Meet our students - East Asia
Hear from some of our students and graduates from regions across East Asia and find out more about their time living and studying in Sheffield
My favourite thing about Sheffield is its beautiful landscape.
Rong Hu, China Alumnus, Design Architect, Plus 8
Rong Hu graduated from MA Architectural Design in 2015 and currently works as a Design Architect in Plus 8.
I learnt to become a scientist in Sheffield!
Mengqiu Li, China Alumnus, Senior Development Scientist, Evox Therapeutics
Mengqiu graduated from the University in 2013 after completing a PhD in Civil Engineering.
Studying at the University of Sheffield has encouraged me to work in a different, more productive way.
Chenjuan (Juliet) Xiao, China Postgraduate taught student , MA Globalising Education: Policy and Practice
Chenjuan (Juliet) Xiao is a Chinese graduate of MA Globalising Education: Policy and Practice course at Sheffield.
Walking around you can sense that Sheffield is designed for you to learn, study and live
Tianzi Liu, China Undergraduate student, BA Journalism Studies
Tianzi Liu is an undergraduate student from China who graduate from BA Journalism Studies in 2021.
You won’t know how wonderful your life can be until you become a Sheffield student.
Yao Wang, China Postgraduate taught student , MA Digital Media and Society
Yao Wang is a postgraduate taught student from China who graduated MA Digital Media and Society course in 2020
I am originally from China, but after spending six years in Sheffield, it now has become my second home.
Jane Jiang, China Postdoctoral Researcher of the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany, PhD Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease
Jane completed her MSc in Molecular Medicine in 2013. She then decided to stay in Sheffield to complete a PhD, which she received in 2018.
Hong Kong (SAR)
University accommodation really is the place to make life-long friends.
Wai Ho (Matthew) Lam, Hong Kong (SAR) Undergraduate student, MPlan Urban Studies and Planning
Matthew studied MPlan Urban Studies and Planning at Sheffield and graduated in 2022.
Studying at Sheffield I have not only nurtured my curiosity about the social world, but also learnt to value knowledge.
Ka Chun (Franco) Ho, Hong Kong (SAR) PhD student, Department of Politics and International Relations
Franco is studying a PhD in Politics and International Relations. He is a Sheffield alumni of both the BA International Relations and Politics and MA Governance and Public Policy.
Sheffield has nurtured me to be a logical thinker and equipped me with knowledge that has helped me in my career.
Susanna Chiu, Hong Kong (SAR) Alumnus, Executive Director, Bonjour Holdings Limited
Susanna graduated from the University in 1982 after completing a Bachelor's Degree in Economics.
Japan, Taiwan and South Korea
The people in Sheffield are really friendly and the facilities are world-class.
Chun-Cheng (Jeff) Tsao, Taiwan Postgraduate student, MA Digital Media and Society
Jeff is a 2018 graduate of MA Digital Media and Society.
I chose the University of Sheffield because of its top-tier programmes.
Saya Uotani, Japan Undergraduate Student, BA Journalism Studies
Saya graduated in 2020 from BA Journalism Studies.
Sheffield offered a good reputation and location with many outstanding lecturers!
Pin-Yu Yu, Taiwan Alumnus, Sports agent, CBA
Pin-Yu Yu graduated from the University in 2013 after studying an MA in Global Journalism.
Obtaining my degree at the University of Sheffield is my greatest achievement.
Mina Lee, South Korea Alumnus, Project Officer, Korean National Tuberculosis Association
Mina Lee graduated from MPH International Development in 2020 and currently works as a Project Officer at the Korean National Tuberculosis Association.