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Philippines  Philippines: +63-9171243465     
Canada  Canada: +1-437-929-2273
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Mr. Sailesh Shankar, President, has a graduate degree in Computer Science and has held esteemed positions in various organizations across India, UAE & Canada. As a founding member of Universal Immigration, Mr. Shankar has overseen the development and current functioning of various departments to this organization in Sales, Marketing, Customer Service & Human Resources. Mr. Shankar is currently in charge of Study & Resettlement and responsible for assisting and aiding the clients in their most crucial period of their transition. Contact Mr. Sailesh Shankar at

MR. RAVI IYER - Chief Consultant

Mr. Ravi Iyer, RCIC (Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant) is highly qualified and aptly experienced in handling different applications of immigration in Canada and failed sponsorship appeals. He travels extensively worldwide and carries the wise knowledge and insight to guide clients in the best possible way. He is M.Com., holds University Gold Medal in International Banking, and Kulapathi Award in Financial Management from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Mr. Iyer is also Commissioner of Oaths in Ontario. Contact Mr. Ravi Iyer at


Ms. Candice Krishnan, Director has vast experience in handling and advising clients with crucial and complex issues in immigration. Ms. Krishnan is well qualified, holding a Bachelors degree in Commerce and also an Honors student in the Immigration program from Humber College, Toronto. She possesses great skill in administration and procedures and is a specialist in Family sponsorship program, Quebec skilled worker , Express Entry and Canadian Citizenship and PR information Contact Ms Candice Krishnan at

MS. SANGITA IYER - Processing Officer

Ms. Sangita Iyer manages operational matters pertaining to processing of Quebec skilled worker, FSW, and CEC applicants. She holds a degree in Economics, and has experience communicating in multiple languages. Apart from playing a pivotal role in administrative projects and member in the Board of Directors at Universal Immigration, Sangita has to her credit hundreds of successful cases that have allowed her clients to attain permanent residence in Canada. Sangita is committed to providing clients with a thorough and organized immigration process. Contact Sangita through her email:


Mr. Shekhar Pant is a highly dedicated, enthusiastic & self motivated professional with an International working experience, having a background in Financial Accounting, Auditing, Administration & Human Resources. He brings in over two decades of organizational & managerial skills from India & Africa, along with the credit of being consistently an effective & versatile manager, acknowledged for meeting company goals while maintaining excellent client relations. He is multilingual and proficient in English, French, Marathi, Gujarati & Hindi. He manages the processing operations with discipline, determination & a dedicated team committed to performance. He guides, directs & assists in the preparation of immigration files, timely attending to clients queries & concerns, coaching their endeavors towards success. His positive persona with a keen eye to detail ensures that the clients are taken care of most efficiently. He is a very competent & congenial associate, with a will to strive & arrive, he thrives in pressurized and challenging working environments with great adaptability & diligence. Contact Mr. Shekhar Pant

MS. EVELYN ESGUERRA - Processing Officer

Ms. Evelyn Esguerra is a Manila born Canadian but still a Filipino at heart. She graduated from University of Santo Tomas in 2003. She worked few years in one of largest telecommunication company in Canada and continues her Customer service expertise in Universal Immigration. She can speak Filipino, English, and partly Bisaya. Very fluent with current Immigration laws and has an eye for details. Email at

MS. SUMAN LAROIA - Manager – International Education

Ms. Suman has years of experience in student recruitment to leading Universities and Colleges in Canada, US and New Zealand. Her expertise includes recruiting qualified applications from international market, developing strategies and implementing systems that streamline the recruitment process. She has in-depth understanding of Canada, USA, and NZ post secondary admission requirements and student visa formalities. She assists students in counselling, selecting program and college according to their educational background and assists them in visa process. She is fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi. Email

MR. KARTHIK. K - Senior Manager – International Student Services

Karthik has been with the company since inception and has risen to the highest level with his diligent work ethics and subject knowledge. He is an MBA from Chennai, India and vast experience in various immigration, college and university admissions, visa processes in Canada. He is an able administrator and has helped the company grow in all directions. He was responsible for establishing our operations in India and the Philippines markets and created a very strong team. He has now moved back to head office in Canada and is responsible for overseeing the student recruitment operations for branch offices in India and the Philippines. Karthik is also the point of contact for agent partnerships for student recruitment. He researches new potential markets, identify suitable agent partners, prepare expansion plans, budgeting and operational models. He can be reached at

Ms. Pardeep Kaur - Accountant

Ms. Pardeep Kaur has completed her Post Graduation in Global Business Management from Humber College, Canada. After completing her graduation in Bachelors of Commerce from India she gained 2 years work experience as an Administrative Executive before coming to Canada. She has experience in Financial Accounting, Auditing and Administration and is working with us since 2015 as an Accountant. She is fluent in English, Punjabi & Hindi. She can be reached at


MS. AIJAH MAE G. PANGILINAN - Senior Case Processing Officer

Aijah is a Senior Case Processing Officer at our Cubao branch office in the Philippines. She is a graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Management from Centro Escolar University – Manila, which is one of the prestigious universities in the Philippines. She has been with Universal Immigration now for more than 3 years and one of the pioneers in the administrative and documentation team. She has assisted hundreds of students with visa documentation and has a 95% visa success rate with her applicants. Her main expertises are Canada Student Visa, Canada Tourist Visa, and Australia Tourist Visa. She can be reached

MS. SHAIRA JUNMYR C. TENORIA - Student Counsellor, Luzon & OFW

Shaira Junmyr Tenoria is a Student Counsellor exclusively for Canada. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and had previous work experience in recruitment process, sourcing and screening of potential candidates that will fit to the company hiring needs. As a Student Counsellor, she counsels and advises prospective clients on which pathway is best for them. She also gives assistance to immigrant applicants for Canada and applies her human resources skills in helping clients choose the best career pathway in Canada. Shaira can be reached at

ARNEL L. ESPAÑOLA - Graphic Artist & Video Editor

Arnel L. Española aka Junel to most of the people that knows him, is a 21 year old Graphic Artist & Video Editor of Universal Immigration. He is the one behind all the fantastic videos, images and designs of the company’s promotional ads and etc. He also handles basic IT related concerns. He has been a freelance videographer and photographer for three years. By these experiences he wishes and dreams to achieve great heights in this field. If he were to ask what he wanted to be, he would also like to be bird that can fly high in the skies and be able to eat tiny insects when he gets hungry. A silly dream for a young mind with a vast experience and yet still want to learn more.

MS. LORIELYN T. DEVALQUE - Case Processing Officer, Cebu City

Lorielyn is a Case Processing Officer at our Cebu branch office in the Philippines. She graduated Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of San Jose-Recoletos, which is one of the prestigious universities in Cebu. She has been with Universal Immigration now for almost a year and is one of our pioneering documentation team members in Cebu. Her responsibilities include but not limited to processing the Canada Student Visa, Open Work Permit and Canada Tourist Visa. She has a positive attitude towards work and by handling her clients. She is always looking forward to making her clients as her friends after the success of visa processing. She believes that customer is the heart of every business and so as the bread and butter in the company. Lorielyn is a family-oriented person and enjoys spending time with her family. She is well rounded individual who lives with passion and motivation. Her struggles in life taught her that hard work and thrift are sometimes the only things a person can afford. She remained firm and strong in every challenge she faced in her life. You can reach her at


Rose is the newest member of the team. She is the branch manager and trainer for IELTS at Davao branch office in the Philippines. She assists applicants for student visa and other related concerns in the branch. She was once an owner and the administrator of IELTS review centre which is also one of the top review centres in Davao City from 2008 to 2018. She is also teaching ESL and TOEFL to students specifically Korean and Chinese both online and classroom setting. Rose is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education major in English and a License Professional Teacher ( LPT). She graduated in her late 40’s because she believes that education is a continuous process and it is never late to learn. Her goal in this company is to help other people fulfil their dreams as well as maintain the company’s high standards and reputation. Her interests are cooking and baking. She is also very compassionate to animals. Aside from managing the office, she will also help the students for their IELTS review and exam applications. You can reach Rose at


Mylene graduated from Lyceum of the Philippines University - Manila with a bachelor's degree in International Travel and Tourism Management. Prior to joining Universal Immigration, she had experience assisting essays of students who will be preparing to take university and high school exams in her previous work experience. As a Student Counsellor, she advises clients on the best programs to pursue when applying for a student visa and provide the tailor-made career advice through student visa pathways. Mylene could be reached at


Liezl holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management and works as a Case Processing Officer at Manila Branch in the Philippines. She has extensive processing and documentation experience from her previous employment at Ateneo De Manila University, one of the premium instructions in the Philippines. She has competitive capabilities with numerous visa approvals for Canada Student Visa, Open Work Permits and Tourist Visas. Her commitment, competence, drive, and wit all help her connect well with her clients. Liezl can be reached via email at


Gray is a graduate of Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English from Christian Colleges of Southeast Asia. She is a Licensed Professional Teacher and a former educator in a private institution in Davao City. She has working with Universal Immigration as a Case Processing Officer. She is a passionate and determined person who works hard to accomplish every task effectively. She always ensures to build a good rapport with her clients and maintain a positive outlook in handling different cases of every applicant. Gray Anne can be reached at


Jonnah is a Case Processing Officer based in Cebu Branch in the Philippines. She is a graduate of Business Administration from University of San Jose – Recoletos, Cebu. She processes Canada Student Visa, Open Work Permit and Tourist Visa applications. She is also responsible for the branch operations and administrative tasks. We have known Jonnah for many years through professional network and she has now become a part of our team. She is a good team player, a person who brings good vibes to client and creates a positive atmosphere for colleagues and our clients. Jonnah can be contacted at

LADY FRENILDA B. VERTUDEZ - Administrative Office

Lady is the Administrative Officer based at our Manila Branch in the Philippines. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and provides administrative support including payroll, managing office stocks, preparing regular reports, office budget and organizing the company records for all three branches in the Philippines. Lady can be reached at

KENJO B. BILLOSO – Marketing Manager

Kenjo is our Marketing Manager for the Philippines. He supports the Philippine branches by spearheading strategic marketing activities to ensure sustainable growth. His background in marketing from different industries - retail, food, transportation, advertising, and fitness gives him a sophisticated grasp of traditional and new-age marketing. After getting a bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, he spent time working as a marketing practitioner for several multinational companies specializing in account and strategic brand management supporting their sustainable growth. Kenjo can be reached at