Our Student
Welfare Team


Katherine Ko

Student Welfare Officer

Katherine has been working in the education industry for 8 years. She is skilled in customer service and administration specially in documenting and reporting. She loves engaging with students, help and support them, and a very easy-going person. She possess a strong education background with a Master’s degree on social sciences (Interpreting) from RMIT. 

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Khaliah Marro

Student Welfare Officer

Khaliah has a passion for working in school communities and assisting students build their personal and professional development skills. She enjoys supporting students and assisting them with their enquiries as well as implementing programs, activations, events, and projects that have a strong emphasis on creating positive development and success during their educational journey.

With a Master’s degree in Social Work, Khaliah is set to helping students access the support services they require.


Tara Demarest

Student Welfare Officer

Tara is an EAL (English as an Additional Language) trainer by trade and enjoys helping students achieve their educational and social goals. With a Master’s of TESOL from The University of Melbourne, she is adept at helping students get the most out of their studies and is always open to a conversation about student concerns. She has experience of working in a community center and enjoys providing people assistance and service.

Interested in joining the SCEI-HE team?

Student Support

SCEI-HE understands that student experiences are as equally important as education outcomes, and more often than not, the student’s personal experience and academic performance are interdependent. We provide our students with a comprehensive range of support services and facilities in order to ensure that student well being is at its highest possible level.


Student support and student welfare are specifically supported by SCEI HE’s Student Welfare Coordinator and Support Officers.

SCEI-HE provides all students with access to:

Personal counselling


Student welfare


Student legal services


Academic progress




Official Student Association and special interest student groups

Disability services


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support groups and services


Chaplain services


Muslim prayer rooms and multi-faith spaces


Living and studying in Australia information seminars


Mature age student support groups

Student advocacy


Student-life and money management
information seminars


English language and academic writing workshops


Cross-cultural awareness information seminars


Time management and study habit workshops

Need further assistance?

Contact our student welfare team