Xiujuan is currently pursuing a DPhil at the Department of Education, University of Oxford and is also a Research Assistant at the department.
Her current research interests are centred on exploring the relationships between educational attainment, skills acquisition, and labour market outcomes, alongside the economics of education and knowledge production. She is a Kellogg Scholar and a Chevening Scholar.
She was previously a project team leader at the University of the West of England’s Employability and Enterprise Department. Prior to this, she worked at the University of Bristol’s Careers Service and as a manager and English teacher at New Channel Education Group. She was also previously an AGCAS Postgraduate Taught Task Group member and served as an Advisory Group member for a Universities UK international (UUKi) research project titled “What do international graduates do?”
Xiujuan was raised in Xinjiang, China and completed her undergraduate studies in Beijing. In 2013 she completed a Master of Education at the University of Bristol
Funded Research Projects
- ‘Collaborative writing in the humanities and social sciences: Negotiating the co-production of knowledge’ project. Funder: Department of Education, University of Oxford
Mapping Masters students’ transition from UK universities to the global labour market: a two-part exploration
- 新托福听力7天突破 7 Days to a Score of 30 in TOEFL iBT Listening, 李传伟 & 王秀娟 Chuanwei Li & Xiujuan Wang,中国出版集团中译出版社 China Publishing Group, 2015年5月1日 1st May 2015.
- Facer, K., Buchczyk, M., Bishop, L., Bolton, H., Haq, Z., Gilbert, J., Thomas, GI., Tomico, J., and Wang, X. (2019). Learning in the Cat’s Cradle: Weaving learning ecologies in the city. In Barnett, R. and Jackson, N. (Eds.), Ecologies for Learning and Practice: Emerging Ideas, Sightings, and Possibilities (1 ed.). Routledge.
- Why work part-time while studying? The University of Bristol Careers Service website, June 2015.
- Making the most of your summer internship. The University of Bristol Careers Service website, May 2015.
- Want to work in the UK after your degree but can’t get a visa – have you tried Tier 5? The University of Bristol Careers Service website, March 2015.