Dr. Aaron Lau
MChem (Oxford)
DPhil (Oxford)
Head of Education Counseling

Aaron graduated from the University of Oxford with a Masters in Chemistry, he then carried on doing research in green chemistry at Oxford, obtaining his DPhil in 2015. He has taught over 500 undergraduate students, and he has also partaken in Universities’ departmental open days and admission seminars. As Subject Ambassador for the Department of Chemistry at Oxford, Aaron has taken part in numerous outreach events aimed at inspiring students in Oxfordshire and beyond to study science. Aaron was also the founding member of the Oxford Mentorship Group, a student organisation aimed at providing teaching opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students.

In his 8-year career at Oxford, Aaron has always been passionate about education. From mentoring younger year groups, to teaching undergraduates as a DPhil candidate, Aaron has never shied away from the opportunity of helping his fellow students with academic work.

Since graduation, Aaron has been working in the field of education, specialising in education counseling, academic enrichment and whole person development. Aaron focuses in particular top university admission, such as Oxford and Cambridge, where he places much emphasis on character building of students.

 

Jean Luo
BS & BMA (U of Michigan)
MEd (CUHK)
Education Counselor

Jean was born and raised in China but have a very global outlook. She began her overseas studies at age 15 when she moved to Michigan, U.S.A. and attended high school and college. With both passions in math and performing arts, she pursued two degrees at the University of Michigan with Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics and Bachelor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance. She was involved in teaching piano to individuals (ages 4 to 41) all throughout her college years.

After graduation, Jean gained teaching experience as an assistant math teacher at a charter school in Detroit, Michigan. When she returned to China later, she continued her passion and commitment in education by teaching foreigners Chinese as a foreign language for one-and-a-half years using “GPA” (refers to the “Growing Participator Approach”, a world-leading language learning method). She recently received her master’s degree in Educational Psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and would like to make an impact in education.

Jean has joined GRTalent as an Education Counselor and worked with our students through their journey in pursuing personal educational and career goals. Jean is also actively involved in addressing student suicidal issues, human trafficking, and helping orphaned children. She would like to not only build up students academically, but also help them form a global outlook and a heart of compassion. 

 

Frank Chu
BA & BEd (HKBU)
MSSc (HKU)
Education Counselor

Frank graduated with a double degree in BA English and BEd English Language Teaching from Hong Kong Baptist University. He is a registered teacher in Hong Kong and has more than 2 years of teaching experience in local secondary schools. Passionate about overseas education and bringing global perspectives to students, he became an education counselor and specialised in coaching students to US boarding schools.

During his college years, Frank has been deeply involved in English debate and participated in World Universities Debating Championship. Upon graduation, he contributed his experience in coaching a school English Debate Team and leading cultural exchange programs. He is also a recipient of Hoi Bun School Scholarship for his academic excellence and is preparing for his master’s degree studies in Counseling at the University of Hong Kong.

 

Ruth Chee
BA (UBC)
MA (PolyU)
Education Counselor

Ruth takes pride in her ability to socialise with others and the thrill she gets when speaking in front of a group. Her academic background was devoted to the study of Psychology, and she has extensive tutoring experience in Psychology and English at a secondary level. It was her interaction with students where she discovered her enthusiasm towards counselling adolescents.

Ruth was born in Toronto and studied in both Hong Kong and Canadian local schools before entering an ESF international school in Hong Kong. With strong dedication towards the subject, she didn’t think twice before deciding a major in Psychology at the University of British Columbia at her home province. Ruth holds a Masters degree in Applied Psychology and specialises in counseling, education psychology, as well as mental health.