Our Team

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Elizabeth Walmsley

Elizabeth Walmsley

Co-owner, Managing Director

M.Ed (Adult) (UTS), TESOL Cert.
Elizabeth has worked in the international education industry for over 20 years and brings a wealth of experience and care to our clients. Elizabeth has travelled extensively throughout Asia, including living in China and Taiwan for 5 years. Some of the other countries she has visited many times include Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia, as well as visiting Brazil, UK and France. She has stayed in homestay situations herself in some of these countries so feels that she can ‘place herself’ into the shoes of most visitors to Australia for the first time.

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May Yung

May (Mei-tzu) Yung

Co-owner, Director

B.Commerce (UWS), MBA (UTS)
May came to Sydney when she was a young teenager as an international student and completed her HSC, bachelor and MBA studies in Australia. During her studies, she stayed with a homestay for six years, they are now her second family. She is able to draw from her own past experience to assist students in various areas. May’s main role at Oz Homestay is business compliance and accounts management. As a self-confessed foodie, May loves cooking and trying new foods.

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Sarah Walmsley

Sarah Walmsley

Operations and Administration Manager

B.Arts (UWS), M. Arts/International Communication (MQ)
Sarah has extensive experience in Student Services and Study Abroad programs. Her primary roles with Oz Homestay are managing all Study Tours; Parent Nominated Carer checks and compliance; as well as organising all home inspections and airport transfers. Sarah loves travelling and meeting people from different cultural backgrounds. She has lived and worked in Ireland, England, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China and has travelled extensively throughout Asia, Europe, North America and Northern Africa.

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Janet Lee

Janet Lee

Homestay Co-ordinator

Janet joined Oz Homestay in 2015 as a Homestay Co-ordinator and is responsible for setting up new registrations, liaising with students and hosts and general administrative duties. Janet moved to Australia in 2004 and she completed Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University and Master Degree of Accounting from University of New England. She is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin Chinese. Janet enjoys travelling and she loves short car trips around NSW. In her free time, she make desserts and taking her dog for walks.

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Lien Tran

Lien Tran

Accounts Assistant

Lien came to Sydney in 1998 and completed Bachelor of Business at UTS major in Accounting. She joined Oz Homestay as an accounts assistant in May 2014 assisting with homestay payments and other accounts related tasks. Lien is fluent in Vietnamese and hosted students at home in the past. She enjoyed helping students through her past experience as an overseas student.

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Na Li (Lina)

Na Li (Lina)

Accounts Assistant

Lina originally came from Shanghai, China. She came to Australia in 2006, stayed in Melbourne for four years before moving to Sydney in 2010. Lina is a partly qualified CPA with a Degree in Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Monash University. Lina joined Oz Homestay in October 2015, she is currently working to provide full range of supports to the directors and finance department & assist students, hosts and other staff when a Mandarin speaker is required. Lina loves going to gym and swims after work every day.

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Michael Saba

Michael Saba

Sydney North West District Co-ordinator

Michael joined Oz Homestay in 2014 and he is responsible for the Sydney North West District house inspections. Michael is a father of two beautiful girls, he appreciates how important it is for children to have a safe and clean home environment.

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