About us

 

We are pioneers in education and have experience assisting people of all ages and from all over the world achieve their dreams in Australia for over a quarter of a century! We are more than an education agency: we are registered migration agents qualified to legally represent you and with access to the latest migration laws. Throughout our trajectory, 7,476 people have used our services, a 99.4% of our visas have been lodged successfully and over 80% of our clients have recommended our services. So many people cannot be wrong!

MICHAL SESTAK

MICHAL SESTAK

Founder and Managing Director at AustraliaOnline Sydney - Migration Agent (MARN 0208424)

Founder of the agency and fully registered migration agent, Michal has over 25 years of experience in the Australian education industry. Originally from the Czech Republic, Michal arrived to Sydney as an international student and studied both Finance and Business as well as Migration Law. Since 1993 he has assisted others in pursuing their goals in Australia. He also teaches about migration law at the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA). Michal has an ingrained sense of duty of care towards all his clients and constantly provides them with professional, up-to-date and realistic advice for their future.

Speaks: English, Czech/Slovak

 MAREK HRCKA

MAREK HRCKA

Manager at AustraliaOnline Sydney - Migration Agent (MARN 0741913)

Marek has been a key member of our team as one of our registered migration agents for over 10 years. Graduated in Migration Law, he specialises in diverse visas such as student, partner and skilled migration. Marek also teaches migration law at the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) which is the most important migration agents association in the country. We are proud to have one of the most knowledgeable migration agents in our team, ensuring that our visa application processes are surveyed by a full-fledged professional, maximising the possibilities of a successful visa grant.

Speaks: English, Slovak/Czech

JAIR CASTRO

JAIR CASTRO

Student Counsellor and Office Manager at AustraliaOnline Melbourne

Originally from Colombia, Jair has been in Australia since 2006 and has since then become an Australian citizen. Jair is not only a warm and professional individual: he also excels at designing personalised study plans, identifying students’ needs and focusing in the impact and possible scenarios that could affect the future in the long term. Jair is currently studying a bachelor degree at Torrens University, which enables him to provide the best counselling based on his own experience as a student.
Speaks: Spanish, English, Italian

Andrés Velasco

Andrés Velasco

Associate - Marketing Manager of AustraliaOnline LATAM BOGOTA

Andrés has over 6 years of professional experience in different student agencies, and has participated in the development of various educational projects with Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. Now a Colombian-born Australian national, he studied marketing and business in Sydney. Andrés is a very patient individual with a wealth of experience living in different countries, which has developed his empathy understanding the needs and worries of those who decide to go live abroad, particularly to Australia!

Speaks: English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian

LUCIA PRIKRYLOVA

LUCIA PRIKRYLOVA

Student Counsellor

Lucia is the newest to join our Sydney office team! Born in Slovakia, she has lived in Australia since 2016 and has ever since been in love with this country (and particularly its sunny beaches). Lucia has studied Marketing & Communication both in Czech Republic and in Australia. Passionate about working with people, she excels in customer service and providing assistance to our students.
A natural enthusiast, Lucie will not only make you feel welcome in our office during your time in Australia, she is also highly efficient assisting in every single visa process.

Speaks: English, Czech/Slovak

BARBORA SIMOVA

BARBORA SIMOVA

Student Counsellor

Barbora is originally from Prague and is part of our Sydney team as a student counsellor for the European market. Barbora arrived to Sydney over 3 years ago and has accrued ample experience as an international student in Australia as she has undertaken a Master degree at Torrens University. Also an avid traveller, she has lived and studied in several other English speaking countries. Her warm manners, efficiency and great attention to detail is priceless when looking after our students’ applications.

Speaks: English, Czech, Spanish.

CAROLINA OU SMOLINSKI

CAROLINA OU SMOLINSKI

Project Manager - AustraliaOnline LATAM

Carolina arrived for the first time to Australia in 2007 “just for two years”, which later on became 10. She completed a Master degree at Swinburne University and experienced both study and work in two of the most prominent Australian cities: Melbourne and Sydney. Originally from Argentina, Carolina is now an Australian citizen. She has been actively working in the Australian education industry for the past 6+ years at English and vocational colleges assisting students from all over the world adapting and developing their lives in this amazing country.

Speaks: Spanish, English, French, German

STANISLAVA PORUBCANOVA

STANISLAVA PORUBCANOVA

Travel Agent - AustraliaOnline Travel

Stani landed in Australia in 2003 from Slovakia to study tourism, and basically never looked back! She has worked for AustraliaOnline for over 7 years, and is a passionate traveller who never misses an opportunity to explore new places, many times even taking her laptop with her to work from wherever she is! With all her experience and knowledge of Australia and surrounding countries, Stani can thoroughly guide and recommend all about those “hidden” and “faraway from the crowd” places that not many people know about.

Speaks: English and Slovakian

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