Laura Lopez

Chemistry Graduate from Durham University.

About Me

I’m Laura and I’ve just graduated from Durham with an integrated Masters in Chemistry, and will be starting a PhD in Chemistry and Geology, at the University of Manchester in January. Whilst at university I’ve enjoyed playing water polo and rugby alongside my studies. I was also involved in a mentoring scheme to help teenagers at a local school with their Science and Maths A-levels and university applications. In sixth form, I tutored GCSE Maths and really enjoyed helping other students understand concepts and learn to solve problems. I am bilingual, having moved to the UK from Spain when I was 9 I speak Spanish at home and would be happy to tutor Spanish to GCSE or A-level students, and can offer conversation practice with a native speaker!

Academic Qualifications

MSc Chemistry
Durham University (2016-2020)
Grade: 1:1

Bedford Girl’s School (2014-2016)
Chemistry A*, Maths A*, Physics A, Further Maths A

Bedford Girl’s School (2009-2014)
A*s: Maths, Additional Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, French, Spanish, History, Food Technology
As: English Literature, English Language, Geography

Tutoring/Mentoring Experience

A Level and University Application Mentor
Cardinal Hulme, Durham (2017-2018)
I have been a mentor for teenagers at a local school, helping them with their
university applications and running after school revision classes.

Subject Mentor
Hatfield College, Durham (2017-2020)
I was a Chemistry mentor to lower years during university.

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