Qiyu Zhuang (PhD candidate)

Thesis title: Academic Environment


MSc Education

2018.10-2019.09     University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Thesis: Being Disciplinary Novices: A Qualitative Research into the Lived Experiences of Chinese International PGT Students in the UK (with distinction)


BLit Television and Broadcasting (Film Directing)

2014.09-2018.06     Zhejiang University City College, Zhejiang, China

Graduation Project: Microfilm - Room (with distinction)

Research summary

Research Interests

  • The academic environment in Higher Education
  • International students' experience
  • Issues around PGT students
  • Academic misconduct
  • Qualitative research methodology
  • IELTS students’ learning experience
  • Issues around EAP courses
  • University admission policies