Located in Sydney, Grande Turista is the authority and leading organisation in helping clients meet all their Education needs.
The best educational experience comes from being invested and involved just as we’re invested in your future. We’re committed to helping students create their own futures by walking with them hand-in-hand each step of the way.
Grande Turista offers a professional, custom designed, consulting service that allows students to seamlessly grow and develop into the careers they want. Our services focuses on 6 pillars that we believe underpins everything that makes a student fruitful and successful in their academic and personal life.
They are Education at some of Australia’s best institutions, learning new Languages whether it’s English or others with other foreign students, acquiring strong Skills in leadership, communication and thinking, embark on Travel & Activities so they embrace the local culture, the right Visas to ensure a global and international experience as well as Internships for practical learning.
We understand students need to be participants, not spectators in education; and through our programs, service and delivery, Grande Turista can open their eyes with an immersive experience that will give them every opportunity to BE more, not just do more.
From Former Federal Member for Barton,
Emeritus Mayor Nickolas Varvaris J.P
The best way to get anywhere in life is to ask someone who has already been there. That is why our team at Grande Turista are exceptional individuals who have been involved in a range of projects in various disciplines across media, business development, consulting, finance and of course education to help deliver our promise: creating new futures one student at a time.
Phoebe's career has encompassed broadcast journalism, Film & TV work, teaching, and educational travel consultant with extensive involvement in charity and community work.
Phoebe joined SBS Radio as a senior producer on its Mandarin programs, conducting interviews with political, business and civic leaders. She both produced and presented SBS Radio programs for 16 years, including live broadcasts from across Australia and overseas for SBS Youth Orchestra’s Beijing tour. Phoebe also undertook television work, including producing a Qantas travel film “Welcome to Taiwan”, and other documentaries.
Phoebe is a trustee & Vice President of ACCF - Australian Chinese Charity Foundation. She is also on the board of AIIA - Australian Institute of International Affairs and advisor of the Chinese Language Education Council of NSW. Phoebe was a Board member of Ethnic Languages School Board, Federation of Community Language Schools as well as the Ethnic Community Council and she also served 9 years as councillor for the Art Gallery Society of NSW.
Phoebe is a fluent public speaker and an assiduous and active contributor to a number of community groups in the Sydney region.
With over 7 years of experience in workplace training, consulting and business development, Alan has been able to draw on his experience to provide strategic career-related advice to his clients and students.
His previous role as a financial planner has allowed him to successfully coach a wide spectrum of clients from young adults, families to senior management and C-Level executives on pragmatic financial advice to help secure their financial futures.
Alan travelled throughout Australia delivering seminars to large corporates and was a key speaker at UNSW & USYD educating students on career strategies in entering the financial planning industry.
He is passionate about using this experience to help graduates and students meet their career goals, accelerating their learning curve and giving them every opportunity to be successful in their professional and personal lives.
Alan holds a Diploma in Financial Services, an Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and serves his community as a Justice of the Peace.
Jerry is an entrepreneur, consultant and life-long student in mastery who's always taking a unique, multidisciplinary approach to building organisations by focusing on adding incredible value.
With experience accumulated over 3 different countries including China, Australia and New Zealand, Jerry brings across a wealth of experience that will help Grande Turista add incredible value to student lives.
He has a Bachelor of Business and a Master of Management from the University of Melbourne and has held roles at CITIC Securities, HSBC and PwC.
We work with local and state government that support these programs to drive and promote Sino-Australia relationships between students.
At Grande Turista we’re fortunate to have a number of exceptional individuals who form our Executive Leadership Team.
Our leaders draw on their unique experience and expertise from across a range of disciplines to help guide the direction of Grande Turista and the development of the students.
recognized & Celebrated
As our students embark on our programs and complete them accordingly, we recognize this as a significant achievement and incredible milestone in their journey towards career success.
As such, we want to mark their achievement at the completion of our programs with a nationally-recognized certificate that they use as part of their career portfolio.
Our Unique Offering
Custom and Comprehensive Programs
We specialise in holistic education consulting advice and have the required expertise to help students achieve their academic and professional goals.
Our services include education pathways, language workshops, travel tours and activities, Visa applications, skill workshops and internship programs.
We understand that navigating your academic journey whilst meeting your lifestyle obligations can be challenging so we understand that your educational goals and objectives are different and vary in complexity for all our students.
Although everyone is different, we have a systemized approach to clearly define how we work with you and to provide you with an
understanding of what outcomes you can expect from each stage of our advice process.
Below outlines the fundamental steps that make up our
recommended planning process.
It is important to remember that you are in control and can decide whether to stop, change, or continue at any stage of the process.
Our job at Grande Turista is to advise and help you, but you are
always in control.
i. Discuss your goals and what is important to you
ii. Define how we can assist and associated costs
iii. Develop strategies and a plan to help you achieve your goals
iv. Present your plan and agree on how to proceed
v. Work with you to implement your plan and associated products
vi. Review your plan as often as agreed to help you stay on track