Fall 2019 Peer Tutor Bios:
I am pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with double minors in Biology and Global Development Studies. After I graduate, I plan to continue my education with a Masters program and medical school. I am passionate about helping others, especially in the health care field. Outside of school, I love playing my piano, traveling the world, spending time outdoors, and pursuing adrenaline-rushed activities such as skydiving and bungee jumping! I enjoy tutoring in many subject areas, and I am eager to share my passion for knowledge. Feel free to stop by the ASC if you have any questions.
*French, Psychology, and Writing (*First and Second Year Only)
I am pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a double extended minor in Creative Writing and Visual Arts. In the not too distant future, I plan on joining the world of teaching to share my passion for learning and the arts. Outside of my long hours of schooling and studying, I can be found writing or reading, making something artistic, hiking, or embarking on a new experience.
Creative Writing, English Literature, Public Speaking, *Theatre, Visual Arts, Writing
(*First Year Only)
Visual Arts, Art History, *Japanese (*First Year Only)
*CIS, *Computer Science (Excluding CIS110/BUS160), Writing (*First and Second Year)
I am a third-year student in the Bachelor of Computer Information Systems. I believe Information Technology skills are incredibly important to the future of our generations, and I am looking for opportunities to help build the skills and knowledge of UFV students. I enjoy helping students to achieve their academic goals, so I am looking forward to working with everyone at Academic Success Centre.
First and Second Year CIS/COMP (Excluding CIS 110/BUS 160); Statistics 106
I am a 4th year Computing Science student completing a minor in Mathematics. My primary fields of interest are Theoretical Computing and Automata Theory, AI and Machine Learning, Algorithm Analysis, and Statistics. Other notable details include playing a variety of instruments, playing in a punk band, and living at the Atangard Community Housing project in downtown Abbotsford. I constantly have several personal projects on the go, ranging from Apps to Games to Studies. Feel free to ask me about what I’m working on!
Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology (110), Statistics
*Mathematics (*First Year Only) and Physics
I am a fourth year Business student majoring in Human Resource Management. After completing my degree, I plan to attend graduate school. My hobbies include travelling, reading, and fitness. I enjoy sharing what I have learned with others so that they are able to improve, apply it to their own studies, and succeed. I am looking forward to helping students at the Academic Success Centre!
Business Administration and Writing
I am a student of Business Administration at UFV. I am a mature student, having already achieved a degree in Engineering. I like to share my knowledge, experience, and ideas with fellow students. My hobbies include hiking, gardening, and listening to music. My career goal is to work in a technical or business field.
*Business Administration and *Mathematics (*First Year Only)
I am a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science program. I am completing my major in Biology. Some of my hobbies include playing soccer, basketball, and hiking. I enjoy helping students achieve their academic goals by providing all the support I can. I look forward to working with everyone at the Academic Success Centre.
Biology, Chemistry, and Writing
CIS, Computer Science, *Mathematics, *Physics, and *Statistics (*First Year Only)
I am in my 4th year of the Bachelor of Science program with a major in Computing Science. I can help suggest problem solving and study strategies especially for students with the same major. I can also help students taking web development courses such as CIS 145, CIS 245, and COMP 351.
CIS, Computer Science, *Mathematics, and *Statistics (*First Year Only)
I am in my third year with plans to enter the Teacher Education Program at UFV after I graduate. I have always been fascinated by language, cultures, and the history of different parts of the world. Naturally, the focus of my studies has been on History, Japanese, with a growing interest in Geography and English Literature. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, playing video games, martial arts, and speaking in funny voices. I know how difficult being a student can be, which is why I am so passionate about helping others gain the confidence and help that they need to succeed. If you need help, or simply have a question, feel free to come by the ASC!
*Geography, History, Japanese, and Writing (*First Year Only)
I am pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English. After I graduate, I plan to continue my education by completing UFV’s Teacher Education Program and becoming a high school teacher. Outside of school, I have four teenagers and an awesome husband, and I love to read and travel the world. I enjoy tutoring in many subject areas, and I enjoy encouraging others to grab hold of their dreams. Feel free to stop by the ASC if you have any questions.
Accounting, Business Adminstration, and Writing
I am in my fourth year of Global Development Studies minoring in Peace and Conflict Studies. I’m passionate about the environment and the rights of refugees. When I graduate, I’d like to pursue a law degree. When I’m not in school, I like to watch TV, pretend like I know how to sew and spend time outside! I’m looking forward to helping you out with writing and public speaking, as well as GDS, History, Political Science and Sociology!
*Economics, GDS, PACS, Political Science, *Spanish, and Writing
(*First Year Only)
I have a BA and MA in English, and I am currently in the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program. I also have a Bachelor’s degree in Science plus specialized certificates and research expertise in Chemical and Pharmaceutical technology. My research interests are in the intersection of science, literature, and film, with a focus on the contemporary science fiction novel and its filmic adaptations in Britain and North America. I am also interested in exploring the relationship between contemporary art and literature by comparing the works of modern writers like Gertrude Stein with modern painters like Pablo Picasso. I am looking forward to helping students in developing and applying more effective study strategies and learning techniques.
Creative Writing, English Literature, and Chemistry
Noah, massive fantasy nerd or massive sci-fi nerd? That question has been asked numerous times. No one knows the answer. Some say not even he knows the answer to that question or the difference between the two subjects. What experts do know is that he is good at English and Theatre, enough to be pursuing a double minor featuring those two. It is also said that this mysterious being enjoys reading, writing, community theatre, and popular tabletop roleplaying games as his hobbies.
English Literature, *Spanish, Theatre, and Writing (*First Year Only)
I am in my third year of the Bachelor of Science program, majoring in Biology and minoring in Kinesiology. Outside of school, I enjoy volunteering in the community, basketball, and track and field. I look forward to working with the Academic Success Centre and helping students succeed.
Biology, Chemistry, Kinesiology, and *Statistics (*First Year Only)
I am a second-year student in Computer Information Systems Diploma. I love programming and web developing! I enjoy spending time studying, and I am learning to play the guitar. My interests also include collecting books for my small home library and reading. I am looking forward to helping other students grow in their academic work.
*CIS, *Computer Science, *Mathematics, and *French (*First Year Only)
I am taking a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Creative Writing and a minor in Theatre. I enjoy writing, singing, and reading. I believe getting a good education is important and that no one is too old to learn. I tutor in English, Media and Communications, first year French, Journalism and Theatre.
Creative Writing, English Literature, *French, Journalism, MACS, Music, *Theatre, and Writing
*First Year Only
I am a third-year student majoring in Psychology and aspiring to complete my BA degree in the Psychology Honours program. After graduation, I would love to continue my educational journey and work towards a Master’s degree in the field of Psychology (once I determine which career path I want to pursue!). In my spare time, I enjoy reading, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends. I have always had a passion for learning as well as helping others achieve their academic goals, so I am looking forward to working with and meeting new people here at the ASC this semester.
ARTS, Psychology, and Writing
I graduated with my BA in Sociology/Anthropology in 2016, but I have been taking UFV courses for general interest ever since then. In my time outside of work and studying, I love listening to music, going to the movies, binge-watching food competition shows, working on puzzles, and travelling. I do all of my ASC tutoring online.
Anthropology, Communications and Media Studies, CIS (100, 110, 145), English, Sociology, TESL
I am a mature student in my fourth year, majoring in History, minoring in Art History, and planning for a career as an archivist. I also have interest and experience in English and Anthropology. I’ll be tutoring online through WriteAway this semester.
Adult Education, Anthropology, Art History, English, History
I am a fifth-year Biology major and Kinesiology minor student here at UFV. I am passionate about helping others succeed academically, and I look forward to working with you this semester. I can assist you with Biology, Kinesiology, Writing, and first-year Psychology and Sociology. I am also an Academic Integrity Mentor.
Biology, English*, Kinesiology, *Math, Psychology, Sociology, *Statistics, and Writing (*1st Year & Upgrading Only)
I am pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing Science with a minor in Biology. After I graduate, I plan to continue my education with a master’s program. I am fascinated by how computer technology can aid in many scientific fields. Outside of school, I devour one book after another and travel the world. I enjoy tutoring in many subject areas, and I am eager to share my passion for knowledge. Feel free to stop by the ASC if you have any questions or want to practice your German and Russian skills.
Biology, COMP, *MATH, *STATS (*First Year Only)
I am a fourth-year Bachelor of Arts student with a major in English. I enjoy writing about a variety of topics as my dream is to become a journalist. I have written a great number of articles for the Cascade and am currently running my own online art magazine. In my spare time, I love watching thrillers, bullet-journaling, traveling, and taking pictures. I am committed to helping students succeed.
*Communications, English Literature, *French, Portfolio, and Writing (*First Year Only)
I am a third-year Psychology major. My goal is to become a university counsellor after graduation. I am devoted to helping students attain their goals with full focus. With a passion for music, I play musical instruments and enjoy singing. My apophthegm is “What goes around comes around.”
*Mathematics, *Psychology, *Statistics (*First Year Only)