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Meet the team at StudyPug Learning


The best teachers with the best care

We have a team of BC-certified teachers providing you with extensive teaching experience for over 20 years in Metro Vancouver.

We provide you with teachers that follow the BC curriculum, and custom coursework designed to meet the academic needs of our students.

StudyPug Learning has always believed that technology plays an important role in tutoring, especially now!

Learn from home, online!

We have always supported online tutoring throughout our programs. Our tech know-how enables us to provide you with an engaging online learning experience.

  • Years of experience with online technology
  • Complete methodologies for online learning
  • Locally trained teachers from the Vancouver area

Dennis Lee

Founder, Principal

Our founder graduated from Simon Fraser University (SFU) with honours in electrical engineering . He started StudyPug Learning because of his passion for making it easier for students to learn. With StudyPug's success in the online learning field, he combined the one-on-one coaching experience to create a comprehensive teaching methodology.

Dennis has always emphasized that the student's interest in learning and their achievements is a top priority. He believes that students should discover their own ways of learning rather than mindlessly following a tutoring course. These students have achieved excellent results with help from StudyPug Learning, and have since successfully entered UBC, SFU, UT, and other famous Canadian Universities.



Alan is a passionate educator who was born and raised in Vancouver. He graduated in Hong Kong, and has been teaching IELTS for over 15 years. He has accumulated decades of teaching experience and has an arsenal of tips and tricks to pass down to his students. He believes that students will excel best if they learn from someone who is just as passionate as they are about teaching.


Social Sciences,AP Psychology,SAT

Tanu graduated from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in history and English, and she holds a BC Teacher's License. Tanu is experienced in the public school system, teaching high school subjects, SAT, CELPIP, and TOEFL. Her students often praise her for her detailed explanations, informative lectures, pleasant class atmosphere, and professionalism. Under her guidance, students' English abilities have improved significantly.


Math and Science,AP Calculus,SAT

Joe graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology from Sichuan University and a graduate degree in neurophysiology from Nanjing University. He has worked in the fields of biomedicine and biochemistry at home and abroad for many years. Adhering to his philosophy of making education enjoyable, Joe has been focusing on math and science tutoring after emigrating to Canada. He hopes that by sharing his methods with students, they can also learning enjoy math, physics, chemistry, biology and other science subjects. Through years of accumulated teaching experience, Joe can quickly find out the shortcomings of students in the classroom, give timely guidance, improve grades, and help students progress academically in the long term.



Lydia graduated from UBC with a major in linguistics and is a certified CELPIP teacher. She began teaching during her undergraduate program, and has over 5 years of teaching history. She specializes in CELPIP's writing and speaking topics, ELL and Discovery Canada. Students praise Lydia for her patience and approachability, as well as how she provides constructive criticism regarding their weaknesses. No matter what their skill level is, she can create a lesson plan that will help them succeed.


English, ELL

Miriam is a high school English teacher in BC with an interest in natural sciences. She is passionate about helping students develop their interests, discover their passions, and improve their English. She enjoys meeting new people from different cultural backgrounds and learning about their life experiences. Her goal is to help her students achieve their dreams with efficiency.


Math and Science, ELL

Lily graduated from UBC and is an experienced English tutor for many years. In class, she helps students improve English by expanding their vocabulary and grammar. At the same time, students will be taught English testing techniques, and problem solving skills. Lily will also provide a mock exam experience, helping them prepare, and let them take every exam with confidence. Lily's English tutoring and test prep can enable students to quickly improve their grades and increase their confidence and enthusiasm in learning English.


English, ELL, Social Science

Sara is currently studying English Linguistics at SFU University. She hopes that by sharing her skills in learning English with students, they can also ignite their enthusiasm for learning English. Through her guidance, students can not only master the writing skills of academic papers, but also indulge in English creative and narrative writing, as well as an appreciation for poetry. Sara is currently writing her first novel. She hopes that her regular teaching will put away students' fear of learning English, as bringing their success is her top priority.

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Our classrooms are easily accessible via public transport. We are a few minutes away from Aberdeen Skytrain Station and the 410 bus stops just outside of our building. There's also plenty of room for parking and the parking spots are free for up to 3 hours.

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1200-3779 Sexsmith Road,
Richmond, BC, V6X 3Z9

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1200-3779 Sexsmith Rd,
Richmond, BC