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Ying Yang's PhD project looked at the role of education agents in China in the marketized international higher education sector. Her research interests include internationalisation of higher education, international students' motivations, mobilities and experiences, as well as international student recruitment. 

She has extensive professional experience in education agents and higher education in China respectively. Her previous work focuses on consultation services regarding students' applications to overseas programmes,  management of students’ affairs and development of students’ international experience. 

Research interests

Internationalisation of higher education, International students’ motivations, International student recruitment activities, International students' mobilities.


I am working as a teaching assistant for the following course units:

EDUC60452&77012 Education Research Methods;

EDUC70732 Internationalising the Curriculum;

EDUC11100 Key Issues in Education;

EUDC14051 Sociology of Education.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The role of education agents in the marketised international higher education sector, The University of Manchester

16 Sept 201925 Jul 2023

Award Date: 30 Nov 2023

Master of Arts, MA Education (International), The University of Manchester

16 Sept 201716 Sept 2018

Award Date: 3 Dec 2018

External positions

Member of Working Groups (WG2 & 5) of COST Action CA20115, European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST)

5 Oct 20214 Oct 2025


  • International student recruitment
  • education agents
  • international student mobility
  • international students' experiences


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