Live,
Learn,
Lonsdale.

We believe that learning is about more than just studying. It’s also about being curious, having fun, finding yourself and creating new and lasting friendships along the way.

EXPERIENCE LIFE WITH LONSDALE

Imagine travelling the world with no commitments but to study and learn about new cultures. And what better way to experience life than in the heart of the city; a vibrant, exciting metropolis. Located in the centre of the city, our Melbourne and Sydney campuses are close to major retail outlets, restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as all forms of public transport.

There’s no better place to be, to experience and explore Australian culture with your newfound friends and classmates.

ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS

Studying abroad might be the most challenging and rewarding experience of your life. That’s why we’re here to help. We provide you with a flexible learning experience. And empower you to develop the skills you need for your future. Whether you’re looking to build experience for your employment goals or developing language skills to help you feel at home, we are here to support you. 

WE ARE RIGHT HERE WITH YOU

Established in Melbourne in 2007, Lonsdale Institute is founded on a belief in the student experience. Through the diversity and insight of our team of professionals, we deliver English language courses and vocational skill based training.

Lonsdale Institute is an innovative educator. We believe that learning is about more than just studying. It’s also about being curious, having fun, finding yourself and creating new and lasting friendships along the way. We know every student is different. We constantly strive to provide our students with the best learning experience for their individual needs. Our support services and campus environments offer our students a safe and comfortable home away from home. 

OUR TEAM

When you choose Lonsdale you become part of our family. We’ll get to know each other at your Orientation, where we’ll provide you with all the information you need to know who can support your various needs and help you feel confident
with your new environment.

Our door is always open to support you.

EXECUTIVE STAFF

Gil Polglase

Chief Executive Officer

Lazaros Papasavas

Executive Director

Deborah Kelso

Principal Executive Officer

Sally Judd

Chief Operating Officer

ADMINISTRATION STAFF

Jon Stekhoven

Student Administration Manager

Sophia Spithas

Finance Manager

Manuel Cebrian Flores

Sales and Marketing Manager

Jen Smith

Academic Programmes and Operations Manager-Sydney

Carla Nelmes

Academic Coordinator-Sydney

Yulya Walker

Programme Manager - ELICOS

Lisa Kilman

Programme Manager - ELICOS

Helen Trigg

Head of Department VET

Moriel Karine Hanzen

Sales and Marketing Officer

Miya Morikawa

Sales and Marketing Officer

Mihwa Lee

Sales and Marketing Officer

Yumi Rodthong

Administration and Marketing Officer

Jaci Dominguez

Sales and Marketing Coordinator - Europe and Latin America

Lena Zafeiriou

Sales and Marketing Coordinator - Europe

Courses

Student Life