Mr. Houssam Dernaika

Mr. Houssam Dernaika

Director – Sydney

The original founder of SLG is Mr. Houssam Dernaika who had a vision to serve the International education sector in many positive ways, both on a local and international level. He graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Majoring International Business) from the University of Western Sydney.


Mr. Nazim El Bardouh

Mr. Nazim El Bardouh

Lawyer – Melbourne

Nazim graduated from Monash University with a Double Degree in Law and Information Technology in 2008. His practice was done in the state of Victoria as a solicitor in 2009, eventually obtained his registration as a Migration Agent in the same year with the Migration Agents Registration Authority; MARN: 096171. He primarily practices in migration, property, commercial and family law.

Nazim was featured in a wide range of Australian media reports covering some complex immigration matters he handled.

Nazim is our trusted Lawyer currently working hand in hand in our Melbourne branch.


Lara is responsible for the overall management of administrative tasks at StudyLink Group Sydney Office


Aya is in charge of administrative work at Sydney CBD, StudyLink Group


Layal is also doing Admin work for StudyLink Group



Ms. Majda Ichou

Marketing Manager – Sydney

Majda works in Sydney office as a Marketing Manager. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) in London

She has Australian and international marketing, sales, account management and administrative experience.  She has worked with Start-up businesses targeting B2B &B2C clients in Sydney. Majda had also previous experience with large IT corporates in Europe, most notably with Hewlett Packard as an Account Manager in Greece. Along with her international work experience. Majda speaks French, Arabic and she has an intermediate Spanish level.

Majda is responsible for the day to day management of digital marketing and communications including email marketing, social media and website maintenance in support of the revenue growth strategy for the Sydney office branch

Offshore Branches


Ouina is the marketing coordinator for the Japanese market at StudyLink Group, Sydney CBD


Mr. Mohanad Dernaika

Administrative Manager, Education Consultant and Middle East Regional Manager 

Mohanad is currently managing Lebanon office. He has graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business.

Mohanad has organised exhibitions in Lebanon and managed the marketing strategies for the business.  Mohanad has also organised meetings and seminars with private and public schools in Lebanon to promote Australian education providers, such as TAFE NSW, UWS and Kaplan back in 2011. Mohanad also attended international exhibitions including ICEF in Turkey and Dubai and also completed many training sessions in Australia relevant to the field.

Mohanad has completed the International Education Agents Training Course (PIER) in 2016 and is therefore a qualified Education agent consultant, his registration number is QEAC L403.

Mr. Qasem Ababnh

Mr. Qasem Ababnh


SLG Representative – Jordan

Qasem works in Jordan office as a Director. He studied Bachelor of Arabic Language in Yarmouk University in Jordan and attained a certificate in English from Australia. He manages the office and represents the company during seminars and exhibitions.