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Katherine Olston

Director (Acting)

Katherine Olston

Katherine oversees all aspects of the organisation from strategic planning, managing the financial health of the centre, professional development, performance appraisal, curriculum design and the integration of technology-enhanced pedagogy. She regularly represents CET at university wide and industry events.

Director (Acting)

Katherine Olston

Katherine oversees all aspects of the organisation from strategic planning, managing the financial health of the centre, professional development, performance appraisal, curriculum design and the integration of technology-enhanced pedagogy. She regularly represents CET at university wide and industry events.

Carolyn Matthews

Deputy Director (Teaching & Learning)

Carolyn Matthews

Carolyn manages all aspects of Teaching and Learning at the Centre, with specific focus on professional development, performance management, curriculum design and university integration. Carolyn’s team work together to ensure that CET remains at the forefront of pedagogy and methodology.

Deputy Director (Teaching & Learning)

Carolyn Matthews

Carolyn manages all aspects of Teaching and Learning at the Centre, with specific focus on professional development, performance management, curriculum design and university integration. Carolyn’s team work together to ensure that CET remains at the forefront of pedagogy and methodology.

Ward Lee

Deputy Director (Operations)

Ward Lee

Ward is responsible for ensuring operational excellence at CET, the provision of strategic policy and planning initiatives, managing significant staff and financial resources, and building strong relationships both within the University and externally.

Deputy Director (Operations)

Ward Lee

Ward is responsible for ensuring operational excellence at CET, the provision of strategic policy and planning initiatives, managing significant staff and financial resources, and building strong relationships both within the University and externally.

Carol Wing-Lun

Education Manager (University Pathways)

Carol Wing-Lun

Carol manages the Direct Entry Program, ensuring that students have the language and academic skills they need for university. She is also responsible for scheduling teachers and classes to provide a stimulating and engaging experience for both teachers and students.

Education Manager (University Pathways)

Carol Wing-Lun

Carol manages the Direct Entry Program, ensuring that students have the language and academic skills they need for university. She is also responsible for scheduling teachers and classes to provide a stimulating and engaging experience for both teachers and students.

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Education Manager (University Pathways)

Tony Hickey

Sharing the role with Carol Wing-Lun, Tony manages the Direct Entry Program, ensuring that students have the language and academic skills they need for university.

Education Manager (University Pathways)

Tony Hickey

Sharing the role with Carol Wing-Lun, Tony manages the Direct Entry Program, ensuring that students have the language and academic skills they need for university.

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Education Manager (University Pathways)

Aparna Jacob

Aparna manages the Direct Entry Program, ensuring that students successfully transition to life at university. She is also responsible for supporting teachers through professional development activities and maximising teacher and student engagement in the Direct Entry Program.

Education Manager (University Pathways)

Aparna Jacob

Aparna manages the Direct Entry Program, ensuring that students successfully transition to life at university. She is also responsible for supporting teachers through professional development activities and maximising teacher and student engagement in the Direct Entry Program.

Nicole Gallahar

Education Manager (Professional Pathways)

Benjamin Cargakis

Ben manages our Professional Pathways programs that include General English (GE), Intensive Test Preparation (ITP), Business English (BE), Cambridge Test Preparation (CTP), OET Test Preparation (OTP) and Customised programs.

Acting Education Manager (Professional Pathways)

Benjamin Cargakis

Ben manages our Professional Pathways programs that include General English (GE), Intensive Test Preparation (ITP), Business English (BE), Cambridge Test Preparation (CTP), OET Test Preparation (OTP) and Customised programs.

Robert Chasse

Education Manager (Services)

Robert Chasse

Robert oversees and manages the operations of the Education Services Department. He is responsible for supporting the quality of CET’s academic programs, student services and co-curricular activities, and providing internal and external testing services for international students.

Education Manager (Services)

Robert Chasse

Robert oversees and manages the operations of the Education Services Department. He is responsible for supporting the quality of CET’s academic programs, student services and co-curricular activities, and providing internal and external testing services for international students.

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Education Manager (Graduate Programs)

Lydia Dutcher

Kimberly manages our Graduate Programs, including courses in high-level academic skills and TESOL training. She collaborates with faculties to manage and design evidence-based curriculum for CET's units of study and develops professional development programs for research skills.

Education Manager (Graduate Programs)

Lydia Dutcher

Lydia manages our Graduate Programs, including courses in high-level academic skills and TESOL training. She collaborates with the University faculties to manage and design evidence-based curriculum for the centre’s units of study and develops professional development programs for research skills.

Georgi Toma

Business Development Manager

Georgi Toma

Georgi oversees CET’s strategy for partnership development and engagement with key local and international stakeholders. She is responsible for ensuring CET’s sustainability through targeted business development initiatives and management of customised and corporate programs.

Business Development Manager

Georgi Toma

Georgi oversees CET’s strategy for partnership development and engagement with key local and international stakeholders. She is responsible for ensuring CET’s sustainability through targeted business development initiatives and management of customised and corporate programs.

Sandra Robertson

Business Systems Manager

Sandra Robertson

Sandra manages the Admissions team that looks after student enrolments, from first contact to arrival at CET. She also oversees the day to day operational business systems which ensure students are supported during their lifecycle from inquiry to alumni.

Business Systems Manager

Sandra Robertson

Sandra manages the Admissions team that looks after student enrolments, from first contact to arrival at CET. She also oversees the day to day operational business systems which ensure students are supported during their lifecycle from inquiry to alumni.

George Varua

Finance Manager

George Varua

George manages CET’s financial affairs and resources. He is in charge of preparing the CET budget, managing collection of student fees and organising refunds. He works closely with funding agencies and scholarship providers to manage the financial aspect of student’s scholarships.

George Varua

Finance Manager

George manages CET’s financial affairs and resources. He is in charge of preparing the CET budget, managing collection of student fees and organising refunds. He works closely with funding agencies and scholarship providers to manage the financial aspect of student’s scholarships.

Sunny Wu

Campaign Manager

Sunny Wu

Sunny manages strategic planning and delivery of integrated campaigns to support CET’s marketing activities and student recruitment services. The campaigns are designed to improve awareness of CET’s brand and products in various markets, and increase market share and ROI.

Campaign Manager

Sunny Wu

Sunny manages strategic planning and delivery of integrated campaigns to support CET’s marketing activities and student recruitment services. The campaigns are designed to improve awareness of CET’s brand and products in various markets, and increase market share and ROI.