Mary Ann Seow
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Mary Ann Seow is the current National President of the ISANA International Education Association. She was elected into the position in December 2013 and is serving her second term. Mary Ann has been a member of the ISANA National Council since 2009 and has been actively involved in international education in Australia for over 15 years. She arrived as an international student from Singapore to study in Adelaide and holds post-graduate qualifications in Politics, Psychology and Communications from Flinders University and the University of South Australia. She has worked in the higher education sector in a variety of roles. These have included industrial relations, human resource management, academic teaching and research, international student services and corporate training. Her passion lies in working in the international education sector and collaborating with agencies, student groups and peers to assist and support international students and to advance research in international education.
University of New England
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Vice President Professional Development
University of Canberra
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Vice President Planning & Development
Monash College Pty Ltd
StudyExplore Pty Ltd
Brett J Lyon has more than 20 years in education. He spent his early career teaching primary school and English in Australia, Britain and Switzerland in the International School system. Since then he has been a deputy head teacher, project manager, curriculum and course developer, policy writer, student services manager, assistant registrar and is currently quality and compliance manager for a non-profit RTO. He has worked in early childhood, primary, vocational and higher education as well as for the NSW state government in learning and development. Brett completed his Masters in Education in 2015 and is currently doing a Diploma in Marketing. Brett is very active in social media and uses this to support students online and build supportive communities. Brett commenced as National Communications Manager in 2015 and tweets for ISANA @ISANAnational, he also maintains the ISANA website.
Immediate Past President
New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory
Asia Pacific International College APIC
ISANA has provided me with the opportunity to interact with many people from different sectors, develop my skills and also create lifelong friendships.
South Australia, Northern Territory & Western Australia
Victoria & Tasmania
Asian Student Accommodation
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