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Personal guidance

Marie-Louise has built a strong network of advisors who share her passion to help students find the right path to their chosen career and successful future. All of her consultants have a deep understanding of student requirements and university admissions procedures. Every applicant is different and needs individual advice accordingly. It is this understanding which underpins the team’s personal approach, and which lies at the heart of their work.  Please do read some of the wonderful testimonials which we receive on a regular basis. 


Marie-Louise Banning   Humanities and Social Sciences

BA Hons Hispanic Studies RSA DELTA
Marie- Louise was most recently Head of UK University Applications at Dukes Education in London, and Director of apply2university, which she founded in 2011. Previously she was Principal in schools in Cambridge Education Group where she introduced the IB Diploma, and was a Member of the Board for five years. 

Kitty Wijsman  Dutch Universities and EU 

BA French MA Theatre Studies and History of Art Utrecht

Kitty has been working in Dutch education since 1974. As a French teacher and school guidance counsellor she provided young adults and their parents with specialist guidance on selection of, and applications to universities in the Netherlands . Since 2001 she has been working as an independent education consultant, guiding young adults in their choices for higher education in the Netherlands and abroad. 

Richard Adey   Creative Arts  

BA Hons MA Fine Art Fulbright fellow

Richard has lectured in Art and Design for over 30 years. For the last 20 years of his career he was Head of Foundation at Salisbury College of Art. Under his leadership student placement into Higher Education courses is consistently 100%. Richard was also a Fulbright fellow in Seattle, Washington.

Dr Lucy Marples   Medicine 

MBBS MPhil BA Hons

Lucy works as a Junior Doctor in London, where she is completing an Academic Foundation Programme in Medical Education, having completed Graduate Medicine at Kings College London. She  has advised and tutored applicants to medical school for several years during her training, and has exceptional academic ability as a first class graduate in both philosophy and medicine. 

Shirley Lambert   American applications
BA Poli Sci Wellesley MLS Simmons MBA Colorado TEFL 

Shirley has successfully advised applicants to the USA for Marie-Louise since 2011. As former academic publisher in Washington D.C.,lecturer at Simmons GSLIS in Boston, and latterly at Parsons in Paris, she has extensive experience at university level, and maintains contacts with a wide network of universities. She continues to interview scholarship applicants for her alma mater, Wellesley.  Shirley can also cover Canadian applications.

Lynn Weston   Research Specialist and Essay Training

BA Hons German and English MA Creative Writing

Lynn has over 30 years’ experience in education and management. She founded her own school of English in Switzerland, and later became International and Baccalaureate Director of CATS College Canterbury where she assisted international students with their university applications.

Emanuele Silvio Gentile   Engineering and Science

MSc Physics

Emanuele brings to the team a deep scientific knowledge.  He has gained first-class honours in Physics at Imperial and is now taking a PhD at Reading University. Originally from Bologna, he understands the challenges which students face both during the application procedure and after arrival. 

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