Our office in Sydney is located in the heart of the city on Pitt Street, adjacent to the Market Street Shopping Malls and the Sydney Galleries. Applicants are welcome to visit our office in person.

Our Sydney office is responsible for reviewing all applications received from the Asia Pacific region and for providing pre-departure & Visa processing support.

Office Address

ABN: 73 161 045 076

CRCC Asia Ltd (Sydney)

Suite 706, Level 7
250 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: (+61) 02 8084 3410

Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Staff Members

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Michael Benson

Asia Pacific Regional Manager

Michael been working with CRCC Asia since September 2011 and is responsible for overseeing our company expansion into the Asia Pacific region. Originally working in our Beijing office Michael was relocated to Sydney after delivering excellent results to establish our first office in the Oceanic region, successfully positioning CRCC Asia as the leading China Internship provider in Australia and New Zealand.

Michael is also responsible for our website development and works closely with our global marketing teams on various digital media initiatives. Michael is the General Manager for our Sydney office managing our various teams and helping to further improve bilateral links between Australia and China.

Prior to working with CRCC Asia Michael studied for a Bachelor Degree in Politics and International Relations at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, where he was born and raised. Upon graduation Michael relocated to Beijing, China, here he worked as a Marketing Assistant for the popular domestic social networking service Renren.

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Shane Smith

Asia Pacific Marketing Manager

As Asia Pacific Marketing Manager Shane is responsible for liaising between various universities in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region. In addition Shane is also responsible for alumni engagement and outreach, social media activity and manages our Marketing Team in the Sydney office.

Shane has formalized a number of key university partnerships in Australia and has an excellent knowledge of our programs in China, firstly as a participant on our China Internship Program in Beijing and having visited our offices in Shanghai for business purposes in 2013.

Shane is originally from the South Coast of New South Wales and graduated with a Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies (Advertising and Marketing) from the University of Wollongong in July 2012. He has studied abroad in Germany, twice in the USA and completed a two month marketing internship in Beijing through CRCC Asia early in 2012.

These international experiences and other extensive travel are what make Shane passionate to help other students discover what the world has to offer and connect them with amazing opportunities for personal and professional growth gaining valuable work experience at a company in China.

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Pallavi Malladi

Asia Pacific Regional Assistant

As our Asia Pacific Regional Assistant Pallavi is responsible for providing key administrative support to the Asia Pacific Regional Manager each month, to help ensure a smooth pre-departure process. Pallavi is responsible for Visa processing and has developed an expert knowledge and understanding of China Visa regulations in Australia.

Pallavi is currently in the penultimate year of her degree, Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Business Law) at the University of New South Wales. She has previously completed an internship in Shanghai in 2013 with CRCC Asia which further cemented her love for China and the Chinese culture. She hopes to return there in the near future.

Alongside her passion for travelling, in her spare time Pallavi enjoys learning new languages (she is currently studying Latin and Classical Greek), reading and calligraphy.

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Gary Sentosa

Web Development Assistant

Gary hails from Jakarta Indonesia, but having spent the last six years living in Sydney he now calls Australia home. As our Web Development Assistant Gary plays an integral role in our digital media strategy and works closely with our global marketing teams.

Gary is responsible for overseeing various digital marketing platforms and works in collaboration with our Asia Pacific Regional Manager to deliver functionality and usability improvements to our website design and content.

Gary graduated from University New South Wales with a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Information Systems. Gary has always had interest with web development and East Asian culture from a very young age.

During his spare time, he enjoys learning computer programming and Japanese. He plans to visit East Asian Countries in the future.