Name: Charles Gallagher
Program: Mechanical Engineering Degree
What attracted you to becoming a Peer tutor?
I was attracted to becoming a peer tutor to improve my leadership skills while helping others to succeed.
How has tutoring helped you?
Tutoring has helped me to work with and understand a variety of people coming from different directions and backgrounds. My learning and teaching skills have improved and tutoring sessions act as a great way to review previous course material.
If you could give one piece of advice to a BCIT student what would it be?
Read your textbooks on the bus; you paid for them!
What would your dream job be when you leave BCIT?
My dream job after leaving BCIT would be a junior engineering position with a Vancouver-based start-up company in the clean energy transportation sector.
If you had a free day, how would you spend it?
If I had a free day, I would go for a nice long day hike.
Charles is a welcome addition to the Learning Commons and we wish him all the best!