Tutors and Academic Support

ISC Tutors specialize in different subject areas and are a great resource for students. Tutors can provide general tips and information or can work with you to explain complex subjects that you may be struggling with. Tutors are friendly, helpful and want to help you improve and succeed as a student! Tutor contact details will be posted on this page from September to April each year.

Alyssa (she/her)

AlyssaHello! My name is Alyssa and I am a settler from Hamilton, Ontario. I recently graduated from Huron University College and I am now an MA candidate in the Department of History. I am available to provide writing support for Social Science essays and assignments, graduate school applications, scholarship applications, and more. Please feel free to reach out over email at akamins8@uwo.ca or drop by the Indigenous Student Centre!




Hours:

• Tuesday 10:00am to 1:00pm
• Wednesday 11:00am to 5:00pm

Subjects:
Writing support for Social Science essays and assignments, graduate school applications, scholarship applications, and more


Derrick (he/him)

Derrick

Hi, my name is Derrick and I’m a third-year PhD student in neuroscience. My research integrates computational and neuroscience approaches to better understand how neural computations in prefrontal cortex supports human perception, cognition and action. Before starting graduate school, I did my undergrad in computer science and math.

For students who are interested in pursuing science and engineering, if you have any difficulties writing scholarship or graduate school applications, deciding on what math, stats and computer science courses to take to build your skills, or need pointers on preparing for exams, feel free to stop by during my ISC office hours. Contact jxiang27@uwo.ca

Hours:
• Monday 9:00am – 1:00pm (ISC 2100)
• Thursday 9:00am – 11:00am (zoom, by appointment)
• Friday 9:00am – 11:00am (zoom, by appointment)

Subjects:
Computer science, math, statistics, and neuroscience.


Eli (he/him)

EliHi, my name is Eli and I am a second year Masters student in Westerns’ History Department. My research is concerned with the evolution of Hollywood’s representations of Indigenous peoples in film through a 50 year period that witnessed Indigenous civil rights movements, ethnic renewal, and decolonization. I come from a town called Quispamsis in New Brunswick, which is Maliseet for “little lake,” and I completed my Bachelors of Arts in History at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick. My role with the Indigenous Student Centre is as a tutor, and I look forward to supporting Indigenous students in their academic pursuits! In my free time I like to cook, garden, and relaxing with a good book! Contact egoodwi7@uwo.ca or drop in to see Eli at his office hours.

Hours:

• Tuesday 11:00am to 2:20pm
• Thursday 11:00am to 2:20pm
• Friday 11:00am to 2:20pm

Subjects:
History and Political Science

Jillian (she/her)

JillianHi everyone. My name is Jillian and I am a fourth year kinesiology student. I am interested in pursuing a career in medicine and have dedicated much of my undergraduate degree towards it. I will be able to assist with any kinesiology related courses, such as physiology, exercise physiology, or anatomy, biology as well as Biochem. Contact jkrupsk@uwo.ca or drop-in to see Jillian at her office hours.




Hours:

• Tuesday 12:30pm-2:30pm
• Wednesday 1:30pm-3:30pm

Subjects:
kinesiology related courses, such as physiology, exercise physiology, or anatomy, biology as well as Biochem


Mojgan

Mojgan

Hello, my name is Mojgan, and I am a second-year Ph.D. student in Western’s Math Department. I finished my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Applied Math. I have two years of tutoring experience in the Math Department of Western University. As a Math tutor in the Indigenous Student Center, I am interested in helping students to solve mathematical or statistical problems and improve their grades and math level. Please feel free to contact over email at mezadian@uwo.ca or drop by the Indigenous Student Centre!




Hours:

• Monday 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
• Wednesday 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
• Friday 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Subjects:
Math, Statistics


Prabhanshu

PrabhanshuMy name is Prabhanshu Aggarwal, and I am currently a first-year master's student in the Computer Science Department. Having worked for an MNC company back in my home country of India, I plan to pursue a career in the IT industry. Here, I will be assisting with your Science query, I can also answer any programming-related questions you may have. During my free time, I enjoy walking and traveling. Stop by during my ISC office hours or email at paggarw9@uwo.ca with any questions.




Hours:

• Tuesday 9:00am-12:20pm
• Wednesday 12:40pm-4:00pm
• Friday 10:00am-1:20pm

Subjects:
Statistics, Math, Physics, Computer Science related questions like CS Fundamentals, Operating System and programming languages like C, Python, Machine Learning, MySQL. I am open to other questions as well.


Academic Success

During your time at Western, the Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) encourages you to utilize all the excellent services and supports on campus and within ISC. In addition to the Student Supports within ISC, here are a few other academic supports on-campus: