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Lara Hay
Relationship Manager, North West Tasmania
03 6430 1658 or 0418 785 620

University of Tasmania
Private Bag 3502

Graduating from the University of Tasmania in 2011, Lara has a background in media and communication. Her passion is people, who they are, where they want to be and helping them achieve their study dreams. She is also a keen conversationalist and coffee fiend. A proud born and bred Tasmanian and now North West Coaster, Lara is located at our Cradle Coast campus.

Adam McDermott
Relationship Manager, Northern Tasmania
0438 141 711

University of Tasmania
Locked Bag 1327

Adam is a graduate of the University of Tasmania, with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Education and Teaching. He previously worked with Save the Children and ReachOut Australia, leading a wide range of community development, wildlife conservation, and education programs within developing countries. Adam is based at the University’s Newnham campus.

Samantha Anderson
Relationship Manager, Southern Tasmania
0400 349 300

University of Tasmania
Private Bag 114

Samantha grew up on the North West Coast of Tasmania, before moving to Launceston and completing a Bachelor of Business. The most rewarding part of her role is welcoming the students she has previously met in schools when they join the University and enter the next phase of their lives. She is based at our Sandy Bay campus and is also completing a Master of Teaching.

Meet the Team

Helen McClure
Helen is passionate about education and ensuring young Australian's are able to find a course that will propel them on their journey towards a fulfilling career.


Ben Gillam
Ben has a dog called Halloumi and has been working with schools and students for over three years.

Jen Hastings
Jen has recently returned home to Queensland after 10 years in Sydney. She is a creatively led professional with 7 years' experience in higher education.
Contact: 036226 1326

New South Wales

Eva Dunlea Punnett
Eva is a Londoner with 10 years' experience in higher education. When she’s not working, Eva plays the guitar and loves to travel.
Contact: 02 8572 7921

Ellen Gibson
Ellen picked watermelons on the largest watermelon farm in the southern hemisphere for four months, before getting into higher education in Australia. 
Contact: 02 8572 7903

Elizabeth De SouzaLiz’s favourite aspects of the job is meeting prospective students and discovering what they are passionate about.

Liliana Arango
Lili is originally from the coffee zone in Columbia, and has worked in the education industry in Australia for over 10 years.


Jenny NguyenJenny grew up in Adelaide, South Australia and used to work as a music journalist.

South Australia, Western Australia  Northern Territory

Ethan Knott
Ethan has been with the University of Tasmania for five years and in that time has supported students from around the world to come and study in Tasmania.
Contact: 03 6324 3542

Claire Chu
Claire is originally from Taiwan, and worked in the English Language Centre at UTAS before joining the Interstate Future Students Team. 
Contact: 03 6226 1768

Interstate Future Students
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University of Tasmania
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