tutor avatar

Simangele S - Tutor in Lower Langefontein

Simangele is a BSc in Life Science graduate, she decided to pursue her postgraduate studies to become a researcher because she has always been curious about the relationship between the physiological mechanisms of the human body and the human psyche, and how the ever-changing environment influences this relationship. Her excellence was recognised by winning the “Volunteer of the year” award while she volunteered at the Durban Natural Science Museum. She has successfully lead the “make-over” of the mammology wet collection comprising of approximately 5000 specimen bodies, and trained new volunteers. She is seeking a research assistant or entry level laboratory-based position.

Tutor basics
Teaching places

Public Place and Online

Travelling distance

Simangele will travel 50km from Lower Langefontein, Molweni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Languages spoken

Simangele speaks Zulu and English

02/01/2011 - February 28 2014

Oversaw the preparation and curation of several specimen consignment from West Africa. Lead the “make-over” of the mammal department’s wet collection holding at least 5000 mammal specimens. Trained new volunteers, as well as fully inventorying and data-basing the entire ichthyology collection as part of the Generally Recognised Accounting Practices (GRAP 103) for the accounting of natural heritage collections

07/24/2014 - 30/11/2016
Education guide

I was delegated the responsibility of guiding school pupils inside the aquarium and educate them about marine biology and conservation. I also conducted lessons outside the aquarium, topics included, biodiversity and pollution. For some children it was their first time seeing marine animals, this presented me an opportunity to providing new information and expand their knowledge and career choices

02/28/2013 - 12/15/2017
BSc in Life Science (biochemistry and physiology stream ) - University of South Africa

This was my undergraduate degree. Subjects included: biology, chemistry, medicinal plants, computer studies, statistics, physiology and biochemistry.

03/01/2018 - 03/31/2019
BSc honours in Life Science majoring in physiology - University of South Africa

I specialisedon't in cardiophyiology. My research project was on hypertension.

Subjects taught
  • Science

    I am a BSc in Life Science graduate majored in biochemistry and physiology. I have knowledge ranging from biology, chemistry and physics. I also have completed my honours in physiology. I also have experience in teaching, especially primary and high school students. I gained this experience while working as an Education guide at uShaka Marine World.

    Simangele teaches Science at High School, University/College, and Adult level(s)