ACTB is CRICOS registered and welcomes students from all over the world.

Sangeeta Mahajan, Founder

Sangeeta Mahajan, the Founder of Australian College of Technology and Business has been working within the education and training industry in Australia and overseas for approximately 27 years.


Sangeeta commenced her professional career overseas as a university lecturer and has worked in teaching positions at the University of Queensland and Griffith University in Australia.


From 1998 to 2004, Sangeeta worked for Education Queensland International, leading and managing the key international student programs’ portfolio for Queensland government schools. During this time she also project managed the setting up of the first two NEAS accredited ELICOS centres for Queensland government and provided multiple workshops on international education to over 30 government schools in Queensland. Sangeeta represented Education Queensland on the Schools’ International Government Group (SIGG) in 2003-04.


In 2004 Sangeeta was appointed as the CEO of Nudgee International College, one of Australia’s leading international education providers specialising in school-sector programs. Since 2004, within five years, Nudgee International College achieved over 60% growth in enrolments resulting in a significant turnaround for the college. In the same period the College also won multiple Queensland government awards for internationalisation, student services and pastoral care. At Nudgee International College, Sangeeta expanded a unique packaged model of ELICOS and high school programs that the College marketed internationally on behalf of its wide network of 22 partner schools in Australia.


In 2009, Sangeeta set up Australian College of Technology and Business, a registered training organisation specialising in delivering courses in business and management to domestic and international students. More recently, in 2011, she set up Australian International Education Consortium to provide marketing and enrolment services to international education providers in Australia.


Sangeeta also works as an independent consultant to provide support to other ELICOS colleges, schools and vocational colleges in relation to CRICOS, AQTF, NEAS registration and compliance. Sangeeta was an invited member of the Queensland Government QETI Schools Working Party from 2004 to 2010 and the QETI ELICOS Working Party from 2008-2010. In 2010, she was appointed to the Queensland Education and Training Advisory Committee through Queensland Cabinet endorsement. In 2011, she was invited by the Queensland Minister for Trade on the advisory panel set up to form the Queensland International Education Industry Council. Sangeeta has delivered presentations on international education and training at the NEAS, AEI and other conferences and forums.


Sangeeta’s academic credentials include:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (Awarded the Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • RSA (Cambridge) Certificate TESOL
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Sangeeta is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM).Sangeeta is deeply committed to international education and training and offers support to other providers that share her desire to provide outstanding education programs and support services for students.


Due to her extensive academic and business experience, Sangeeta believes that the pursuit of uncompromising quality and excellence in service standards is the basis of long-term success for clients and organisations.