Meet our International Team

Kia ora | Welcome

Hello, kia ora, greetings!

I am Judith Hill, the International Students Director for Marlborough Girls’ College. In this role, I oversee our international students’ education programme, provide support, and help them to navigate their experience in our school and community.

Born in New Zealand, I have spent 30+ years based in Southern California, where I was mostly self-employed in marketing, and business-development for international aerospace companies. This activity took me to many countries in the world and I enjoyed getting to know cultural nuances between peoples. I am currently a candidate in the Master of Professional Practice programme through Otago Polytechnic, and I have a four-year undergraduate certificate from the Ayn Rand Institute in California, where I studied philosophy, psychology and communications.

My passion for aviation brought me back to Blenheim, NZ. I worked at the Aviation School, a division of the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) in a support role managing pastoral and academic guidance for international students. I am committed to help our next generations experience the success and self-esteem which comes from meeting the challenges of life-long learning. It is a privilege to engage with the rangatahi (students) who step up to these challenges as they experience their international learning journey here at Marlborough Girls’ College.

Together (tahi), the entire MGC staff, the international team, and the girls themselves, we aim to achieve the best possible experience for our international students.

Judith Hill

Judith Hill
Judith HillInternational Director
My name is Kate Barriball, and I am the International Administrator and Homestay Co-ordinator for Marlborough Girls’ College. I hold a degree in Hotel and Leisure Management from the University of Gloucestershire. Previously, I worked in Human Resources for Athena Learning Trust in the United Kingdom. I am passionate about working with young people, particularly young women and their families.