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About us

ABOUT US

At AIMS, we recognise that Australia is a diverse and culturally rich nation. Our mission is twofold: to assist immigrants and international students on their journey to Australia, and to support their seamless integration into Australian society and local communities to successfully start their study or work. We are also firm believers in the interaction and flow of information among people and cultures. To this end, we are dedicated to:

– Enhancing intercultural understanding and engagement between diverse communities

– Providing educational and career advice to students and immigrants

– Helping local institutes, companies and corporations reach their target audience

AIMS provides professional advice and services to students and migrants from across the globe. We are capable of placing students from primary to tertiary educational levels, into their desired educational and career pathway. Indeed, throughout the past decade, our education counsellors have placed thousands of students in Australia, everywhere from vocational education to the highest stages of academia. And our experienced visa experts have successfully provided a wide range of visa advice and assistance to people from different backgrounds.   With decades of cumulative experience, our team has the capacity to cater to the diverse needs of our clients, and our extensive industry connections and our up-to-date information allow us to optimise individualised study, career band business plans. 

Ultimately, it is our desire that all of our clients can enjoy life in Australia and will thrive. We hope that our clients will be able to give back to their community to cultivate a better society for everyone. 

Our Priorities

  • Immigration Success
  • Intercultural Understanding
  • Communitiy Engagement
  • Professional Development
  • Sustainability
  • Social Harmony

Our Team

Aimo J Aho

Senior Visa Advisor, Solicitor

Profession: Senior Solicitor (Admitted to Practice, Solicitor, NSW; Admitted to Practice, Solicitor, ACT; Admitted to Practice, Solicitor, Qld., – Unrestricted Practicing Certificate, Current); Registered Migration Agent (RMA 9255390, since 1992).

Aimo J Aho is a senior legal practitioner with about 50 years’ experience. He is experienced in a range of immigration areas, particularly student, business and sponsored work with key clients from all over the world. Currently holding an unrestricted practising certificate as a solicitor in Queensland, Aimo also has excellent experiences in NSW and the ACT.

Aimo has a broad background in legal services, having worked across various departments in the ACT as a legal advisor and a research officer. Aimo also has extensive management experience for the Queensland Confederation of Industry. Although Aimo has extraordinary industrial experiences, he is humble and patient. Aimo is always keen to support our clients and students and give valuable advice and guidance to the young generations.

Karl J Sha, JP

Senior Education and Visa Advisor, Managing Director

Profession:  Senior Education Counsellor (QEAC) and Registered Migration Agent (RMA 085470 since 2008)

Karl J Sha is a recognised expert in the Australian education system and has remarkable prowess with all Australian tertiary education admission processes. He has worked dually as a Senior Education Counsellor and a Registered Migration Agent, drawing upon his extensive experience in educational advice and immigration law.  Since 2008 he has provided constant student support through study plans and career advice, in addition to student visa and all forms of admission support. 

Karl is also a firm believer in giving back to his community and has worked both as a Justice of the Peace for the family court as well as a volunteer team leader for varieties local NPOs. Karl’s community service efforts and altruism have been recognised through his appointment as a Lord Mayor Trustable Charity Ambassador where his benevolence and background in event management and marketing have constantly proved to be invaluable. 

Urvashi Jain

Senior Education and Career Advisor

Profession:  Senior Education Counsellor (QEAC)

Urvashi Jain had worked as a Senior Education Counsellor for IDP Education for 12 years since 2006 and has worked in the field of student services and support for over 20 years. Urvashi has gained a broad wealth of knowledge in educational admission procedures and has comprehensive familiarity with all levels of the Australian education system. 

Urvashi is an excellent communicator and a fierce advocate for student welfare at all stages of their education, from immigration advice and visa processing to study plans and career advice particularly with students arriving from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Urvashi is also an excellent event manager, having been responsible for the coordination of training and marketing events, exhibitions in addition to interview programmes for various educational institutes.