Tutors

The tutors at Medley hall provide academic support and pastoral care for residents.

Alex Leach

Alex Leach

Alex has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in International Studies and Development Studies from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Philosophy from the University of Lateran. He is able to offer assistance in essay writing, human geography and Greek, medieval and continental philosophy, as well as filling in for any sporting team that needs an extra player.

Damien Nzabanita

Damien Nzabanita is a Science graduate with a major in Applied Chemistry. He has lived at Medley Hall for 4 years, during which he learnt English, his fourth language, and completed his undergraduate studies. Damien is currently studying a Masters Degree in Environmental Science and Technology. He is always ready for a good conversation about sports ( particularly soccer)  and politics.

Sarah Tajima

Sara Tajima

Sara was born in Japan, brought up in Malaysia and Singapore, but now calls Melbourne home. She studied Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours) at the University of Melbourne during which she spent her first year as a resident of Medley Hall. Sara worked for several years as a teacher in Melbourne and Tokyo, then went on to study a Master of Social Sciences (International Development) at RMIT University, where she was able to travel to interesting locations like Tajikistan. She is now passionately studying floristry and working with plenty of flowers outside of college life. This is Sara and her husband Lachlan’s 5th year as tutors at Medley Hall.

Lachlan Mccleod

Lachlan McLeod

Lachlan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Melbourne in 2009. He majored in English literature and psychology, but after graduating chose to focus on his passion for documentary film-making. He also teaches English as a second language with a focus on English for academic purposes.  He enjoys talking to students about their creative pursuits, going for group runs and providing support with essay writing skills.

Jack Swann

Jack Swann

Jack has a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice from the University of Tasmania, a Masters in Musical Theatre from the University of Ballarat and is now furthering his study of Architecture at the University of Melbourne.