Kate Shin is the International Students Director. Her Korean name is Ji Yeongyeon. She is committed to her role as an experienced teacher and long serving staff member at ANI. She works part time (Mon, Tue, Thu) in our International Student Department. She has worked at ANI since 2006 and lives in Remuera. She previously worked at the University of Canterbury as a Korean advisor in the School Support Team. After that she completed her master’s degree at the University of Auckland. Her hobbies include playing the piano, tramping, reading and travelling. She loves living in New Zealand and exploring nature within the country. She originally comes from Seoul, South Korea and moved to New Zealand in 1996. She was an English teacher in state schools in Seoul, Korea. She feels fortunate to come to ANI and work with her colleagues. She has a strong passion to work with children of this age at ANI.