Other Tutors

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

Caitlin Brough

Business Management Tutor (S1-S6)

Education

  • Caitlin achieved ABB in her A Levels (Geography, Biology, Economics).
  • She is currently in her 4th year of studying International Business at UofE and is projected to achieve a 1st.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Caitlin is a member of the EUCC Vixens.

Experience

  • Caitlin currently tutors National 4 and 5 Business Management 3 hours per week.
  • Digital Media Strategist at Trendlistr. Dissertation: “Sustainability in Luxury Fashion.”

Ambitions

  • Caitlin is starting the IBM Graduate Scheme in August.
  • She hopes to work for a multi-national business where she can have a positive impact on people’s lives in some way.

Ruby Kelman

English Tutor (S1-S6), Italian Tutor (S1-S6), Latin Tutor (S1-S5)

Education

  • Ruby achieved A*A*A* in her A Levels (English, History, French).
  • She is currently in her 4th year of studying for her MA in French and Italian (1st average).
  • University Class Medals (Best in Year): Italian 1; French 2; Lanfine Prize for French; Lanfine Prize for Italian; Jane Ridley Award; MD Legge Prize

Hobbies and Interests

  • Ruby enjoys singing and hiking in Edinburgh’s beautiful surrounding hills.

Experience

  • Ruby currently tutors 5 students National 5 and Higher English per week.
  • TEFL Certified, Migrants and Refugees in Education certified with FutureLearn, English Group Leader and Pedagogy Assistant at Les Petits Bilingues, Camp Assistant at Europass. 

 

Ambitions

  • When Ruby graduates she is planning on training to become a secondary school languages teacher.

Ema Smekalova

English Tutor (S1-S4), Psychology Tutor (S1-S5), Maths Tutor (P6-S2)

Education

  • Ema achieved 44/45 in her IB (HL English, Maths, Psychology and History).
  • She is currently in her 2nd year of her Sociology and Psychology MA at UofE (1st average).

Hobbies and Interests

  • Ema enjoys literature and reading.
  • She plays volleyball, badminton and golf in her spare time.

Experience

  • Ema currently tutors 3 students English and Maths per week.
  • Previous experience tutoring GCSE students in English Lang+Lit, Maths, and History.

 

Ambitions

  • Ema’s career ambition is to work in the social care sector, though she is not sure where specifically.
  • An ambition she’s had for a while is to become a writer.

Martin Lewis

Computing Science Tutor (S1-S6), Maths Tutor (S1-S5), Physics Tutor (S1-S3)

Education

  • Martin achieved A*AA in his A Levels (Maths, Further Maths, Computer Science).
  • He is in 2nd year of his Computer Science degree at UofE with grades of 80%+ in his Computing courses.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Martin’s hobbies include programming and creative writing.
  • He also likes to read Russian post-apocalyptic fiction. 

Experience

  • Martin currently tutors 5 students Computing and Maths per week.
  • Huawei Seeds for the Future, UTC Aerospace Systems, Research Trainee at Waseda University & National Research Council.

 

Ambitions

  • When he graduates Martin hopes to become a Software Engineer.
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