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Meet the Study Gurus Team

Meet the Study Gurus Team – Study Gurus is a diverse yet close-knit team of experienced and professional Australian registered education and migration agents.  We are fully committed to providing you with a personal and tailored experience that will put you on the best pathway to studying in Australia.  Our expert education agents have many years of extensive experience assisting students from all over the world. The Study Gurus Team is supported by our registered migration agents who specialise in the student visa process. Regardless of where you call home, our team will provide you with the correct Australian education and migration advice. We are a dedicated group of professionals who work together to achieve our common goals. With diverse backgrounds and expertise, we bring a unique blend of skills and perspectives to the table.

At our core, we are a collaborative and driven team that believes in delivering exceptional results. We leverage our individual strengths and work harmoniously to tackle challenges and seize opportunities. Together, we strive for innovation, excellence, and the utmost satisfaction of our clients.

Feel free to reach out to any of our team members if you have any questions or need assistance. We are here to help you!

Amanda O'Loughlin

Education Agent - Vocational Specialist

Amanda has worked in International Education since 2015 and has experience working in registered training organisations since 2012 and case management since 2001. Amanda is a Qualified Education Agent Counselor, QEAC number N161. Amanda has extensive experience counselling international students on how to obtain an Australian qualification that will allow them to pursue their dream career.
Meet the Study Gurus Team

Carlos Watson-Ferreira

Education Agent - Europe Desk

Carlos is from Portuguese and New Zealand Heritage. Carlos studied Law and Politics completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science with James Cook University. Carlos then completed his legal training and practiced and a commercial lawyer for 6 years in Queensland Australia. Carlos then went onto study corporate governance and business completing the Lisbon MBA in 2014.

Joshua Ferreira

Migration Agent - Skilled pathway Specialist

Background -Joshua Ferreira is from Portuguese and New Zealand heritage and his family is also based in Far North Queensland.

Qualifications - Joshua studied business at James Cook University, graduating with a Bachelor in Business and completed a post-graduate course in migration law at Australian National University in 2012. In the same year, he became a registered migration agent with OMARA, operating under registration number 1276739.

Professional Experience - A registered migration agent with more than 8 years of professional experience, Joshua assists international students to develop a study plan that will provide access to graduate employment permanent residence opportunities in Australia.

Expertise - Graduate Visas, Employer Sponsorship, Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMA).


Linda Li

Sales & Marketing Manager

Background: Originally from China, Linda has over 7 years of extensive experience in education and tourism.

Qualifications: Linda studied a Bachelor Arts majoring in Japanese, she also holds a graduate diploma of Education Leadership and Management

Professional Experience: Linda was a founder of Pioneer Study Tours Cairns from 2017-2020 and has has been working closely with different Australian organisations like EQI, TTNQ, Study Cairns, K12 schools, Colleges, Universities and local tourism suppliers. She has been helping over a thousand Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Australian students and schools’ study between China and Australia since 2014.

Expertise: Study Groups, Secondary School and Uni-preparation courses

Languages: Mandarin (Native), Japanese


Fiona Hill

Accounts Administrator

Fiona was born in New South Wales and grew up in metropolitan Victoria. She moved to FNQ in 2005 for a change of lifestyle and has never looked back. When not mastering accounts, Fiona enjoys travel, reading and is a passionate NRL and AFL supporter.
Qualifications – Fiona studied a Bachelor of Comerce
Professional Experience – Over 15 years in accounting positions within the Tourism, Agriculture and Migration sectors.
Expertise – Preparing financial reports, working with numbers, problem solving.

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Natale Menniti

Migration Agent - Employer Sponsor Specialist

Company director Natale Menniti is from a farming family which migrated to North Queensland from Italy in the 1950s. He studied law and arts at James Cook University, graduating with a BBL and BA, before gaining his Migration Law Certificate at Australian National University, Canberra, in 2009. He became a registered migration agent with OMARA in 2010 and operates under registration number 1066082.

Eline Janssens

Registered Migration Agent

Eline is originally from Belgium and is proud to call Australia her home since 2016. Eline studied a Bachelors in Business Management and specialised in Legal Practice. She also holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and Management. Has over 5 years experience in the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as administration and sales. Is also fluent in Dutch and English.

Janelle Franklin

Administrative Assistant

Janelle is a Cairns local with a Thai background. Janelle recently graduated from Redlynch State college and is completing a workplace traineeship.

Christin Warner

Marketing Coordinator

Christin is originally from Germany and calls Australia home since 2017. She studied a Bachelor of Media Management and Journalism. Christin also holds an Advanced Diploma in Marketing and a Diploma in Graphic Design. She has over 6 years of experience in working in Marketing and Communications. Christin is fluent in German and English.

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