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Chuma G - Tutor in Stellenbosch Central

I have an undergraduate degree in Textile and Polymer Science and a postgraduate honours degree in Polymer Science. My passion for chemistry and interest in research encouraged me to pursue a Master's in Polymer Science. I have experience as a chemistry tutor for first-year modules. My role as a tutor primarily focused on assisting students with laboratory report work. In addition to my tutoring experience, I also work as a writing consultant for the Stellenbosch university writing centre.

Tutor basics
Teaching places

Public Place and Online

Travelling distance

Chuma will travel 20km from Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Languages spoken

Chuma speaks English and Xhosa

Experience
2018-02-05 - 2020-11-30
First-year Chemsitry tutor

I assist first-year chemistry students at Stellenbosch University with laboratory work. This involves me helping students interpret results as well as explaining phenomenons observed during a practical.

2019-01-01 - 2019-11-30
Listen Live Learn program - Internship

The role includes but not limited to facilitating the participation of students in the program. Completing administrative duties such as communicating deadlines and starting initiatives for the benefit of students and communities.

2020-01-29 - 2020-11-30
Writing Consultant

Consultants assist writers with their writing process and ask questions which allow the writer to think about how they might revise their work, at the end of the process, the writer will have a well structured written piece.

Education
2018-01-22 - 2018-11-30
BSc Hons Polymer Science - Stellenbosch University

I completed an undergraduate degree in Textile and Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University. I furthered my studies by completing an honours degree in Polymer Science. My passion for chemistry and research led me to pursue a Masters in Polymer Science.

Subjects taught
  • Chemistry

    I am now an MSc Polymer Science candidate. I have a strong background in chemistry. I specialized specialize in polymer science which falls into the discipline of chemistry, more specifically organic chemistry. I also have experience tutoring for university-level chemistry.

    Chuma teaches Chemistry at High School and University/College level(s)