Subject-Specific Tutoring Programme

Overview of the Subjet-Specific Tutoring Programme

Peer-Academic Support Programme

Senior undergraduate students and postgraduate students can apply to tutor.

All undergraduate students can request a tutor for free.

Two Divisions of Tutoring



Subjects Covered



Chemistry for Health Sciences

Life Forms and Functions of Clinical Importance

Special Physics

All clinical modules

Structure of the Subject-Specific Tutoring Programme

The programme is managed by Ms Lamese Chetty who is the ACADEMIC ADVISOR in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Working under Ms Chetty is the Student Coordinator and the Head Tutors. 

Marcel Simpson is the STUDENT COORDINATOR and the link between Tutors, Head Tutors and Faculty. She reports directly to Ms Lamese Chetty.

The Head Tutors play an important role in ensuring students are allocated tutors when they need it, as well as making sure tutors get the support they need

The Head Tutors work very closely with the Student Coordinator to ensure the programme runs smoothly.





How the Process Works

Tutor Recruitment

Students in their 2nd year or later can apply to tutor.

Postgraduates who majored, or are majoring, in a relevant subject may apply to tutor.

Tutor Allocation

Students who require support in a specific subject may request a tutor directly or through their class representative.

Tutor are allocated according student needs at no more than 10 students per tutor group.

Tutoring Sessions

Tutoring sessions are arranged between tutor and tutees.

Tutors and tutees are required to complete log-in sheets for each session.

Due to the pandemic, tutoring sessions are mostly conducted on Microsoft Teams. (However, this is decided between tutor and tutees) at a maximum of 8 hours per week.

Applications for Tutoring

To receive a Subject-Specific Tutor: 

Contact Us

Ms Lamese Chetty

Marcel Simpson