Peer Tutor Spotlight – Ria Goel

Hello! My name is Ria Goel and I am a third-year student in the Integrated Sciences program, specializing in genetics and physiology. I was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and then moved to South Surrey when I was in grade 7. In my free time, I like to volunteer at senior homes and go for long …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Amendri De Mel

Hello! My name is Amendri De Mel and I’m from Kingston, Jamaica! I am soon to be a fourth year student majoring in Biology. For the past year I have been fortunate enough to be a Peer Tutor for BIOL 111. At my time at UBC I have been a representative, and now an executive …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Nicole Cormack

My name is Nicole and I’m currently in my 3rd year majoring in Microbiology and Immunology! This year I had the opportunity to be a Peer Tutor for Biology 201 and it was such an incredible experience! In my free time, I also volunteer for the AMS Peer Support and am currently training for my …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Kyle Tarry

Hello! My name is Kyle Tarry and I’m currently working towards a bachelors in Biochemistry. I will be entering into my third year this September. I grew up in a very rural town in northern British Columbia and lived there my whole life. The town population was only around 9000, so transitioning to a large …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Annie Zhou

Hello! My name is Annie Zhou and I am a 3rd year Integrated Science student specializing in physiology and genetics. I was born in Guangzhou, China and immigrated here when I was in Grade 2! This summer I will be working with the Klein-Geltink lab at BC Children’s Hospital under the Summer Studentship Program and …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Karanvir Dhillon

Hello! My name is Karanvir Dhillon and I am a 4th year Integrated Science (Physiology/Pharmacology) student at UBC. I have served as the peer tutor for BIOL112 for two years now, and have thoroughly enjoyed helping students. BIOL112 has been one of my favourite courses at UBC, as cell biology has always been fascinating to …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Kyle Fernandez

Hi there! I’m Kyle Fernandez, and I am currently in the latter half of my third year in the Integrated Sciences program, integrating medical microbiology and public health. I live in Port Coquitlam, but I was born and raised (for 11 years!) in Davao City, Philippines. Currently, I am a peer tutor for BIOL 112, …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Sunny Gong

Hi – I’m Sunny and I’m from Oakville, Ontario. I am currently a fifth year student majoring in biology, and this term I’m a Peer Tutor in the BIOL 121 course. What do you most enjoy about being a peer tutor? I really love interacting with the students and answering questions they have when they …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Violet Greebe

Hello, I’m Violet! I’m from Calgary, AB, and I moved to Vancouver for UBC where I’m now in my last year of my undergrad. I’m majoring in Biology and minoring in Arts with a focus in Bioarchaeology. I’m a Peer tutor for BIOL 121 where I get to help introduce students to some important topics …

Peer Tutor Spotlight – Katie Meister

Hello! My name is Katie, and I’m from Richmond, BC. I’m a fourth-year biology student, and in my final term, I have been given the amazing opportunity to peer tutor BIOL 121. I am passionate about genetics, and I hope to work as a clinical genetics technologist in the future. Outside of academics, I am …

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