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Study Queensland Agent Pitch Challenge

Entries closed. Winner announced 12 April 2018

The Study Queensland Agent Pitch Challenge 2018 gives agents the opportunity to pitch their most creative and innovative student recruitment campaign to take Study Queensland to the world. Each campaign will target international students via their most important influencers - their parents.

Study Queensland will provide $15,000 for the winner to implement their concept in their designated market, as well as providing assistance during development and implementation of the winning campaign. 

The Agent Pitch initiative is part of the of the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program, a state-wide program, providing an opportunity for government and business leaders to meet, build new relationships, strengthen trade and investment ties and explore opportunities across the Commonwealth and beyond.

Winner benefits:

  • Receive $15,000 to implement your campaign concept
  • Gain major exposure for your business
  • Leverage off the Study Queensland brand
  • Share your vision with influencers in universities, VET, ELICOS and schools
  • Enjoy exclusive hosted tours of Cairns and South-east Queensland
  • Attend key sporting events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

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Five Agent Pitch Finalists



AUG Student Services

Singapore AUG Student Services is an educational consulting company placing students in reputable educational institutes around the world every year. AUG Student Services have branches in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Beijing, the Philippines and Australia. In Australia, AUG Student Services have a presence in Brisbane, Queensland and four other offices country wide.



Alexis Yeo

Alexis is the Marketing Executive at AUG Student Services Singapore and has been very active in the area of content marketing and advertising for the education industry.



Beyond Study Center

Beyond Study Center is an Australian education advisory firm who provide counselling to students in Thailand who need information about living and working in Australia. Beyond Study Center provide students with advice and help guide them through admission application and the visa process. Beyond Study Center have offices in Thailand and Australia.


Wittawat (Game) Busaracumwong

Wittawat is Managing Director of Beyond Study Center and the founder of, the largest community website for Thai working holiday makers.


EMSA (Education and Migration Services Australia)

EMSA has been operating since 2009 as an agency that assists students and potential migrants with identifying the most suitable pathway into Australia. EMSA cover all education options and assist in sourcing suitable courses for students. With 10 offices across 6 countries, EMSA are well placed to assist both on and offshore students and migrants in identifying the best visa for their needs and outcomes.


Andres Saavedra

Andres leads the delivery of high quality digital marketing material to all EMSA (Education and Migration Services Australia) clients in Latin America and around the world.



Global Study Partners

Global Study Partners (GSP) connects international students with educational institutions in Australia. Global Study Partners provides a unique, innovative, scalable EdTech platform for affiliated agents to connect with institutions offering unparalleled access and efficiency.



Elaine Starkey

Elaine is the Co-founder and CEO of Global Study Partners. Elaine also founded Studylane, GSP’s online student portal that allows international students to search, compare and apply for thousands of courses globally.



PEACS (Pacific Education Abroad Consulting Services)

PEACS (Pacific Education Abroad Consulting Service) is a professional education consultancy for Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Pacific Island students. PEACS provide quality and professional assistance to students with course selection, application process, student visa and pre-departure preparation. PEACS are the only QEAC (Qualified Education Agent Counsellor) registered education agent servicing PNG and partnered with Queensland’s leading schools and institutions.



Mitsuki Scott

Managing Director of PEACS (Pacific Education Abroad Consulting Service). Mitsuki has built strong relationships across the international education sector of Australia contributing to significant growth in the PNG education market.


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