Meet our 2022 Resident Tutors.
UC students have access to a wide range of tutorials to support their studies. Tutorials are made up of small groups and led by young, approachable resident tutors who know you, and you know them. Our tutors live in College so are readily available to answer any questions relating to your course, as well as help you prepare for assessments and exams.
Sher Maine Tan
SPECIALTY - BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE AND SCIENCE (MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND BIOTHERAPEUTICS)
Sher Maine is currently working as a Molecular Biologist with Monash University. She will be starting her PhD at the University of Melbourne this year focusing on biotherapeutics to combat multi-drug resistant organisms. She has completed a Master of Biomedical Science (Microbiology & Immunology) at the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Science (Medical Bioscience) from Monash University. Sher Maine enjoys reading, meeting new people and baking. She is also always up for a chat about science with a good glass of wine!
SENIOR COMMON ROOM PRESIDENT / SPECIALTY - ARTS (CREATIVE WRITING AND ENGLISH)
James is a PhD candidate in Creative Arts & English at La Trobe University, writing on the representation of queer communities in genre fiction, particularly crime fiction. He is a part-time high-school English and Humanities tutor, a peer support worker with queer young people, and a Guest Services Agent at University College. In his spare time, James enjoys film and TV, graphic novels and Mario Kart.
SPECIALTY - COMMERCE (ECONOMICS & FINANCE)
Sean is a Bachelor of Commerce graduate from the University of Melbourne, majoring in Economics and Finance. Having initially started at RMIT, he went on to complete a co-op at a top 50 ASX listed company, working in procurement/supply chain. Having a different career in mind, he then transferred to the University of Melbourne, completing his degree there. He also completed an exchange semester at Purdue University, in Indiana, USA. Outside of uni, Sean loves footy and basketball, being a proud Western Bulldogs supporter.
SPECIALTY - ARTS (HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND FRENCH)
Rebecca recently graduated with an honours degree in history. In her undergraduate degree she also completed a major in philosophy and a Diploma of Languages in French. During this degree she completed a semester long exchange at University College Dublin, in Ireland. She has an active interest in the study of the Digital Humanities, particularly how the introduction of digital media has impacted the lives of young people. She also loves theatre, art and music, and has often combined these interests when acting as Sound Designer in theatre productions.
Seung Hoon Byun
SPECIALTY - SCIENCE (IMMUNOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLLECULAR BIOLOGY)
Hoon graduated with Bachelors of Science having majored in Immunology with two minors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Currently he is in his second year of Masters of Biotechnology doing research under Mikaël Martino lab at Australian regeneration medicine institute (ARMI). Hoon has travelled to different countries including South Africa, Canada, Malaysia and Japan. He is tri-lingual; English, Korean and conversational Japanese. Hoon has also served in Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) and acquired unique set of skills!
Choi Yiu Wong (Jordan)
SPECIALTY - BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE AND SCIENCE (VETERINARY SCIENCE AND BIOCHEMISTRY)
Jordan is starting his Doctor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine in University of Melbourne this year. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Biochemsitry and went on to become a research student with an Mphil degree focusing on Biomedical Sciences at The University of Hong Kong. Outside of the academia, Jordan has also worked on several students and non-governmental organisations on event management, so feel free to ask him if you want any advice. Best if you can show him a picture of your pet before asking for advice since he can’t say no to cute animals.