PhD, University of Westminster
IMBA International Master in Business Administration, University of Valencia
MA Global Business, University of Westminster
MA Modern British Studies, University of Warwick
BA English Language, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Consultancy and professional practice
Senior Fellow of HEA
Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE)
Director of Learning, Teaching and Quality for School of Organisations, Economy and Society
Ad hoc reviewer for Studies in Higher Education
2011 Member of Editorial Review Board, Marketing Education Review
- Course leader of MSc/MA International Business and Management
- Module leader of Business Research Methods
- Teaching currently on "Cultural Differences and People Management" and "People and Organisations"
- Supervision of postgraduates student dissertations
- Director of Studies of PhD students
Rebecca's PhD research explores the impact of cultural exposure on young Chinese students' (born post 1985) teamwork experiences in a UK business school. The research extends the knowledge on cross-cultural studies and offers insights for international educators. She was awarded a Quintin Hogg PhD Scholarship in 2007.
Wang, Y., Harding, R. and Mai, L.W. (2012). Impact of cultural exposure on young Chinese students’ adaptation in a UK business school. Studies in Higher Education, 37 (5). pp. 621-639. ISSN 0307-5079
Wang, Y. (2012). Mainland Chinese students’ group work adaptation in a UK business school. Teaching in Higher Education, 17 (5). pp. 523-535. ISSN 1356-2517
Wang, Y., Royo V.M. and Tyler, K. (2008). Cultural perspectives: Chinese perceptions of UK hotel service quality. International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 2 (4). pp. 312-329. ISSN 1750-6182
Wang, Y., Armsby, P. and Cranfield, S. (2017). Developing Intercultural Supervision Practice, the UKCGE Annual Conference 2017.
Wang, Y. (2008). Cultural and Psychological Perspectives: Chinese Perceptions of Service Quality in UK Higher Education, paper presented at 21st Service Workshop, and published in proceedings. Awarded a ‘Best Paper’ prize at the conference.
Wang, Y. (2007). Chinese Perceptions of UK Hotel Service Quality, paper presented at 2007 Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference Destination and Event Marketing: Managing Networks; and published in proceedings.
- Cross-cultural communication and adaptation in the global context and diverse organisations, including the UK higher education institutions
Research funding and projects
WBS Learning & Teaching funding for the project entitled “The Impact on Learning and Teaching of Enhanced Intercultural Communication – What International Postgraduate and Research Students at WBS Can Tell Us”
WBS Learning & Teaching funding for the project entitled “Challenges and Opportunities in International PhD students Supervision: from Research Students’ Perspectives”
WBS Learning & Teaching funding for the project entitled “Use of GradeMark to Improve Students’ Learning Experience – Interacting with Feedback”
"Use of GradeMark to Improve Students' Learning Experience – Interacting with Feedback"
Member of the Higher Education Steering GroupM
Member of Higher Education Research Centre at University of Westminster, leading the Diversity group, which explores the research topics relating to diversity and differentiation in higher education