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Mr Luke Higham

 Brisbane - Brisbane Adelaide Street

Highly Experienced Chemistry and Maths Tutor for >20years

Brisbane tutor in Algebra, Biochemistry, Calculus, Chemistry, Further Maths, GAMSAT, General Science, Maths, Maths Methods, Statistics, IB SL Maths, IB SL/HL Chemistry, Maths B, Maths A, VCE Chemistry School Holidays Head-Start lessons

(1 student review)

In my tuition, I provide an expert, exam-orientated approach to the preparation of senior chemistry and maths. My students generally obtain A or A+ in these subjects. I have great success with guiding students receiving very low grades (e.g. fail) in these subjects in year 11 to obtaining grades of B-A+ in year 12.
My tuition style focuses on exam preparation and assessment, efficient study techniques (e.g. Leitner flash card, spacing method, mnemonics). I am the author of the ExamMate Chemistry 3 and 4 apps: see for details.

I also tutor university level chemistry and the chemistry component of the GAMSAT medical entrance exam.

Reservations for 2019 are open - tuition can start at the end of 2018 and continue through the school break.



✔ I have 21 years of tutoring experience.
✔ Creator of highly rated ExamMate apps (available on AppStore and GooglePlay)
✔ Published over 10 academic papers in highly rated chemistry journals.
✔ Provided critical and insightful feedback to hundreds of maths and chemistry assignment tasks (including EEI, ERT, IA, and EE).
✔ Previously employed by Tutoring for Excellence (tutored > 35 students over 2 years for this company) in various subjects including year 11-12 chemistry, maths, physics, university chemistry, GAMSAT, and years 7-10 english and maths.
✔ Tutored at Monash University in the Chemistry Department for 3 years.
✔ Registered tutor for Australian Government's Even Start - National Tuition Program 2008.


PhD (Chemistry)
Grad. Dip.Ed. (Secondary Education)
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Student Discount

Special Offer - Group tuition is available at +$30/h for each additional student




Joined Tutor Finder on 18-Aug-2009 (updated profile on 19-Feb-2020)
Tutoring Location
  • Tutor's Place in Brisbane Adelaide Street
  • Home Visits within 100 kms
  • Online and Phone Help
  • Private & Group Tuition


Algebra (Secondary, Tertiary)
Calculus (Secondary, Tertiary)
Further Maths (Secondary, Tertiary)
Maths (Secondary, Tertiary)
Maths Methods (Secondary, Tertiary)
Statistics (Secondary, Tertiary)


Biochemistry (Secondary, Tertiary)
Chemistry (Secondary, Tertiary)
General Science (Primary, Secondary, Tertiary)


GAMSAT (Tertiary)

Other Subjects

IB SL Maths, IB SL/HL Chemistry, Maths B, Maths A, VCE Chemistry School Holidays Head-Start lessons

"Luke is a great tutor. When my son first saw Luke at the end of Year 11, his marks in MathsB and Chem were “low C” and teachers were concerned his OP would be around 9 not achieving the entry mark he needed for Uni. We were also thinking about changing MathsB to MathsA as he was struggling so much. Through Luke’s structured approach and great manner he assisted my son to improve in both subjects to end Year 12 with “A” in both subjects assessments. My son ended the year with an OP4 achieving his goal of 5 or better. Cannot recommend Luke highly enough."

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