Our Tutoring Team

The RESN Tutoring Team consists of passionate VCE and HSC graduates who aim to improve the experience of regional and rural students across Australia. To learn more about our team, click on a photo!


Head of Tutoring and Welfare: Jun Kim
Jun graduated in 2016 as School Vice-Captain and Co-Dux of his high school. He is currently studying Medicine at Monash University, driven by his curiosity about the human body and his desire to positively contribute to people's lives. He has tutored extensively since he finished secondary school, finding great enjoyment in providing guidance to students from Year 6 to Year 12 across a range of subjects.
Tutoring Coordinator: Lani Tresidder
Lani graduated from a rural government school in 2019, and is now at the The University of Melbourne, studying Arts. Having used RESN extensively herself throughout Year 12, she is laudatory of the organisation’s influence, and now seeks to assist students who are disadvantaged in VCE due to geographical constraints, like she was.
Tutoring Coordinator: Andy Kim
Andy graduated in 2019 as a School Vice-Captain and is now studying Biomedicine at Monash University. After leading voluntary biology lectures throughout his final year, Andy was awarded Dux of Biology, alongside the Prize for Public Speaking. He wishes to share his enthusiasm to aid and serve the wider community as he greatly enjoyed past opportunities to teach. Andy is also passionate about other niche activities such as ice skating and painting.
Alexandra Owen
I grew up on a NE Victorian farm, but spent high school in a Melbourne boarding school. I reached my goal to study Arts/Law at Monash— then realised one day in that I actually had no desire to pursue law! So I took an impromptu gap year. I tutor English, have a job in an archive & work in an urban beekeeping business. This year I will study a Bachelor's of Secondary Education, majoring in English.
Ben Blanch
Hey! I’m Ben, and I completed my HSC in 2018. Currently I study international relations and development studies at the ANU. Aside from academic things, I’m really big jazz music nerd and I’m a huge fan of seeing my dog Roxy when I’m back home in Orange for uni breaks :) Looking forward to answering your questions!
Ben Fox
I'm Ben and I'm a first year Medicine student at JCU in Townsville with a view to enter immunology in the future. Having moved to TSV, outside of class I play netball and squash for local clubs and play the oboe.
Ben Slavec
Ben is a multifaceted man who has interests in many different areas. He is currently studying a double degree in Science and Commerce at Monash University, majoring in Mathematics and Finance. Ben is a musical whiz and loves the sporting arena, especially enjoying singing and playing soccer.
Clarissa Cornelius
Hi! I'm Clarissa and I major in Literature and International Relations at Monash University. I did English Literature, Business Management, Global Politics, Sociology and Legal Studies in Year 12 and enjoyed high school immensely. I absolutely love teaching and helping the community which is why I decided to join RESN and provide support where I can. I hope to be of some help to you this year!
Dean Damevski
Dean graduated in 2019 as School Captain and dux of his high school. His passion for the world of accounting and finance has led him to studying a Bachelor of Commerce at Melbourne University. He has experience as a private tutor and has always enjoyed helping students learn which is why he has joined the RESN team!
Harriette Singh
Hi everyone, my name is Harriette and I am currently a second year student studying a double degree of Science and Law at Monash university. I enjoyed all my years at school so much, but that doesn't mean there weren't challenges. I want to help people going through VCE, and make their journey just that little bit more fun by reducing some of the stress that comes with school work!
Hnin Nadi
Hi, I'm Hnin Nadi or Dora. I'm currently in my first year of Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne. Although I followed a different curriculum to VCE in highschool, I look forward to helping students out in what little way I can!
Jordan Cransberg
Jordan is currently studying Biomedicine at Melbourne university and hopes in the future to be involved in the medical field. She completed her high school in 2017 and has been tutoring high school students for a year now. She loves helping younger students learn and improve in their studies.
Jun Clare Kim
Jun graduated in 2016 as School Music Captain and a scholar from her high school. She is currently studying Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne, and hopes to pursue psychiatry in the future. With 2 years of experience in VCE English and English Literature tutoring, Jun has continued to foster her love for both subjects by working with secondary students, and enjoys her job immensely.
Karyn-Li Lehre
I am a physiotherapist working in geriatrics. I graduated from the University of Melbourne’s Doctor of Physiotherapy program. My side interests are in classical mythology, literature, history and linguistics.
Krisha Solanki
Krisha completed her VCE in 2017. She loves learning about the human body, and is studying Medicine at Monash University. She is very passionate about Biology and Psychology and is keen to help other students learn!
Lachlan Collins
Lachlan finished VCE in 2016 as his school's Academic Captain and Swimming Captain. His passion for medicine and coinciding interest in research motivated him to study first Biomedicine and now Medicine at the University of Melbourne. Lachlan is the head software engineer for RESN, and he thoroughly enjoys the opportunity to share his knowledge of maths and science.
Lachie Dodds
Lachie completed the IB in 2018 as the School Captain of his school. He is currently studying Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne with a keen interest in neuroscience. With medicine on the horizon for him, he loves helping others especially when it comes to Chemistry and Maths. Lachie loves the outdoors, so if he's not tutoring or studying, you'll probably find him hiking or skiing!
Lauren Paynter
I am in my final year of Arts/Law at Monash and very much looking forward to graduating! I am originally from north west Victoria so am passionate about helping other country kids achieve their best results. Outside of uni I like playing netball and am a keen swimmer.
Leila Skoss
Leila is a second-year Law/Arts student at the ANU in Canberra, majoring in environmental and Indigenous studies. She is originally from a farm in rural Western Australia and finished high school at boarding school in Perth where she was dux of Biology and Politics & Law and state-ranked English. Leila has tutored in the WACE, VCE and ACT systems, specialising in Maths Methods and Chemistry.
Leon Yeung
Leon graduated in 2017 as Co-Dux and Badminton Captain of his high school. His passion for science and biology, as well as a desire to enact a positive difference in the lives of others, has led to him to studying medicine at Monash University. He has experience both as a private tutor and a volunteer refugee tutor, and loves helping students further themselves in their education!
Megan Liew
Megan is currently studying Law/Arts at Monash, and hopes to one day become a lawyer and work in the practice of Indigenous rights. She’s passionate about music as well, having played the cello and piano since a young age. Megan is passionate about equal access to education for all students, and has been tutoring since January 2017. Amongst her VCE subjects, she received high scores in English, Legal Studies, Health and Human Development and History (Revolutions).
Michael Liu
Michael graduated from high school in 2016. Motivated by his passion for science and making positive impacts in people’s lives, he is currently studying Medicine at Monash University. His love of teaching translates into a fulfilling experience for his students, and he hopes to combine teaching with his future career in medicine. He has experience as a volunteer tutor for students of all ages in Melbourne’s Sudanese community, and is also a private tutor for high school students.
Mark Slavec
Mark completed his VCE as Academic Captain in 2016. To continue his love of biology that sparked and prospered throughout high school, he moved to the University of Melbourne to study Biomedicine. In 2017, he began tutoring maths and science subjects with an enthusiastic desire to help students in their final years. Mark also has a passion for music, with a particular interest in piano and pipe organ.
Michelle Xin
Michelle graduated in 2016 as a College Prefect and Co-Dux of her high school, and is currently studying Medicine at Monash University. Underpinning a fascination for science, the human body and how things work is her passion for each individual’s life and story, and the desire to contribute and aid others along their journey. She has tutored English since 2017, and is passionate about nurturing and developing each student’s confidence in their ideas and abilities to achieve their best.
Piper Montag
Piper is currently studying Medicine and Monash University, following a passion for understanding the complexities of human health and helping others. She has been tutoring Health and Human Development and Maths Methods for two years and finds teaching both enriching and enjoyable. She also has a huge passion for sport including Rowing, Soccer and Athletics!
Sof Hay
Sof completed VCE in 2016 as a School Executive Prefect and Debating and Public Speaking Captain. Her curiosity for the legal system and commercial world has compelled her pursuit of Law(Honours)/Commerce at Monash University, making her well-placed to look after the governance and finances of RESN. Having found her leadership experiences extremely rewarding, her mentoring and tutoring endeavors have persisted into university, culminating in a mentoring advisory role to the university itself. Sof also has extensive experience in the industry, tutoring privately and professionally across all her subjects.
Uni Han
Uni completed her VCE in 2017. She finds joy in immersing herself in both the intricacies of the human body, as well as the history of human thought and the human condition whilst studying Medicine and Philosophy at Monash University. She is passionate about equity in access to education for all, and strives to help each student to hone their strengths, push their boundaries and reach their fullest potential.
Zack Cunich
Hi, I'm Zack and I'm in my second year of studying Politics, Philosophy & Economics at ANU. I completed my HSC in 2018 at a regional high school where I was Prefect and Dux. There's a massive gap between the city and the country: in tutoring, teaching quality, resources and co-curricular opportunities. I'm tutoring to close that gap.