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Tutoring

Tutoring

Are you a first or second-year student? If so, AMS Tutoring is here to make sure you have the skills and support you need to tackle your work confidently. This doesn’t mean we’re going do your homework for you, but it does mean we can help you with coursework, assignments, exam reviews and more!

COVID-19 Update - June 1st

In collaboration with our partners, AMS Tutoring is excited to offer online private tutoring through the Nimbus App (https://nimbusapp.ca/get-the-app/). How it works:

1) Log in to the Nimbus app as usual, and select the tutor and course you need assistance with. Choose “Online” as the teaching location.

2) Once the session is confirmed and both parties are ready to go, you can select either “mobile” or “desktop” for their online session.

  • For mobile, the user will stay within the app, with a screen appearing for the duration of the session, through which either side’s screen can be shared – very similar to Google Hangouts.
  • For desktop, a URL will be shown to the user, and sent to their email, which directs them to a custom online portal for the session. Through this, they will be able to uniquely join this 1-to-1 video conference session.

Nimbus is continuously working on new features – check back here for the latest updates.

How it works

There are two tutoring options open to all first and second-year students at UBC: Group Tutoring and Private Tutoring. All tutoring sessions are led by one of our verified AMS tutors.

AMS tutors are brilliant academics, focused on helping you achieve the grades you want on everything from coursework to exam reviews. Keep reading to find out more about Group and Private Tutoring, and figure out which one works for you!

Group Tutoring (Resumes Fall 2020)

  • Group sessions only
  • Free of charge
  • No sign-up required, just drop in
  • Tutor varies

PRIVATE Tutoring

  • Individual sessions
  • Sign-up through the Nimbus App
  • Choose your own tutor and schedule
  • $35/hr

GROUP TUTORING SCHEDULE

AMS Group Tutoring will restart operations September 21st, 2020. Times and locations can be found on the AMS Tutoring calendar here:  https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=eor4sc3i8quiaph676c04iisb0%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FVancouver. On the calendar click “week” in the top right corner and go to the current week to see zoom links, times, courses, and locations. These are free drop in group tutoring sessions so feel free to drop in any time during the session. The calendar is updated before every Sunday of every week. Note NEST and Orchard locations are for in-person tutoring, all other sessions are online through zoom. You may attend the in-person sessions through the zoom links in the calendar, but the tutors may be busy with other students attending in-person. If you require appointment tutoring download the Nimbus App to book a private tutor.

Private tutoring

We offer Private Tutoring for individuals through the Nimbus app. Choose from our list of AMS approved tutors and set up a free consultation to see if they’re able to help you. Private tutoring does not operate on a regular schedule, as you will communicate with your tutor to find a time that works for both of you.

To book a private tutoring session for yourself or a group download the Nimbus App here: https://nimbusapp.ca/get-the-app/

Access the interactive whiteboard feature by logging into your Nimbus account here https://web.nimbuslearning.com/login

Please submit your request as soon as possible before your exams as there is a high volume of students and a limited number of tutors!

Courses available

Group tutoring will resume operations September 21, 2020. Courses below will be updated soon.
Subject Course CodeCourse Title Avaliable on Nimbus
BiologyBIOL 112Biology of the CellPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
BIOL 121Genetics, Evolution and EcologyPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
BIOL 140Laboratory Investigations in Life SciencePrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
BIOL 200Fundamentals of Cell BiologyPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
BIOL 201Introduction to BiochemistryPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
BIOL 234Fundamentals of GeneticsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
ChemistryCHEM 111Structure, Bonding, and Equilibrium in ChemistryPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CHEM 121Structure and Bonding in ChemistryPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CHEM 123Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Organic ChemistryPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CHEM 203Introduction to Organic ChemistryPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CHEM 211Introduction to Chemical AnalysisPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CHEM 233Organic Chemistry for the Biological SciencesPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CommerceCOMM 205Introduction to Management Information SystemsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
COMM 295Managerial EconomicsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
Computer ScienceCPSC 103Introduction to Systematic Program DesignPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CPSC 107Systematic Program DesignPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CPSC 110Computation, Programs, and ProgrammingPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
CPSC 121Models of ComputationPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
EconomicsECON 101Principles of MicroeconomicsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
ECON 102Principles of MacroeconomicsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MathMATH 002Pre-calculusPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 100Differential Calculus with Applications to Physical Sciences and EngineeringPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 101Integral Calculus with Applications to Physical Sciences and EngineeringPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 102Differential Calculus with Applications to Life SciencesPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 103Integral Calculus with Applications to Life SciencesPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 104Differential Calculus with Applications to Commerce and Social SciencesPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 105Integral Calculus with Applications to Commerce and Social SciencesPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 110Differential CalculusPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 152Linear SystemsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 180Differential Calculus with Physical ApplicationsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 184Differential Calculus for Social Science and CommercePrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 200Calculus IIIPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 215Elementary Differential Equations IPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
MATH 221Matrix AlgebraPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PhysicsPHYS 100Introductory PhysicsPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PHYS 101Energy and WavesPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PHYS 108Enriched Physics IIPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PHYS 118Electricity, Light and RadiationPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PHYS 157Introductory Physics for Engineers IPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PHYS 158Introductory Physics for Engineers IIPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus
PHYS 170Mechanics IPrivate Tutoring Avaliable on Nimbus