Louise joins the Options Solutions team, having moved to Vancouver from the U.K. A teacher for over four years in both the U.K. and China, Louise is passionate about helping students make the most of their talent to achieve their goals and to find the right path for them. Louise achieved her Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University College London and her B.A. in Mandarin Chinese from the University of Sheffield. As part of her B.A. degree, Louise spent a year teaching and studying as an international student at Nanjing University, China.
Since moving to Canada, Louise has developed a thorough understanding of the Canadian post-secondary admissions process to complement her existing expertise in the U.K. university system. Her extensive training and research enables her to work with students aiming to continue their studies in both Canada and the U.K.
Applying to university can be daunting, and Louise prides herself on her ability to make every student feel confident navigating the application process by creating a space where students feel comfortable and where their concerns are listened to. As a teacher, Louise guided a variety of diverse learners through their university applications, including students with ASD, ADHD and other unique needs. She believes that there is a course and university to suit every student, and she finds it extremely rewarding when a student discovers their perfect fit. Louise’s positivity and her enthusiasm for working with young people has helped to cultivate meaningful relationships with her students and their families.
On days where Louise is not working, you will find her hiking, cycling and seeing everything that British Columbia has to offer!