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Matrix Hurstville offers a break out study area that provides a vibrant, comfortable environment to get ahead with your studies and homework. Just a 3 minute walk from the station. Visit us today!
Meet our amazing team of teachers
Dr Michelle Wong
BSc (Hons) PhD
Michelle completed her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Sydney. She has been teaching Chemistry at Matrix Education since 2013.
Mr Edward Zhao
Edward studied a combined Bachelor of Education and Arts at the University of Sydney. He has been teaching and tutoring English at Matrix since 2021 and leads the English Tutor team.
Dr Katharine Pollock
Katharine was awarded her PhD in Creative Writing in 2022. In addition to her teaching and research, Katherine is an avid reader and is a contributing writer to various publications. Her first novel will be published in 2022.
Dr Trish May
Dr Trish May is the English Coordinator of Matrix Education and has been teaching at Matrix since 2016. She completed her PhD in English at UNSW. As the Coordinator, she is the primary course developer for Matrix English.
Dr James Batten
James completed his PhD candidate in Chemistry at USYD. James has been teaching Chemistry at Matrix Education since 2017 and currently holds the position of Leading Chemistry Teacher.
Mr Hussein Baddah
Hussein completed his Bachelor of Science (majoring in mathematics and data science) at the University of Sydney. He has been teaching and tutoring high school students since 2020.
Mr James Kang
James has been teaching Maths at Matrix since 2006. James specialises in teaching Maths Extension 1 and Extension 2. Most of his Year 12 students go on to achieve band E4 results in HSC Maths! James completed his Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science at the University of New South Wales.
Ms Savindi Ramasundara
BEng BComm MDc
Savindi completed her combined Bachelor of Engineering and Commerce at the University of Sydney. She has been teaching and tutoring at Matrix for over six years.
Dr Benjamin Cornford
BA(Hons) MCW PhD
Benjamin has been teaching English to high school students and adolescents since 2006. He has also lectured at Cambridge University. Outside of his teaching schedule, Benjamin is also a screenwriter and a published writer and poet.
Mr Truclam Nguyen
BSc (Hons) MTeach
Truclam completed his Masters in Teaching at USYD and has been teaching at Matrix since 2009.
Mr Daniel Tran
Daniel completed his Bachelor and Master degrees at the University of Sydney. As the Mathematics Coordinator, Daniel is a key contributor, writer and editor of the Matrix Mathematics resources and course design at Matrix. He has had extensive teaching experience across Matrix, The University of Sydney and secondary school programs.
Ms Adilah Ahmed
Adilah graduated from the University of Sydney with her Bachelor of Education. She has been teaching at primary schools across Sydney since 2019.
Mr Nicholas Fogarty
Nicholas is a current PhD candidate in the department of Cultural and Gender Studies at the University of Sydney and a graduate with first class honours in Arts. He has lectured, tutored, taught and coordinated secondary and tertiary level studies since 2018.
Mr Nicholas Harvey
Nicholas completed his Bachelor of Science at UNSW and a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) with English and Philosophy majors and first class honours from USYD. Nicholas has taught senior Physics at Matrix since 2012.
Dr Hope McManus
Hope completed her PhD in Linguistics at Rutgers University (USA). She has been teaching English at Matrix since 2017 and is a regular resources and Matrix blog author.
Vast classroom teaching experience, HSC and/or university teaching experience with an ability to explain concepts clearly.
New Syllabus Ready Program
Teaching program that covers all aspects of the NESA Syllabus. Structured learning system that allows students to develop sound study habits every week.
Theory Book, Work Book, Quizzes, and Topic Tests written by academics and education researchers. Online access to supplementary exam papers/ texts with top responses.
Short quizzes and topic tests held under strict exam conditions to ensure students have a solid understanding of the subject.
Weekly tracking of Homework, Quiz and Topic Test results so student and parents can monitor their progress.
Address any gaps in your learning through Workshops and/or Q&A Boards.
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Matrix is the best at catering to each student's needs with its admirable system of lessons, workshops and online portal.
I am so grateful for the support and advice that Matrix teachers have given me over the year!
The professionalism of teachers and their HSC experience played a big part in my learning.
Matrix provided a comfortable but professional atmosphere which enabled me to study effectively. Matrix has vast resources for every subject and there was always online help available whenever I needed it.
At Matrix, students receive great support for their learning.
A dedicated staff of teachers, tutors and service team, a great learning environment and an excellent bank of resources provided by Matrix were intrinsic components in assisting me to achieve my HSC goals.
Matrix provided me with the confidence and skills necessary to tackle exam questions and construct coherent responses
The vast network of online resources including practice papers, discussion forums and educational links has also helped me make the most out of my study time.
The teachers at Matrix are extremely helpful and motivating. They helped boost my confidence and my marks in the HSC year!
Matrix provides an excellent learning environment with teachers that genuinely care about each student's improvement.
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The continually engaging teachers provided invigorating classes combined with well-structured resources.
Matrix provided me with an amazing learning experience in a great environment with inspirational teachers who always want the best for you. It also provided me with confidence in my subjects, as I always learnt the content ahead of time!
Matrix has such a great learning environment through detailed resources and dedicated teachers who push students to achieve their full potential.
The work booklets are really helpful and the facilities are very comfortable to study in.
I really responded to the engaging teaching style. I liked how the lessons covered both theory and exam techniques to maximise our marks. After my first lesson I was confident I was in the right hands.
I improved significantly during my time at Matrix for Physics through the help I received from Matrix.
The inspirational teachers at Matrix provide a stimulating learning environment for all students
Maths at matrix is like nowhere else, the teachers genuinely care and have so much knowledge they want to pass on.
Matrix gives students the confidence they need to stop second-guessing themselves and excel.
Matrix has resourceful staff and teachers that helped me reach to my potential during the HSC.
My time at Matrix has been filled with wonderful experiences including learning from the best teachers, making new friends and benefiting from the educational expertise of a first class organisation
Matrix has great Physics resources and the work was well structured so it never had massive jumps in difficulty.
Matrix helped me exceed my ATAR goal. I've got more university course options available for me now!
What I loved most about Matrix was the support network. I had great enthusiastic teachers and made really good friends who were all very supportive of me throughout my HSC year.
After coming to Matrix, I have definitely been able to see an improvement in my school marks.
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The results speak for themselves
of our 2022 students achieved an ATAR above 90
of our 2022 students achieved an ATAR above 99
was the highest ATAR achieved by 7 of our students