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Lara Hay
Relationship Manager, North West Tasmania
lara.hay@utas.edu.au
03 6430 1658 or 0418 785 620

University of Tasmania
Private Bag 3502
BURNIE TAS 7320

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
adam.mcdermott@utas.edu.au
0438 141 711

University of Tasmania
Locked Bag 1327
LAUNCESTON TAS 7250

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
samantha.anderson@utas.edu.au
0400 349 300

University of Tasmania
Private Bag 114
HOBART TAS 7001

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.

Claire Chu
Location: HOBART 
+61 3 6226 1768

Claire is originally from Taiwan, and worked in the English Language Centre at the University of Tasmania before joining the Interstate Future Students Team

Helen McClure
Location: Hobart

As Head of the Interstate Recruitment Team, Helen is passionate about education and ensuring young Australian's can find a course that will propel them on their journey towards a fulfilling career.

Interstate Future Students
General Enquiries
student.recruitment@utas.edu.au

University of Tasmania
Private Bag 38
HOBART TAS 7001

Meet the Team


Ben Gillam
Location: QUEENSLAND,
+61 3 6226 1314

Ben has been working with schools in VIC for over 3 years and loves supporting students on their future education decisions. He also has a dog called Halloumi.

Jen Hastings
Location: QUEENSLAND
+61 3 6226 1326

Jen has recently returned home to QLD after 10 years in Sydney. She is a creatively led marketing and comms professional with 8 years experience in higher education.

Eva Dunlea Punnett
Location: NEW SOUTH WALES
+61 2 8572 7921

Eva is originally from the UK but relocated to the sunnier climes of Sydney in 2014. She has over 10 years of experience in Higher Education and loves to help students through their journey to university study.

Ellen Gibson
Location: NEW SOUTH WALES
+61 2 8572 7903

Ellen has worked in the education sector in the UK and Australia for over 3 years. Before joining the UTAS team Ellen was picking watermelons on the largest watermelon farm in the southern hemisphere.

Liliana Arango
Location: NEW SOUTH WALES
+61 2 8572 7977

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

Jenny Nguyen
Location: VICTORIA
+61 3 6226 1317

Jenny grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. Jenny is excited to hear about your student's stories and how she can help them reach their goals in Tasmania.

Ethan Knott
Location: HOBART - Supporting: SA, WA, NT
+61 3 6324 3542

Ethan has been with the University of Tasmania for 5 years and in that time has supported students from abroad and onshore come and study in Tasmania.

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