Healthcare Faculty

Health and Wellbeing


Shasta Aragon

Shasta is the Programme leader for our Healthcare level 5 programme and is based in the Auckland City campus. Originally a registered nurse from the Philipines, she further pursued her interest in healthcare education in New Zealand. She has been a part of AGI for over 5 years. Her teaching style includes activities and learnings which gives one a food for thought - a mix that makes her a favourite of many!

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Divya Saraswat

An expert in the field of Naturopathy, Divya has over 17 years of experience in the Healthcare sector. She was a part of the All India Medical Sciences institute (AIMS) as a Junior research fellow. Joining the team as the Healthcare tutor, she functions out of the Auckland City and Manukau.

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Punithalingam Youhasan (Yuga)

Yuga brings with him experience from different aspects of the Healthcare industry. From being a registered nurse in Sri Lanka to being a professor, and PhD student in New Zealand - His keen interest lies in Medical Education, which fuels his passion of imparting quiality knowledge and skills to our students. 

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Diversional Therapy and Community Health


AJ Aledron

When you say fun we say AJ!! One of our most dynamic and enaging tutors, AJ has over 12 years of industry and 9 years of teaching experience. While he has worked in different roles in the industry, he aces the art of teaching with us as the Programme Leader of Diversional Therapy and Community Health programmes. 

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Jaya Tiwari

Fueling the energy at our Christchurch Campus! Jaya has completed her MBBS in Nepal and moved to New Zealand a few years ago. She thrives in the team as a Clinical Tutor for Diversional Therapy and Community Health.

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Rhea Chang

Here to help you start your day with a smile! Rhea has been working in the diversion therapy industry for over 6 years, honing her passion and her skills as both a registered diversional therapist (in Aged care) and tutor of Diversional Therapy and Community Health. She has also completed her Bachelors' in Nursing. Have a chat and a laugh with Rhea at our Auckland City campus!  

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Mental Health


Shari Nair

Shari is one of our Mental Health tutors, based in the Christchurch campus. After completing her Bachelors in Dental Surgery, in India, she pursued her post graduate diploma in public health in New Zealand. Shari has over 4 years of experience working in the Healthcare industry. 

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