Supporting students to make the best career and study choices for them is your most important role – and one we also see as ours.

That's why we offer a range of informative and engaging events, services and publications dedicated to facilitating students' successful transition from secondary to tertiary education.

Who are the VU Future Students team?

Our Future Students team works collaboratively with career practitioners and teachers to ensure that future students receive the most relevant, up-to-date information. We deliver presentations at schools, career expos and information evenings, and offer on-campus tours and activities at VU.

We take part in:

Find out more about VU's Future Students team in their bios below and contact us to discover how we can help guide your students to success in tertiary studies with our exciting VU Block Model.

Alex Sims

Director, Future Students
[email protected]

With nearly 20 years' experience in student recruitment in the tertiary sector, Alex leads the Future Students domestic team.

Kate Galati

Manager, Future Students
+61 3 9919 5858 | [email protected]

Kate, an alumni of Victoria University in secondary education, has a wealth of experience in teaching VCE as well as in student recruitment and marketing. She manages the Future Student Adviser team.

Emily Bodey

Future Students Coordinator
+61 3 9919 5761 | [email protected]u.au

Emily manages the VU Guaranteed program as well as a large number of recruitment projects such as the VU Forum.

Tricia Fidler

Future Student Adviser
+61 3 9919 2581 | [email protected]

Tricia is a highly experienced Future Student Adviser who has worked in the Future Students team for a number of years. She supports a large number of secondary schools across metropolitan Melbourne, particularly in the west and north of Melbourne as well as in the Bendigo and Macedon region.

Chris Skevofylakas

Future Student Adviser
+61 3 9919 4659 | [email protected]

An alumni of Victoria University in Psychological Studies and Business (HR Management), Chris is an experienced Future Student Adviser at Victoria University. He supports secondary schools in the Greater Dandenong area, the Hume area in the north of Melbourne and the Latrobe Gippsland region.

Melanie Inturrisi

Administration Assistant
+61 3 9919 5495 | [email protected]

Mel assists the Future Student Adviser team. For general enquiries and event bookings please email [email protected].

Jessie Cassar

Future Student Adviser
+61 3 9919 5935 | [email protected]

Jessie is an alumna of Victoria University in Youth Development. She is a well equipped Future Student Adviser, who supports secondary schools in the east of Melbourne plus a number of schools in the west. She also has a focus in Geelong.

Kira Duroux

Future Student Adviser
+61 3 9919 6005 | [email protected]

Kira is a proud Gumbaynggirr woman who is passionate about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' education. She is a highly experienced student recruiter with a number of years' experience in the tertiary sector. She supports schools in the south of Melbourne as well as in Shepparaton, Wodonga and Loddon Mallee regions.

Joanna Little

Future Student Adviser
+61 3 9919 5261 | [email protected]

Joanna works part time (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays) and is a highly experienced Future Student Adviser at Victoria University. She supports schools in the north west of Melbourne as wells as having a focus on the schools in the Ballarat region and Western Districts of regional Victoria.

Aprilyani Aprilyani

Regional Recruitment Manager
+61 3 9919 1197 | [email protected]

April oversees international student recruitment activities in Australia, Indonesia and Mauritius.

Won Taweephol

International Recruitment Officer
+61 3 9919 1428 | [email protected]

Won supports recruitment activities for Australia and Mauritius.

VU's International Future Students team supports prospective international students through the application process.

Find out more about VU's International Future Students team in their bios.