Dr. Aaron Lau
Head of Education Counseling
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.
BS & BMA (U of Michigan)
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.
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.