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Introducing Vygo, the new tutoring app powered by the Student Guild. With Vygo, it’s never been easier to get the help you need, at an affordable rate, through the touch of a button. Find tutors who have aced your exact courses, read their reviews, chat with them through the app and book with confidence. Tutor rates start as low as $20 an hour! So what’re you waiting for? Download the app or visit the Vygo website to get started.

Getting started with Vygo

Benefits of Vygo

  • GUGC’s tutors are awesome, but Vygo’s guarantee means if you’re not entirely satisfied with your tutor, they’ll fully refund you and find you another.
  • This app enables students to find relevant tutors, at affordable rates with ease.
  • Tutors on Vygo are current Griffith University students who have achieved over 70% in their courses.
  • Vygo is a free platform. The tutoring fees you pay go directly to your tutor.
  • Payment details and personal information such as phone numbers are kept private as all interactions occur through the app.

FAQ

  1. Create a profile
    Download the Vygo mobile app, or visit the Vygo website create a profile and enter your payment details.
  2. Find a tutor
    Once your profile is complete, select your preferred course from the course specific list to get started. Search for tutors by price, rating and availability. Once you’ve found a potential tutor, message them for more info or request a session.
  3. Book a session
    Tutoring sessions can take place either online or in-person. Once a session is complete, the app will automatically transfer payment from your card to the tutor.

Vygo requires that students achieve a minimum of 70% in a subject before they are permitted to tutor. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, click here.

No. Vygo provides a free app for both tutors and students. Tutors are paid 100% of whatever rate they charge.

The tutor records the session duration after their session by clicking the ‘Complete Session’ button. If the session is $5 over the estimated booked session, it will be sent to the Vygo Support team for manual verification. 

The Vygo app tracks sessions in 5 minute intervals and will pay the tutor accordingly. For example, if a tutor charges $20 an hour and your session went for 1.5 hours, you will be charged $30. Similarly, if your session went for 30 minutes, you would only be charged $10.

All payment is done through the app and occurs automatically once a session has been completed. The Vygo payment system works in a similar way to that of Uber. No money is physically exchanged between the student and tutor.

Once a tutoring session has been completed, funds will be transferred from your account to the tutor within 1 business day.

No. For the safety of both the tutor and student, all session are required to be held in a public space or online.

All user types are in one account. A user can be a student, a tutor or both by selecting this option when joining the course-specific tutoring program. 

No, after the session is completed the tutor records the session duration after their session by clicking the ‘Complete Session’ button. If the session is $5 over the estimated booked session, it will be sent to the Vygo Support team for manual verification. 

Don’t stress.To reach out to the Vygo Support team, simply click on the ‘Chat with Vygo’ button located in the menu or peruse the Vygo Help Centre by clicking the ‘Help’ button located in the footer of the app.

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