PSC (previously referred to as the Physics Aid Center) is a community-building initiative that aimed to build a stronger relationship between students, faculty, and staff members. For these reasons, the initiation of the Physics Study Centre is aimed at creating a medium that will allow us to implement and exercise this Principle of Community. The Physics Study Centre aims to promote the interaction between these three components in the department.
WHAT IS PHYSICS STUDY CENTRE TUTORING?
Physics Study Centre (PSC) Tutoring is a program offered to students in first-year physics located in SW503. It aims to support students with direct access to volunteer physics tutors who have excelled in first-year physics. The program is open to students PHYA10, PHYA11, PHYA21, and PHYA22.
HOW DOES PHYSICS STUDY CENTRE TUTORING OPERATE?
The tutoring program itself is conducted by volunteer physics tutors who have succeeded in the class. A majority of these tutors are in upper-year physics programs and have had completed a great variety of physics-related course beyond first-year physics. For them, PSC Tutoring is a great outlet to express their passion and interest for physics and an opportunity give back to the department. The Centre will operate through Discord (link is provided at the bottom of the page), which we have set up to give tutors and tutees the best environment for learning while ensuring all rules are followed. The tutoring program operates on a drop in system where students can join a tutor any time they’re available, schedule for tutors shown below.