Education and Qualifications
The University of Manchester MA Contemporary China 2010-2011:
Subjects include: Research Methods in Chinese; Japanese Language for Post-Beginners; Twentieth Century China; Women in Twentieth Century China; The Sexual Liberation of Late Qing Dynasty Women (directed reading), Perspectives on Contemporary China.
MA thesis: "Representation of Gender in the Manhua Half-Prince."
Postgraduate representative for MA Contemporary China 2010-2011
Japanese Summer School ARC Academy 2010
The University of Manchester BA (Hons) Chinese Studies 2006-2010:
Achieved First Class Honours with Distinction in Spoken Chinese.
Subjects include: Girls' Culture and Society in Japan; Advanced Modern Chinese Language; Chinese-English Translation; China and the West; Buddhism and Politics; Modern Chinese Culture and Society; Modern Chinese Literature; Religion in Japan; Late Imperial China.
Undergraduate dissertation: "Chinese and Japanese Buddhist Temples in the Twenty-first Century: Museums or Places of Worship?"
Year abroad spent at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou.
Undergraduate representative for Chinese Studies 2007-2008 and 2009-2010
HSK Level 4 2009
The University of Birmingham first year of BA (Hons) Music 2005-2006:
Subjects include: Studio and Paper Composition, Techniques of Musical Perception, Solo Performance, Ab Initio Mandarin.
Associated Board Qualifications:
Distinction in grade 8 singing 2005.
Merit in grade 5 piano 2003.
Distinction in grade 5 musical theory 2002.
Distinction in grade 4 flute 1999.