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About Phil

Oxbridge Tutor

I studied at both Cambridge and Oxford, and was a postdoctoral tutor at Oxford and have been helping Oxbridge candidates with their applications for a number of years. I'm here to help and advise those state and independent school Oxbridge applicants who need extra support.

I'm a full-time, independent tutor to university, college and school students worldwide. So the success of my private students is my sole professional consideration.

Your candidacy will be given individual attention, so your application will avoid a 'factory-farmed' appearance.

I love teaching; and having achieved excellence in my own studies, I strive to help my students fulfill their true potential.

I'm based in London, but when I'm not in my study I'm often climbing on the sea cliffs of south England, or sailing along the south coast in my small yacht.

Below are details of my:

If you're considering applying to an elite university, and require an experienced Oxbridge tutor, I'd be delighted to receive your email: Oxbridge Tutor Enquiry

Higher Education


University of Oxford



"High international standard"
2002 University of Reading MA Philosophy Distinction

University of Cambridge


Computational Linguistics (No grades awarded)
1987 University of London BA Philosophy First Class

University Tutoring Experience

Now -
Private Philosophy Tutor

Oxbridge Entrance Coach
Private online philosophy tutor to degree, diploma and college students.
2010 -
University of Oxford

P/t tutor to undergraduates
P/t lecturer to extramural students
P/t online tutor to extramural students
2010 -
University of London

Recognised tutor for the University of London's International Philosophy Programme
2009 Oxford Brookes University P/t tutor to undergraduates
2002 -
University of Reading

P/t graduate tutor to undergraduates

University Examining & Exam Board Experience

University of Oxford Marked undergraduate scripts
Oxford Brookes University Marked undergraduate scripts
University of Reading Marked undergraduate scripts
International Baccalaureate Was an external examiner
OCR Examination Board Was an external examiner

Tutor Training

I continually improve my tutoring and coaching skills by regularly attending professional development workshops and short courses.


University of North Carolina
Six week online course
Positive Psychology


University of Warwick

One day workshop

Philosophy and Literature

Heythrop College
One day workshop

Philosophy in Schools

University of Oxford

Two day workshop

Teaching in Higher Education

University of Oxford

Six week online course Online tutoring

2005 University of Sheffield One day workshop Philosophy tutoring
2003 University of Oxford Half day seminar Philosophy tutoring
2001 University of Reading Half day seminar Philosophy tutoring
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