About Us

Australian International Student Tours (AIST), marketing as Australian Independent and Private Schools, can assist you in increasing and enhancing your international education student programs.

 

AIST is a small, individual school focused and cost efficient organisation that has significant international marketing experience and networking.  We would be delighted to discuss with you how we can work together in promoting and further developing international education opportunities within your school.

 

All of the staff members at Australian International Student Tours are experienced education professionals who hold current blue cards. All of our tours and appointments adhere strictly to Australian and Queensland guidelines regarding international students within the private schools and government schools sectors.

Are you seeking to expand and/or enhance the diversity of your international student intake?

Are you interested in?

More long term FFPOS students?

Short-term students (1 – 4 terms)?

Study tour groups (10 – 14 days)?

Ms Tanya Ferguson

Director and Founder Australian International Student Tours

Tanya Ferguson has a passion for international education, which began as an exchange student in Sri Lanka. Tanya has forged a twenty year career working in international education in Australia, Japan and England. Some of Tanya’s career highlights include teaching English to non-English speaking Indigenous students in Far North Queensland, working with Japanese teachers of English in Fukuoka (Japan), winning a ‘Highly Commended’ award in the ‘Queensland International Education Awards’ for developing a collaborative international program between universities and schools, and establishing Australian International Student Tours in 2009. Tanya’s qualifications include a Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Education Studies – TESOL and a Masters in Applied Linguistics, for which Tanya received the Dean’s Commendation for Outstanding Achievement.

Mr Brian Savins

Principal Education Consultant

Brian recently retired as Principal of Clayfield College, Brisbane, after thirteen years as a Principal in independent schools.  Clayfield College is a boarding and day school with significant international reputation. Previously to being a Principal, Brian served as Assistant Principal at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls’ School, Brisbane and as Dean of Studies at The Southport School, Gold Coast.  With his extensive experience in international marketing and recruitment, ESOS and CRICOS legislative requirements, Brian now offers his expertise to other schools through Australian International Student Tours. Brian has developed trusted connections with quality schools and education agents throughout China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan and more recently in the developing Latin American and European markets.

Are you seeking to expand and/or enhance the diversity of your international student intake?

Are you interested in?

 

More long term FFPOS students?

Short-term students (1 – 4 terms)?

Study tour groups (10 – 14 days)?

Contact us to find out more