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Meet our Tutors

Meet our Tutors

Meet our Tutors

Get to know the friendly, smart tutors who will be supporting your education.

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Aaniya Jain (she/her)

Area of Study: Political science and Law

What motivated you to be a tutor? I want to make the LSAT seem less intimidating and share the knowledge I’ve gained with those currently struggling.

What do you like to do in your free time? Reading, watching Gilmore Girls and Breaking Bad, as well as going out with my friends!


Alexey Dudarev (he/him)

Area of Study: Computer Science

Academic Interests: Mathematics

What motivated you to be a tutor? I like helping people achieve their academic goals

What do you like to do in your free time? I like playing volleyball, listening to music, drawing and volunteering


Anjini Sam Chee (she/her)

Area of Study: Master of Public Health (I have a Bachelor of Science in Biology (Physiology Specialization) and a Minor in Sociology)

Academic Interests: Statistics

What motivated you to be a tutor? I find it very rewarding when I help students understand course content and achieve their goals!

What do you like to do in your free time? I spend too much time at the gym


Ansh  Gandhi (he/him)

Area of Study: Computer Science

What motivated you to be a tutor? Helping other students is rewarding

What do you like to do in your free time? Public speaking, playing basketball, cooking


Anusha Jindgar (she/her)

Area of Study: Economics

Academic Interests: Psychology

What motivated you to be a tutor? The opportunity to positively impact my peers and help them perform to the best of their ability.

What do you like to do in your free time? Basketball


Anushka Gulani (she/her)

Area of Study: Psychology

Academic Interests: I find research in psychology very exciting! I’m currently in the Honours program where I’m working on a project under a graduate student at the Centre for Gambling Research.

What motivated you to be a tutor? The opportunity to help students achieve their academic goals along with sharing my love for psychology with them!

What do you like to do in your free time? When I’m not studying, I enjoy reading, cooking new dishes and going on long walks!


Aryan Gandhi

Area of Study: Computer Engineering

What motivated you to be a tutor? I wanted to help first years with their transition from high school to university

What do you like to do in your free time? basketball, coding, working out


Ashmit Gupta

Area of Study: Computer Science (Minor in Data Science)

What motivated you to be a tutor? I aim to aid students academically as they adapt to university, using my own educational journey as a guide.

What do you like to do in your free time? I’m really passionate about various software development projects. I’ve been involved in creating different types of applications, like a task scheduling app and a tool for students to plan their university courses. I enjoy the challenge of combining my technical skills with creative solutions in these projects. Working in teams and being able to contribute to something that helps others is something I find really rewarding.


Ekaansh Arora (He/him)

Area of Study: Chemical engineering

What motivated you to be a tutor? Helping students and fine tuning my own skills

What do you like to do in your free time? Golf


Eliza Mahon (She/They)

Area of Study: International Economics

Academic Interests: Sustainable development/environmental economic policy, and a lot of my experience has been in the education field as well.

What motivated you to be a tutor? It’s a bit nerdy, actually! I love econ, math, and developing educational programming, so tutoring seemed like a good fit.

What do you like to do in your free time? I find it hard to sit still so I do a lot of activities like running, hiking, dance, and weightlifting. I also love creative writing, and I write for the Ubyssey whenever I can.


Gaea Buenaventura (She/Her/Hers)

Area of Study: Biomedical Engineering

Academic Interests: Medicine

What motivated you to be a tutor? I hope that I can help students achieve their academic goals and help lessen the difficulty of adjusting to university-level courses.

What do you like to do in your free time? Volunteering


Gahan Diwan (He/Him)

Area of Study: Biology with Minor in Microbiology and Immunology

Academic Interests: Exploring the interconnectedness among Immunology, Neurobiology, and Molecular Physiology.

What motivated you to be a tutor? I have always been passionate about tutoring and have pursued it as a goal since I was a child. Helping my fellow students and strengthening my own understanding of concepts has been a rewarding experience for me.

What do you like to do in your free time? Working out, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Student clubs, and going out with my friends.


Georgia Reed (she/her)

What motivated you to be a tutor? The ability to help others build confidence and skills to excel in their studies and become lifelong learners.

Area of Study: Biology Major and French Minor

What do you like to do in your free time? Outside of school, I like to ski, go on hikes, read, and explore the city’s cafés


Hilary Lau (he/him)

Area of Study: Mathematics and Computer Science

What motivated you to be a tutor? Seeing how I benefited from others helping me academically in first year.

What do you like to do in your free time? Biking, Hiking, Photography and Chess


Iris Guo (she/her/hers)

Area of Study: Medicine

What motivated you to be a tutor? I have always been passionate about education, and I hope to use my experiences to support students on their MCAT.

What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy skating, rollerblading, skiing, and going on walks. I also like to stay indoors and read, listen to music, watch reality tv, and go to cute cafes/dessert places!


Jashan Chahal

Area of Study: Manufacturing Engineering

What motivated you to be a tutor? The joy that people get after doing good makes me happy

What do you like to do in your free time? Volunteering, contact sports, f1


Jessica Chen

Area of Study: Mathematics

What motivated you to be a tutor? I am motivated to give back to the community by helping others.

What do you like to do in your free time? Music, hiking.


Josh Wong

Area of Study: Computer Engineering

What motivated you to be a tutor? It’s great way to stay connected with courses I enjoyed taking and it’s fun helping others learn the same content

What do you like to do in your free time? Outside of school I’m interested in hockey, guitar, basketball, gaming, gym, singing, cooking, and more


Luke Lee

Area of Study: Marketing


Manveer Dhillon (He/Him)

Area of Study: Microbiology and Immunology

What motivated you to be a tutor? Passion for teaching and helping others succeed in their learning journey drove me to become a tutor.

What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy coaching and playing basketball. During my free time, I like to play chess and workout.


Mayank Rastog (He/Him)

Area of Study: Computer Engineering

Academic Interests: Programming and Software Development

What motivated you to be a tutor? The ability to be able to share my experience and knowledge with others brings me joy and pleasure.

What do you like to do in your free time? Vice President Technology Google Developers Student Club UBC. Developer @ UBC Launch Pad, working out, and swimming are some of my interests and passions.


Meghan MacLaren (she/her)

Area of Study: Pharmacy

Academic Interests: Biochemistry

What motivated you to be a tutor? I want to share my knowledge with other students interested in the same topics as me!

What do you like to do in your free time? Hiking, skiing, being outdoors, food, Irish dance


Patt Blanchard (he/him/his)

Area of Study: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Academic Interests: Economics, Molecular Biology

What motivated you to be a tutor? I read that teaching is the best form of learning

What do you like to do in your free time? Intramurals, UBC iGEM


Priya Taskar

Area of Study: Diploma in Accounting

What motivated you to be a tutor? I like to help people with areas they find difficult!

What do you like to do in your free time? Yoga, dancing, watching netflix, cooking and visiting cafe`s!


Prompt Suathim (He/him)

Area of Study: Honours in Integrated Sciences

What motivated you to be a tutor? I want to be someone that lights the way for my students. I want to bring out their best.

What do you like to do in your free time? I’m a science YouTuber called “Nanorooms”. I show computer scientists the amazing world of biology.


Sahaj Khanna

Area of Study: Honours Economics

Academic Interests: Considering pursuing a minor in Mathematics.

What motivated you to be a tutor? I enjoy explaining complicated topics and helping people!

What do you like to do in your free time? I enjoy playing football and going to concerts.


Sameer Shankar (He/Him/His)

Area of Study: Statistics and Economics

Academic Interests: Mathematics and Computer Science

What motivated you to be a tutor? Being able to help others understand complex ideas and concepts is rewarding

What do you like to do in your free time? Badminton, Guitar, Football, Reading, etc.


Saumya Sanghvi (He/Him/His)

Area of Study: Combined Major in Computer Science and Mathematics

What motivated you to be a tutor? To spread the message that Math can be for everyone.

What do you like to do in your free time? Music, Badminton.


Shirley Shi (She/her/hers)

Area of Study: Pharmacology

What motivated you to be a tutor? I’m excited to help students gain confidence in their first year subjects.

What do you like to do in your free time? When I’m not in school, I like to volunteer in my free time!


Shreya Kakachery (she/her)

Area of Study: Behavioural Neuroscience

Academic Interests: Cognition and Perception, Theory of Mind, and Gestalt Psychology

What motivated you to be a tutor? I see it as an opportunity to use my knowledge towards making people’s lives easier.

What do you like to do in your free time? Taekwondo and Sketching!