AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Kia ora! 

Members of the WORLDCONNECT team recently got a chance to see the beautiful ‘land of the long white cloud’ as well as go on a campus tour of our partner institutions in New Zealand.

WorldConnect Davao franchise owner, Ronald Layug, went on the trip and was joined by educational consultants and documentation specialists, Ruby Jane Rabe, Jessa Palma, and John Rey Antonio of the Davao, Naga, and Cebu branches respectively.

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The team (L-R): John Rey Antonio, Ruby Jane Rabe, Ronald Layug, and Jessa Palma sneak in a photo-op with the world famous Sky Tower in Auckland City.

The team also had a chance to visit and meet with some of our partner institutions in NZ. The trip was sponsored by New Zealand School of Education (NZSE) and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology who also hosted WORLDCONNECT for a tour of their campuses in Auckland City and in Rotorua.


The team with the international staff of NZSE in Auckland City, New Zealand

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The team was also received by the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology (Rotorua) – one of the biggest and high performing polytech schools in NZ – with the international education director Graeme Rennie (leftmost) and Bipul Das (rightmost), their Int’l Relationship Manager for Southeast Asia.


The team also got to check in with their client-students in New Zealand.


The WorldConnect Davao team snaps a photo-op with their student-clients, Paola Gonzales, Eunice Malim, and Vincent Ray Odal


WorldConnect Cebu’s John Antonio (center) with student-clients and Ms. Evangeline Adriano (leftmost), our in-house NZ-based licensed immigration adviser