University of Oxford (DPhil, Statistical Science) (MMath) (BA, Mathematics & Statistics)
As a scholar at the University of Oxford, Alan mentors students on Maths knowledge expansion, MAT examination preparation and Oxbridge style interview training. He also offers first-hand experience in the tutorial system by offering classes to aspiring students for practise before their Oxbridge career.
Dr. Debbie Tsang believes that every student should be taught the way they wish to learn. Being one of most patient and caring coaches, Debbie is truly multi-talented.
She achieved her Bachelor of Sciences (1st class honour) and MPhil from the University of Hong Kong. Her passion in earth sciences driven her to carry on her PhD research at Nagoya University (Japan), in collaboration with Bristol University (U.K.), to investigate copper and its relationship with active volcanic activity.
Debbie is skilled in teaching geography, biology, chemistry, mathematics and search essay writing.
University of Cambridge (MPhil, International Relations)
London School of Economics and Political Science (BSc, Economics & Philosophy)
Polina joined the Norton House Admissions Team in 2017, and currently offers her expertise to lead the direction of the Admission Coaching & Advisory department. Having spent her entire university career studying at prestigious schools in the UK, Polina is the perfect individual to seek for assistance when it comes to your personal statements, interview preparation, and aptitude test training. Polina enjoys discussing politics and poetry in her free time in addition to the latest skincare regimens.
University of Oxford (BA, Experimental Psychology)
No one understands the human mind as well as Anthony! Having studied at two of the best universities in the world, it is safe to say that Anthony understands the UK education system as well as anyone else! Anthony is able to teach a wide range of subjects to students looking to improve their overall academic results, and uses his thorough understanding of the human mind and teaching skills to do so.
Cathleen is a current Cambridge Engineering student, exercising her passion of helping aspiring pupils in Hong Kong study top UK universities. Cathleen trains students’ logical thinking and lateral thinking skills by teaching brain training programme. Those skills are critical for studying Engineering and even Science subjects in universities.
Andre joined the Norton House Team in 2017 and has been a staple of the mathematics programmes ever since. As Andre is studying mathematics at Cambridge University, he is able to combine his extensive knowledge of the subject with his passion for teaching in an attempt to improve the education of students throughout Hong Kong. Even bystanders can’t help but be drawn in by Andre’s enthusiasm and excitement in the classroom!
Rochester Institute of Technology (BSc, Business Administration: Management)
Trinity College London (CertTESOL)
The man, the myth, the legend himself, Vernon is our resident coffee & hot dog lover straight out of New York. Vernon has a natural talent for making lessons fun and interactive for all of those involved, and can create a truly dynamic and unique atmosphere with his professional and approachable personality. If you are looking to develop your written and spoken English capabilities, Vernon is the man for the job.
When people say they love maths, Leslie is the type of guy who would often question such a statement unless it came out of his mouth. Why? Because no one loves maths as much as Leslie – it has gotten to a point where fellow mathematicians are asked “which equation do you find most beautiful?”, and any hesitation with a response is quickly met with a stare straight into your soul. Leslie finds great pleasure in taking aspiring students under his wing, and helping them develop their mathematical knowledge in addition to lateral thinking skills. If you are looking for someone to improve your GCSE/IB grades, or advice with university aptitude tests, Leslie is the perfect candidate.
Nicolo joined the Norton House Team in 2016 as part of the Medical School Admission experts. As a current student at HKU, Nicolo utilises information from his own personal experience in an attempt to make the notorious journey of becoming a doctor less stressful for talented students wishing to achieve the same. Nicolo is an expert when it comes to medical school interviews, and often helps student develop their logical thinking and reasoning.
Gordon is a valuable addition to the Admission Coaching Team here at Norton House. Not only does Gordon assist students with their Medicine tutorials, he also provides in-depth knowledge when it comes to the gruelling interviews for Medicine at university level. Currently an HKU student, Gordon is able to provide students with the latest information they need to know when it comes to successful admission into Hong Kong schools.
Maymay is part of Norton House’s Medical Admission Coaching Team, helping students achieve their dreams of becoming doctors. Maymay helps students with their aptitude test training in addition to brushing up on their science-related abilities.
David got a Master in Translation from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a TESOL certificate. He works with children of all ages and wants all to enjoy the learning experience while obtaining academic achievement. He brings joy to classes as well as inspires children to think creatively. He has vast experience teaching English to children of all ages, and is amongst the most popular tutors in Norton House.
Victor is a current HKU Civil Engineering student, exercising his passion of helping aspiring pupils in Hong Kong reach their academic goals. Victor’s students are taken on an educational journey that aims at improving their mathematical skills, and consequently develop their logical thinking abilities. Victor is also able to provide an insight into what it’s like studying one of the most prestigious subjects at the best university in Hong Kong.
The Open University of Hong Kong (HD, Early Childhood Education) (Registered Qualified Kindergarten Teacher)
Hong Kong Academy for Performance Arts (HND, Performing Arts)
Having a degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a Diploma in Performing Arts for Music Theatre, Joan is most definitely one of the Houses bubbliest individuals! Of course this means that she is most definitely into dancing, singing, and acting in her free time! Joan uses her lively personality and capturing teaching techniques to mesmerise her students and improve their English as well as confidence and presentation skills.
Having engaged in collaboration with Norton House events such as education seminars, Jeffrey provides the team with valuable insights into the admission process required for those wishing to study medicine at university level. Having gained acceptance into HKU’s demanding and elitist medical course, Jeffrey is able to guide students onto a successful and informative admission path for aspiring doctors.
Joining Norton House in 2016 as part of the Admissions Team, Jeffrey is responsible for helping aspiring students aim high when it comes to their medical school admissions. Jeffrey also tutors science to pupils looking to improve their exam grades in an attempt to possess a flawless portfolio that will inevitably open doors in the future. As a current HKU medical student, Jeffrey combines his personal experiences with his knowledge in order to present students with a clearer idea of how to approach their future pursuit as doctors.
James is a published columnist with over 7 years teaching experience in Hong Kong to students aged 3 to adult. He now specialises in helping students to grasp the techniques in giving engaging presentations and effective writing styles. He strives to help his students prepare for the future and to think globally.
Tamby is a qualified teacher with over 9 years of experience teaching at international schools and overseas, as well as private tutoring to equip pupils with the skills for successful school interviews in Hong Kong’s competitive education environment. As part of Norton House Education, Tamby designs curriculum focused on multidisciplinary learning and leads inquiry-based classes where students have as much of a say in their experience as tutors themselves, while still working to achieve the academic goals parents have in mind.