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Wendy is here every day to help students. She is responsible for the pastoral care of all students, encouraging a balance between academic, cultural, sporting and social activities.

Wendy’s experience working in independent boarding schools throughout both Victoria and Queensland has enabled her to build on her rural Victorian upbringing, aiming to strengthen educational opportunities, especially for students from remote, rural and regional areas. Most recently she was awarded her Master of Education (Guidance and Counselling). You can talk to Wendy about any concerns you may have, either personally or academically.

Tamara holds a PhD from University of South Australia, and a first class honours degree in Health Sciences from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. For the past decade she has worked as an academic and researcher at UniSA and Flinders University.  As a mother and a tutor, Tamara understands the pressures a young person experiences as a student and as a person in the world.  


Tamara is responsible for academic support for student and provides programs of workshops throughout the year. You can contact Tamara about any concerns you have about your academic journey. She also manages the library, and she can help you with all of your textbook needs. She is in the office Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. 

Emma joined St Ann’s in early 2021 and has a background in administrative work in public relations and healthcare. She has a Bachelor of Nutritional Medicine and ran her own practice in the Adelaide Hills for some years. At St Ann’s Emma is responsible for managing various operations and administrative projects that the College undertakes and she works closely with all the staff at the College.

If you would like some help with any administration or project queries, operations matters or a quick chat on the benefits of vitamin D then please contact Emma on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Paul is in Wednesday to Friday. His role at St Ann’s involves coordinating maintenance and building projects, liaising with contractors, managing accommodation requirements, overseeing the administrative team and supporting the Principal.

Paul, a native Kiwi, brings a wealth of experience from many years in the Aviation Industry. His last role being the State Manager SA and NT for Emirates Airline, based in Adelaide. He was attempting to retire and travel the world, before the pandemic put paid to those plans and he got snapped up by St Ann’s.

He’s been busy the last few months on significant refurbishment projects, including installing kitchens throughout the student corridors, refurbishing the library, and renovating Melbourne Street.

Leia is here every week day to assist the Principal and help students.

Originally from Brazil, Leia has been living in Adelaide since arriving as a student in 2016. She holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and this website is developed by her.

Leia has also helped with the development of our student Portal and to move the College from paper application process to a cloud solution site. After achieving her permanent residency in 2018, Leia took up her full-time position with St Ann’s. She is now an Australian citizen, officially welcomed to the country in May 2021.

Leia is the best person to speak to if you want to find some time for a meeting with Denise. She manages the St Ann’s application process and numerous other adhoc administrative duties and also designs many of St Ann’s marketing collaterals. Leia is your ‘go to’ for any tech issues, such as Wi-Fi connections.

Joanne works at St Ann’s Tuesday through Friday, 9am to 3pm.

Joanne is the St Ann’s Bookkeeper and joined the College in 2020. With an accounting and finance background in the hotel and hospitality industry Joanne manages the day-to-day finances of the College. She has been working in the finance industry for nearly 20 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Please contact Joanne If you have any queries regarding College fees, student contracts, payroll or general day-to-day finance.

Luke joined the St Ann’s team at the start of 2022. As the Maintenance Manager he works Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm, and keeps the lights on, the walls standing and manages all the repairs and renovations in between. As the manager of our enormous and eclectic group of buildings Luke is the go-to person for any maintenance and building issues. A carpenter and joiner by trade, Luke has extensive experience in facility management and trade coordination as well as a thorough understanding of Australian building codes and compliance requirements. We hope that his previous experience in fitting out warships will ensure that St Ann’s buildings are kept in shape and student tolerant for many years to come!

If you have any issues with your room or notice any maintenance issues around the College, please don’t hesitate to contact Luke or the office staff.

In 2019 Vic celebrated 20 years of service at St Ann’s College, tending to the spacious grounds and nurturing the picturesque gardens. Vic has spent a large portion of his career in the gardening industry from manufacturing irrigation equipment to tending the gardens for the Adelaide Convention Centre.