Legally registered in New Zealand: registration number – 5659067
Mint is premium study and Immigration service. Helping people to study
and live overseas.
We have a full range of services:
Studying English as a second language
Diplomas as a gateway to working in the destination country
Post graduates including masters and doctorates
Immigration to New Zealand for individuals and families
The founders of Mint are Natalia Cardona and Mick Cottrell who live in New
Zealand. Co-founder Natalia Cardona is a licensed immigration advisor for
New Zealand. Our head office is in Auckland, New Zealand.
Mint has a multi-cultural and multi lingual team. We all speak Spanish, and within our team we also speak Portuguese and several European languages. The big difference is we are actually here in New Zealand for you.
Is the licensed Immigration Adviser for MintStudies and one of the co-founders.
She has an Industrial Engineering Degree from
Colombia and an MBA in International Business
from New Zealand. Natalia has more than 6
years’ experience helping people to achieve
their dream of studying overseas and assisting
Immigrants with all their Immigration settling
process in New Zealand. Natalia emigrated
herself from Colombia more than 10 years ago
and currently lives happily in Auckland.
Is the Managing Director and co-founder of MintStudies.
He is passionate about helping people move
across the world to achieve their dreams or
simply a better lifestyle. Mick has an MBA from
Auckland University. He emigrated from
England to New Zealand 20 years ago and has a
background in airline and tourism management.
Luz Mery Giraldo
Is Mint Studies’ New Zealand Manager.
She is a lawyer with years of experience in the
taxation field and a specialist in Public Law. Luz
Mery loves to give advice and guide people to
achieve their personal goals. Originally from
Colombia, she has settled in New Zealand
embracing all that it has to offer. The clean
environment and peace prevailing in the country
is what she loves most about New Zealand. Luz
Mery practiced basketball and enjoys listening
to classical music and reading.
He is a Spanish physiotherapist who decided to
go to the other side of the world looking for new
professional experiences. Pablo moved to
Auckland in August, 2015. He speaks Spanish,
English and Portuguese (similar to his mother
tongue: Galician). He has been working in Spain
as a physiotherapist for more than 6 years,
aquatic therapist and bodyguard. Among his
hobbies, he loves nature and practising all kinds
of sport: soccer, basketball or scuba diving. He
enjoys watching films, T.V shows and listening to
Gaby was born in Argentina. Once she finished her Vet degree in Buenos Aires, she decided she wanted to see the world.
Her first stop was in Nicaragua, where she worked in a Marine Turtle conservation project. Once the project was over, she came to NZ and made it her new home. That was almost 10 years ago!
When she is not in the kitchen trying a new recipe involving chocolate, she is dancing Tango or doing street photography.
Student Advisor from Colombia.
Currently a Ph.D. Student at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She has a Bachelor in Natural Sciences and Environmental Education, a Master in Social Development from Colombia and a Master 2 in Human Sciences and Education from France. Her passion is studies and travel around the world. She likes working out and going sightseeing.