The Tutors at Medley Hall provide academic support and pastoral care for residents ensuring their well being is looked after.
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 is a PhD student in Ecotoxicology. He studied B.Sc. (Applied Chemistry) and Master of Environmental Science and Technology at RMIT University. He has lived at Medley Hall for 5 years and speaks four languages. He is always happy for a good conversation about science and technology, religion, music, and sports (particularly English Premier League/soccer).
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 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.