Peer Support Facilitators
I am studying Arts/Visual Arts at Monash and am passionate about language. I enjoy learning about people, travel, art, language, and music. I am excited for another great year with English Connect!
I'm a Linguistics graduate and second year Juris Doctor law student. I love learning languages and travel. In my spare time I like to get outside and go hiking. I also enjoy the mind games section of the newspaper, and cooking from Ottolenghi's cookbooks with friends.
Diego is an international PhD in Education student from Colombia. Traveling, playing football, drinking coffee, and learning about different cultures are his main passions. He believes that research and advocacy can bring more social equality to his home country.
I am a senior facilitator at English Connect and a PhD student and tutor in the Faculty of Education. When not at Monash, I run my own consultancy business. I love art, cooking, reading and traveling. I also love being with my family and friends and celebrating life.
I am currently studying a Master of Teaching. I love the English language, having previously worked as a freelance writer, written a blog, and performed stand-up comedy. Though academic writing has certain rules and boundaries, there is still room for flair and creativity. I look forward to working with you.
I am doing a Masters of Applied Linguistics after completing a BA in English as an International Language and Linguistics in 2017. I am originally from South Africa, and my first language is Afrikaans. My hobbies include DIY projects, reading, watching foreign films and travelling when I can.
Hello! I'm Melanie :) I'm studying Secondary Education and Arts. I was born and raised in Australia but my background is Singaporean and Malaysian-Chinese. I love reading books, manga, webtoons, blogs etc- I love learning things from a range of sources!
I am a PhD candidate, an English teacher and a happy full time mother and wife. When not at Monash I love travelling with my family. I consider myself quite adventurous, being in few countries has shaped my identity and the way I see life. I also love doing art crafts, go camping, nature and watching films. I am very excited to meet you at English connect!
I am currently a Software Engineering and Arts student at Monash. I study linguistics as my Arts major. My objective is to marry the two disciplines of Software Engineering and Linguistics together. I particularly enjoy studying and discussing the structure of languages and look forward to another year at English Connect.
My name is Ricky and I am from Hong Kong. I am a PhD student who is interested in stem cell research to understand the kidney. I have been to quite a few countries such as USA, Japan, Korea and South Africa etc. I love playing basketball and dogs. I love food but I can't afford indulging in any of them now as I am trying so hard to keep fit :)
I returned to study as a mature age student, and am about to complete my Bachelor of Arts, majoring in linguistics and philosophy. I have three dogs and far too many books. When I'm not studying, reading or walking dogs, I like to disappear into the bush and climb rocks.
I am PhD student completing a study in the field of sociology of education. I am passionate about exploring how people navigate their ways between social structures, and how they create space for their thinking and doing. My favourite place in the world is Ha Noi. I am in love with Melbourne summer sunset, and wish to visit Tibet someday. Whenever possible, I enjoy gardening and inventing recipes.
I am completing my Masters of Applied Linguistics, looking to establish a career within the ESL field after graduating. I love working with my hands and making gifts for family and friends as well as travelling and reading. 2019 will be my 9th year of living in Australia since moving from South Africa.
I am studying Applied Linguistics. I love learning languages, culture, and people. I am interested in how a language works and its profound impact in shaping the society and their ideology towards particular things. I also like learning traditional dances from my country, Indonesia. Now, I am the dancer of the famous Saman dance!
My name is Xuan, and I am a PhD student in the Faculty of Education. I love lying in bed and watching movies for hours and hours. I also love learning about other cultures, and see how people negotiate tensions of cultural differences in their social practices.
Hi everyone! My name is Thu. I come from Vietnam. It's my great pleasure to be working at Peer Support, get to know and provide assistance to peers needing help with grammar. Hope to meet lots of peers, engage in the feedback process and be helpful!!