Jodi Shiek - Director of studies

Masters in TESOL from Aston University, Birmingham England, Certificate and Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from University of Cambridge ESOL (now Cambridge English Language Assessment).

Jodi is interested in teacher training and on-going personal development for teachers. Her focus is on the student and making them aware of their strengths and weakness and how they can overcome these and grow.  Her 27+ years of teaching has seen her teach classes of all ages and sizes over a variety of subject areas. 


Stuart perriman

Masters in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Reading, UK, Cambridge CELTA teaching certification.

A university graduate and native speaker from Britain, Stuart is a dynamic, resourceful teaching professional with a keen interest in students’ educational and social growth. Stuart likes to be actively involved in peer-teaching, curriculum development, individual mentoring, sports and community work. He combines a strong passion for English and writing, with the ability to motivate, inspire and create a fun and engaging learning environment. 

Gabriel Prijatna

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Finance with Business Administration from Western Kentucky University, USA,  Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Interpreting/Translation from the University of New South Wales, Australia, Certificate IV in Teaching English as a Second Language from TAFE NSW, Australia.

Gabriel commenced teaching at UIG soon after he completed a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics and Interpreting/Translation at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Before joining UIG, Gabriel taught at a high school and university language center. At UIG, he teaches IELTS preparation to help students achieve the IELTS score they need to study abroad and Academic English courses to help students gain the necessary academic skills to succeed in their tertiary studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Hermanto Lim

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics from Soegijapranata Catholic University, Cambridge CELTA teaching certification.

As a passionate and dedicated English teacher, Herman is interested in how to better equip students with the English skills they need for university and workplace success. Herman has assumed different roles in his academic career including teacher, vernacular researcher and academic coordinator tasked with managing teachers and curriculum. These different roles have helped Herman develop an understanding of the multifaceted nature of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Herman continues to develop professionally by pursuing advanced teaching qualification such as the internationally recognised Cambridge CELTA certification.

Berliana Ariyati

Bachelor of Journalism from Institute Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik, Jakarta, Cambridge CELTA teaching certification.

Being a journalism graduate has helped Berliana acquire the ability to interact and communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, which she finds especially useful in developing good relationships with students. Her longstanding experience (over 17 years) in English teaching and knowledge are valuable assets to her work.  She has further established herself in the competitive TEFL industry, by earning the globally recognized Cambridge CELTA qualification.

Fitria Thomas

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from University of Oregon, USA, Cambridge CELTA teaching certification.

 Fitria is passionate about languages, culture and education and enjoys working with English learners of different ages and language backgrounds. Fitria makes an effort to spark students’ interest by making learning personalised and meaningful, adapting her lessons to suit learners with different needs, preferences, and topics of interests. After graduating with a degree in International Studies from the University of Oregon in the United States, she went on to obtain her Cambridge CELTA qualification from International House, Singapore and worked with several renowned English language schools in Jakarta before joining UIG English.

rita yahadi

Bachelor of English Education from State University of Jakarta, Masters in Tourism Management from Sahid University and University of Northern Malaysia, Cambridge CELTA teaching certificate.

Rita began her career in education as an English teacher, soon after earning her MBA degree in Malaysia. Advancing her career, she became an academic manager and teacher trainer with the International Test Center (ITC), the country master distributor for TOEFL iBT in Indonesia. With extensive teaching experience and a Cambridge CELTA certification, she is well-equipped to teach both children and adults in a dynamic learning environment.

Hoerry Satrio

Bachelor of Education from the University of Almeda, Pittsburg Penn., USA, Cambridge CELTA teaching certificate.

A longtime PR and corporate communications specialist working with many multinational agencies, Hoerry finds that his passion for teaching English has never dissipated. Amid his busy activities, he still manages to teach the Saturday classes at UIG, at which lively classroom interaction and discussion are encouraged. Due to his many years of schooling in the US, he is able to speak English and Indonesian with equal fluency.

Yessy Hidajat

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Groningen, Netherlands, Cambridge CELTA teaching certification.

Despite her prior professional and academic background, Yessy has found her true calling in teaching English. She believes English has opened doors of opportunities for her and being able to help others explore their potential is a privilege and a humbling experience. Through teaching, she seeks to inspire and be inspired - to teach and learn.

Ferlyano Harmen

Bachelor in Communication Studies from the University of Indonesia, Cambridge CELTA teaching certification.

Ferlyano has more than seven years of experience in English language teaching and has been attracted to the TESOL field ever since graduating university. He is thrilled to be working with students of varying age groups and abilities and sharing his passion for engaged and motivated learning. Ferlyano teaches Academic English and IELTS at UIG.



B.A. in Economics-International Business and Finance, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia and Teaching TESOL certificate CELTA from Cambridge Assessments

Mariska is a CELTA certified EFL instructor with more than 15 years of experience in teaching English to students of all ages, from different nationalities and with different backgrounds.  She has had many different roles in the EFL industry, including Head of Academic Relations, Head of Teens and Adults Department, and School Coordinator.  She finds it rewarding to watch her students accomplish their personal goals and become successful individuals in their own right.