Chemistry Tutors

Tutor profiles can be found below. We keep copies of all our tutors’ exam records, PVG certificates, matriculation details and CVs.

Aidan Thomson (Owner)

Chemistry Tutor (S1-S4), Maths Tutor (S1-U2), Physics Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Aidan achieved 5As and 2Bs in his Highers and 4As in his Advanced Highers (Chemistry, Mechanics, Maths, Physics).
  • He graduated from UofE with a 2.1 in Chemical Engineering in 2017.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Aidan enjoys Mountain Climbing and playing Football.
  • In his time off, Aidan enjoys travelling and attending music festivals.

 

Experience

  • Aidan has 6 years tutoring experience in Edinburgh, teaching 200+ students during this time.
  • Aidan founded Caledonia Tutors in January 2018.

 

Ambitions

  • Aidan hopes to continue to grow Caledonia Tutors throughout Scotland.
  • He is also considering a Master’s  degree in Education.

 

Eszter Sojtory

Biology Tutor (S1-S5), Chemistry Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Eszter achieved 43/45 in her IB, with top grades in Biology, Chemistry and Maths
  • She is currently in her 2nd year of studying Biomedical Science at UofE with grades of 80%+ in her Biology and Chemistry courses.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Eszter enjoys outdoor sports such as cycling and running.
  • She also enjoys reading fiction as often as she can.

Experience

  • Eszter currently tutors 4-5 hours per week and prior to this she tutored Chemistry for 1 year.
  • Writer Edinburgh University Science Journal, Head Organiser TEDxYouth.

 

Ambitions

  • Eszter plans on working in a job in the Scientific industry.
  • She hopes to travel as much as possible.

Hannah Forsyth

Chemistry Tutor (S1-S6), German Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Hannah achieved 7As in her Highers and 2 As in her Advanced Highers (Chemistry, Maths).
  • She is currently in her 4th year of studying MChem Chemistry at UofE with an average of 80+% in her 3 years to date.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Hannah has been learning Judo for the past 3 years and has competed in London and Paris.
  • She loves travelling and learning about other cultures, and has a strong interest in environmental issues.

Experience

  • Hannah currently tutors 5 students Chemistry per week.
  • EPSRC Vacation Intern at EU School of Chemistry, Volunteer English Teacher with Project Trust, India; EU representative at Anna University, India.

 

Ambitions

  • When she graduates, Hannah hopes to work in environmental or green chemistry, and has a passion for research.
  • She would also like to do some charity work as she loved doing that in the past.

Julian Mashingaidze

Chemistry Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Julian achieved 9As a B and a C in his GCSEs and 35 in his IB. He received the award for the highest GCSE Chemistry grade.
  • He is currently in his 1st year of studying Global Agriculture and Food Security.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Julian loves Rock music and playing the Guitar.
  • He also enjoys reading and playing football. He supports Liverpool FC.

Experience

  • As a new tutor, Julian is yet to start weekly lessons with students.
  • AIESEC Experience Manager, Ekasi Podcast Host, Mastercard Comversations Interviewer, Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre Researcher.

 

Ambitions

  • Julian hopes to one day be at the forefront of a global project that will help secure a more sustainable future for our planet.

Zach Cronin

Chemistry Tutor (S1-S5), Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S4)

Education

  • Zach achieved AAB in his A Levels (Maths, Chemistry, Biology).
  • He is currently studying Chemical Engineering at Herriot-Watt University, he has achieved 90%+ in his first year Maths courses.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Zach enjoys powerlifting and Airsoft in his spare time.
  • He is also a keen traveller, with South East Asia his favourite destination.

Experience

  • Zach currently tutors 2 students per week Maths (Nat 5 + Higher).
  • Huawei Seeds for the Future, Castle Hill Primary School. St Columba’s Hospice.

 

Ambitions

  • Zach plans on looking for a career relating to Carbon Capture in the Petroleum industry.
  • He wants to experience as much of the world as he can.
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