Mob: +64 22 678 6896
Email: [email protected]

Tom Roberts

Operations Manager
DDI: +64 838 4466 ext 8498
Mob: 64 28 437 1173
Email: [email protected]

Anna Carlaw

Global Officer
DDI: +64 7 837 9674
Mob: +64 22 035 7487
Email: [email protected]

4. Study Abroad and Student Exchange

Jaydene Meadows

Regional Manager Global Experiences/USA
DDI: +64 7 837 9477
Email: [email protected]

Waikato OE programme website

Charlotte Blackwell

International Coordinator
Email: [email protected]

Study Abroad website

5. Global Engagement and Partnerships

Mark Gray

Head of Rankings Development
DDI: +64 7 837 9413
Mob: +64 22 586 9750
Email: [email protected]

Cath Battersby

Associate Director, Global Engagement and Partnerships
DDI: +64 7 837 9625
Mob: +64 22 0177 289
Email: [email protected]

6. Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

Natalie Lulia

Director, Māori Initiatives CAPEs / Strategic Advisor, International Indigenous Development
DDI: +64 7 858 5038
Mob: +64 27 551 1847
Email: [email protected]

Jordan Travers

Programme Manager - NZ CAPES
DDI: +64 7 837 9470
Mob: +64 22 654 7877
Email: [email protected]