International Website

Support People

Prue Isaacs – International Student Director

oversees the enrolment, payments, visas, insurance and other matters for International Students during their time at Wellington High School.

Julie McDonald – International Dean

is available to assist International Students in educational, homestay and personal matters. She is responsible for the placement and performance of all international students.

Di Jordan – Homestay Coordinator

assists students in finding good quality homestay accommodation and acts as an advocate for students.

Di Jordan

Jenny Olsen – Teacher in Charge of English Language

assist all students from non English speaking backgrounds to improve their English and also help them to adapt to the New Zealand school system.


Thuy Tran – Administration Assistant

takes care of the day to day administration in the department, with particular emphasis on insurance and immigration matters for the international students. She works 15 hours/week during term-time.

Maeve Stevenson – Guidance/First Language Counsellor

is available to assist students with more complex personal problems.


Chuni Bhikha – Careers Advisor

is available to help students with tertiary education placements.