Xueting Ban

Associate Tutor

  • Institute for Language Education | Moray House School of Education and Sport

Contact details

  • Moray House School of Education and Sport


Xueting Ban is a current PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh.

Her research interests include applied linguistics, pragmatics, corpus linguistics, language testing, and teacher evaluation.


Bachelor of Arts- English Education, Liaocheng University (2015-2019)

Master of Arts- Education International, The University of Manchester (2019-2020)

Doctoral program- Applied Linguistics, The University of Edinburgh (2021- till now)

Responsibilities & affiliations

She also works as a managing editor for the ELTED Journal.

Link: http://www.elted.net/

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Areas of interest for supervision

Associate Tutor (Dissertation Supervisor) in MSc Language Education and TESOL

Current research interests

Applied Linguistics, Pragmatics, Corpus Linguistics, Language Testing, and Teacher Evaluation

Past research interests

Internationalisation of Higher Education, UK International Education Policies, International Student Recruitment, and Student Mobility

Project activity

  • Covid and Chinese and East Asian University Students in the UK: Safety, Security, and Communication | Co-investigator

Project link: Http://studentsscuk.wixsite.com/online/the-project

Publication link: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/publications/covid-19-incidents-against-chinese-and-east-asian-students-in-the-uk(665b5747-4da5-45f3-b1be-fb0924cb04e3).html

  • Volunteering in the UK and China | Research assistant

Project link: https://www.mci.manchester.ac.uk/research/ongoing-research-projects/volunteering/

Conference details

The University of Edinburgh's Learning and Teaching Conference 2023, ‘Investigate, inquire, innovate: exploring research-informed teaching practice' | Experiencing and Researching SoTL

Link:  https://chinahe.wordpress.com/home-2/chinahe20-conference-schedule/

China and Higher Education Conference Series: China and Higher Education Network | 7th Dec- 11th Dec 2020 | Chair: Xueting Ban 

Links:  https://chinahe.wordpress.com/home-2/chinahe20-conference-schedule/

Ban, X. (2023). ‘From international PGR students to international GTAs: Academic rationales for international GTA recruitment in UK higher education institutions.’ Postgraduate Pedagogies Journal, Vol 3 (2023), pp. 18-70. Available at: https://journals.studentengagement.org.uk/index.php/gtateach/article/view/1205

Lim, M. A., Li, H., Yu, J., Ban, X., Levy, K., Li, B., & Wang, A. (2022). COVID 19 incidents against Chinese and East Asian Students in the UK: Safety Security and Communication. HERE@Manchester. Available at: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/publications/covid-19-incidents-against-chinese-and-east-asian-students-in-the-uk(665b5747-4da5-45f3-b1be-fb0924cb04e3).html