Official Title: Vice-rector

Faculty: School of Education


Short Bio

Dr. Yun Ge (Rochelle) obtained her Ph.D. from Sociology in National University of Singapore. She was a visiting fellow in Yenching Institute, Harvard University (2013-2014). She works from a cross-disciplinary angle, integrating sociological perspectives into the teaching and research of education. Based in Macau, her current research interests include but not limited to internationalization of higher education in Asia, international education migration, social development and human capital formation, curriculum development and educational organizations. Her work can be found in Asia Pacific Education Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, International Journal of Chinese Education and Journal of Population Research.

Research Projects:

2019-2020 Principle Investigator of Macau Foundation Project entitled “Students from Portuguese Speaking Countries in Universities in Macao: Motivation, Adaptation and Future Plan”;

2018-2019 Principle Investigator of Macau Foundation Project entitled “Culturally Responsive Teaching: Attitude and Practice among Teachers in Macau”;

2009-2012 Core team member of the international project “Globalizing Universities and International Student Mobilities in Asia”, responsible for research design, partnership recruitment, fieldwork and data analysis (this research project received SGD 0.8million (HKD 4.5million) from Singapore Ministry of Education (fund reference AcRF grant R111-000-069-112);

2007-2008 Research team member of “Macau Tertiary Education Development System”, responsible for data collection and analysis (this project was sponsored by Education and Youth Affairs Bureau).

Research Prize:

Ananda Rajah Prize for Excellent Research and Thesis issued by National University of Singapore in 2016


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Ge, Y. & Ho, K.C. (2019). Conceptualizing the second education circuit for China’s doctoral students in Asia. Paper accepted by International Journal of Chinese Education.

Ge, Y., & Ho, K. C. (2018). The cultivation of research labor in Pacific Asia with special reference to Singapore. Asia Pacific Education Review, 19(2), 199-210.

Ge, Y. & Ho, K. C. (2014). Researching international student mobility in Asia: design and practical Issues of survey method. Journal of Population Research, 31(3), 197-217.

Ho, K. C., & Ge, Y. (2011). Education and human capital management in a world city: the case of Singapore. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 31(3), 263–276.

Book Chapters

Ge, Y. & Ho, K.C. (2018). Intra-Asia higher education mobilities. In G. Liu-Farrer and B.S.A Yeoh (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations. London: Taylor and Fancies Books Ltd.

Saw, S. H. & Ge, Y. (2014). Strengthening educational linkages between Singapore and China. In S. H. Saw and J. Wong (Eds.), Advancing Singapore-China Economic Relations. Singapore: Southeast Asian Institute.

Public Lecture

Macao as the City of Culture: Education and Future Development (“作为文化之都的澳门: 教育现状与发展”in Chinese) in Peking University, Beijing, China (November 2018).

Selected Conference Papers

Ge, Y. (2019, November). Belt Road Initiative: Implication on China’s Internationalization Stretegy on Tertariy Education. Paper accepted at a conference entitled “Belt and Road Initiative, New Knowledge Spaces and Asian Regionalism” organized by Asian Research Institute at National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Ge, Y. (2019, July). Teaching in a Multi-Cultural Society: Awareness and Practice of Teachers in Macao. Paper presented at International Academic Conference on Education and Social Sciences, Paris, France.

Ge, Y. (2018, November). East Asia as Destination for Doctoral Students from China: Opportunities, Choices and Future Plans. Paper presented at AUA Graduate Education Forum 2018, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Ge, Y. (2018, August). Adapting Heterogeneity: Organizational Restructuring in Internationalizing Universities in China. Paper accepted by CHER 31st Annual Conference “Differentiation and Integration in Higher Education: Patterns and Dynamics”, Moscow, Russia.

Hong, I., & Ge, Y. (2016, July). Towards an Integrated Learning Community: A Case Study of Moon Chun Memorial College. Paper presented at 3rd Forum on Education of Modern Residential Colleges, Macau, China.

Ge, Y. (2014, August). Internationalizing the Education of Traditional Chinese Medicine- A Case Study of a Leading Specialist University in China. Paper presented at the 109th American Sociology Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, USA.

Ge, Y. (2012, October). Dilemmas between knowledge universality and embedded cultural tradition: internationalizing Chinese medicine discipline in China and Hong Kong’s universities. Paper presented at the Fourth Asian Conference on Education, Osaka, Japan.

Ge, Y. & Ho, K.C. (2012, May). Informal and Unintended Regionalism: How Students’ Movements, Contact and Plans Shape Regional Spaces? Paper presented at the ARI-GUISM Conference, Singapore.

Ge Y. (2011, November). Internationalizing Local Discipline in Chinese Higher Education Institutions: Cases from Chinese Medicine Education in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Paper presented at 8th Graduate Seminor on China, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Ge, Y., & Lee, S.E. (2011, June). Assessing China’s soft power through international student mobility. Paper presented at The Fourth Annual Conference by China Postgraduate Network, London, United Kingdom.

Ge. Y. & Li, L.G. (2011, April). Sino-Singapore Educational Linkages and Enterprises. Paper presented at International Conference on 20 Years of Advancing Singapore-China Relations, Singapore.

Ge, Y. (2009, May). The effects of teaching methods on university students’ academic performance —a case in Macao. Paper presented on “The 2009 Asian-Pacific Forum on Sociology of Education—Social Change and Educational Reform”, Taiwan.


Year 1 Doctorate
Year 1 Master
Year 1 PGDE
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
Year 1 Bachelor
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
Year 3 Bachelor
Year 4 Bachelor