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About Us


FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

I am the founder of A-Star International Tutoring Limited since 2012. A-Star International Tutoring Limited is an aspiring and professional education center in Hong Kong, dedicated to providing development opportunities of international school students and creating positive changes.

Our team of passionate tutors with excellent educational backgrounds and academic expertise has extensive teaching experience and a proven track record of success over the years, covering a wide array of international standardized tests, including SAT, AP, IGCSE, IBDP, GCE A-level, IELTS, MYP, as well as the local HKDSE curriculum. Our tutoring services aim at offering the best and most effective academic support for junior form students by developing their interests in and understanding of various subjects; and senior form students by equipping them with practical exam skills and confidence essential for their future academic success. *

Our after-school test preparation programs boast a small-customized class size of up to 6 students per group with intensive tuition and academic drilling on these international and local standardized tests along with regular performance report.

We believe our after-school program will unleash students full academic potential and enable them to become a more confident and responsible global citizen.

Director

Ms. Tsang , Founder


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Courses

Our students will follow their own personal school program and work one-to-one with their tutor. Following your child learning progress, our program is adjusted to meet their exact needs at all times after discussing with their parent. We give homework and follow up with their parents after class. Our methodology guarantees more confidence and motivation for your child.

SAT/AP

 

SAT/AP
COURSES

*Mathematics
*Physics
*Chemistry
*Biology
*SSAT Elementary_Middle_Upper
*English
ADMISSION

Admissions
COURSES

*Planning & Development
*Application Strategy
*University/Subject selection
*Examination Preparation
*Personal Statement review
*Interview Coaching
*Communication with School
*School Visits
*UCAS registration
OTHERS


Others
COURSES

*ONLINE TUITION
*Olympiad Training (MATHS/SCIENCE)
*IELTS/STEP/PAT Training
*GED (General Education Development)
*IBDP subject IA coaching
*MYP Mathematics



Our Directors

Our team of passionate tutors with excellent educational backgrounds and academic expertise has extensive teaching experience and a proven track record of success over the years.


Dr. Matthew Lui

Dr. Matthew Lui received Ph.D/MSci in Chemistry from Imperial College of London. After graduation, Dr. Lui worked as a scientist at The University of Sydney, where he carried out research in the areas of renewable energy and environmental science.He has extensive teaching experience at secondary and tertiary levels. He enjoys much success in creating personalised learning plans for individual students. He makes every endeavour to ensure that each session is catered to the needs of tutees. He experienced examination struggle in the past like your kid, so he knows how to tune-up your kid taking the challenging examination. Dr. Lui provides tuition for IGCSE Physics/Biology/Mathematics and all levels of Chemistry.

Dr. Tracy Chan

Dr. Tracy Chan received BSc(Hons) from the University of Sheffield and a MSc (Distinction) from the University of Manchester. She then returned to Hong Kong for further study, and received Ph.D from the University of Hong Kong. During her postgraduate studies, she did research relating to Biology and Chemistry including design and synthesis of various metal complexes for DNA intercalator and MRI contrast agents. At university, Dr. Chan was an undergraduate examiner as well as a tutor. She obtained Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from HKU. She was an after-school consultant at an international school. She helped students achieving outstanding results in various international public exams, including IGCSE / GCSE / GCE / IBDP, in the past few years. She provides examination skills to her students based on the mark scheme requirements in school assessment. She is a patient, intelligent young mentor. Dr. Chan is also a UK university mentor and advices on UK university life and courses. By working with students and families, Dr. Chan hopes to enable them to develop personally and academically towards their personal ambitions.

Mr. Charlie Yu

Mr. Charlie Yu received his BSc(Hons) and MPhil in Mathematics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also obtained the postgraduate diploma of education (PGDE) from the same institution. He won one gold medal (first-ever gold medallist from Hong Kong)/silver medallists at the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO)*. Over the years, he has fostered many students who have achieved superlative accomplishments.  He can master any open mathematics-related examination such as the UK entrance exam 11 + / 13 + / 16 +, GCSE / IGCSE, GCE, IAL; Hong Kong’s HKDSE, the United States’ SSAT, SAT, AP, GMAT, etc. In addition to examinations, he excels in training students to participate in international mathematics competition, such as the IMO. Both primary and middle school students love to learn from Mr. Yu. Students hope that through competitions, they will increase their confidence and participation in competitions. Mr. Yu also taught mathematics in international schools and local schools. Mr. Yu adjusts his teaching styles to students’ learning styles. Students of Mr. Yu are able to use the shortest possible time to understand and solve all challenging questions. He is a dedicated teacher and brings a wealth of experience to our Centre. His gentle attitude combined with his deep knowledge inspires his children to do their best.

Dr. Adam Delvin

Dr. Adam Devlin is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a native American-English speaker and has a sound educational background. Dr. Devlin received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Portland State University, his MSc in Applied Physics from Appalachian State University, and his BSc in Physics from the University of Oregon. He is an expert in Physics and Mathematics and can tutor proficiently for all scientific and mathematical concepts at high school level. He is also very knowledgeable about climate science and related topics. He uses a creative and prolific approach to research and teaching using real-world examples to explain difficult concepts. He is an accomplished lecturer at a variety of academic levels, and presenter at many conference proceedings. Also, he is a great proofreader and copy editor of all topics, and is a review editor for a major international journal (Frontiers of Earth Science and Marine Science).

Ms. Marthe Teinturier

Ms. Marthe Teinturier received her master degree in Nuclear, Particles, Astroparticles, and Cosmology from University Paris-Sud 11. After graduation, she carried research in The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and her contribution there directly helped the discovery of Higgs boson (“The God Particle”) that led to a Nobel Prize in 2013. During her time at CERN, she taught Physics in University and began to realize that her true passion was teaching. She left the research world and taught the French syllabus of Physics & Chemistry in Middle and High School for 2 years. She then moved to China (for the adventure) where she taught IB Physics SL and HL and IGCSE Cambridge Physics for 3 years. During those 3 years, she supervised more than 150 IAs, 10 EE in both Physics and Computer Science. When a notion or concept is not well understood, she would use all her imagination, knowledge and background to adapt her explanations to each student. Her students are used to say that she was strict but smiling non-stop. She likes to follow the motto “une main de fer dans un gant de velours” (An iron fist in a velvet glove).

Mr. Michael Waugh

Mr. Michael Waugh was born and raised in the United Kingdom. He received his BA degree in Humanities (Literature and History) from Asia International Open University, Macau (originally the Open College of the University of Macau), the course material of which was supplied by the British Open University. He has been teaching English Language and English Literature in Hong Kong since 1998, and helping students to achieve success in their exams is extremely rewarding for him. For Common Entrance exams, he has taught 11+, 12+ and 13+. He has also helped students through the CIE and Edexcel exams at IGCSE level. Mr. Waugh has been teaching IB English Language & Literature as well as English Literature for six years. His IB students (Standard Level and Higher Level) have all done well, achieving impressive marks of 6 or 7. He encourages students to rely on a working method or process to achieve results. Mr Waugh has also conducted Shakespeare workshops for students in the English Department of the University of Hong Kong, as well as teaching a course on Acting Shakespeare at HK Academy for Performing Arts. For the past 15 years, he has coached many students in preparation for the Hong Kong Schools Speech festival, helping them to achieve 1st, 2nd or 3rd places.

Mr. Ashley Ngai

Mr. Ashley Ngai has been teaching in our tutorial centre since the day it was founded. His experiences in Science and Mathematics are instrumental in building a good academic foundation for students. He did local exams (HKCEE, HKAL) and international GCE AL to gain a better insight into the prerequisites for passing exams with flying colours. He did local exams (HKCEE, HKAL) as well as international GCE AL to gain a better insight into the prerequisites for passing exams with flying colours. Mr. Ngai has got a medical-related degree in radiography and his perspectives of putting science knowledge into daily uses are believed to be the best tool to motivate students to learn and embrace challenges ahead. Mr. Ngai has taught many students from various international schools, such as Harrow International School, South Island School, West Island School, Singapore International School, Kiangsu Chekiang International Section, Canadian International School etc.

Ms.Tanya Maheshwar

Tanya Maheshwar was awarded a scholarship to attend the Cass Business School, London (City, University of London business school) where she graduated with a Masters in Management. Prior to university,she attended an international school andachieved A* in Economics, Accounting, Business Studies and Mathematics at both GCSE and A-Levels. At the GCSE Level, she was awarded the highest marks in the country for Accounting and English. She teaches GCSE and A-levels courses in economics, mathematics, business studies and accounting in higher education institutions in 2017 and provides IELTS training services to students.

Mr. Trenton Cummins

Mr. Trenton Cummins is our U.S. university consultant and academic consultant. He is a native American-English speaker. He graduated with the highest (3.9/4.0 GPA) from Michigan State University. He administered IGCSE/BTEC Business Studies lessons for A Star International Tutoring which enhanced personal business knowledge. He also delivered courses for IGCSE English Language, IGCSE English Literature, IELTS English Language. Mr. Cummins is good to improve personal communication, presentation, and leadership skills through teaching of university students, high school/secondary students, and primary students. Some of the tests/exams he has taught or is familiar with include: IGCSE as a first and second language, IELTS, SAT, and ACT. Trenton tailors all his lessons to each student’s goals and abilities. He is very patient and enjoy teaching. Most importantly, he guides students to achieve their goals.



Consulting Services

Education Advisory, University Consulting, Teen Life Coach


TEEN LIFE CONSULTING/COACHING


SERVICES

*Profile Building
*Improve Weakness
*Maximize Strengths
*Application Strategy
*Standardised Tests Plan
*Communication with School
*Interview Coaching
*Campus / School Visit
*Final Decision Assist
UK/US UNIVERSITY CONSULTING



SERVICES

*Registration & Application
*Interview Preparation
*Effective Personal Statement
*Final Decision Assist
*CASE STUDY 1
*CASE STUDY 2
GUARDIANSHIP




SERVICES

*SIM Card and Mobile Phone Assist
*Flight Reservation Assist
*School Visit
*Airport Transfer
*Emergency Support
OTHERS




SERVICES

*Pocket Wifi
*Summer Camp
*HOME SCHOOL
*Personality/Career test
*Music Therapy Services referral
*Psychology Services referral


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Special Offer

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October
2018
Chemistry
IBDP, IGCSE, IAL, GCEAL, SAT, AP
1 Oct 2018

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01
October
2018
Physics
IGCSE, IBDP, GCEAL, IAL, AP, SAT
1 Oct 2018

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01
October
2018
Biology
GCEAL, IAL, IBDP, IGCSE, AP, SAT
1 Oct 2018

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01
October
2018
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
IBDP, IGCSE, HKDSE
1 Oct 2018

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01
October
2018
MATHEMATICS
IBDP, IGCSE, IAL, GCEAL, SAT, AP
1 Oct 2018

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Contact Us

Heart of the Causeway Bay District

Our serviced tuition center is located Windsor House, the heart of the causeway bay district and just minutes from Causeway Bay MTR station, exit E. We are situated on 26/F with a spectacular view of Victoria Park.

Our serviced tuition center shared a comfortable lounge area and parents can take advantage of our free Wifi while waiting for their child.

 



Address

26/F, Chubb Tower, Windsor House
311 Gloucester Road Causeway Bay

Telephone

+(852) 6906 8478
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Higher Education Destination of our students

*University of Cambridge
*London School of Economics
*University of London
*Imperial College London
*Durham University
*University of Exeter
*University of Warwick
*University of Bath
*Lancaster University
*Cardiff University
*Keele University
*University of St Andrews
*King’s College
*Oxford Brook’s University
*Newcastle University
*University of British Columbia
*University of Southampton
*University of Bristol
*University of Leed
*Tsinghua University

Our team of tutors has taught

*South Island School
*Canadian International School
*West Island School
*Island School
*Harrow International School
*Yew Chung International School
*International College School
*True Light Middle school
*Delia School of Canada
*Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary School
*King George V
*Singapore International School
*HKUGA
*St. Paul Convent
*St. Paul College
*Chinese International School
*Methodist School
*Charterhouse
*Tonbridge
*Kellett School