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Grokker profile – Jo Wu

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Name:  Jo Wu
Position:  Senior Regional Manager – University of Essex

 

Describe yourself in three words.

Dedicated. Positive. Resilient.
专注。积极。有韧性。

 

When did you join Grok?

April 2015

 

What was your first job in international education?

I was China representative for University of Queensland from 2008 to 2015. As University of Queensland launched in China, I contributed to building acnetwork of agents, partners and other stakeholders, and establishing and implementing marketing strategies. This working experience and my studies in the UK help with my current job at University of Essex.
2008年到2015年作为昆士兰大学中国校代,协助大学进入并开拓中国市场,建立了中介、院校和其它渠道,建议并实施市场策略。这段经验和在英国的留学经历使我更能胜任目前英国埃塞克斯大学的工作。

 

What does international education mean for you?

The study experience in the UK opened my mind. Now as a professional working in international education, I can meet intelligent people and influence more young people. Apart from higher education, I also care about international education from Pre-K, from the perspective of a mum.
作为国际教育的受益者和工作者,这意味着我能见到聪明热情的教育人士,并尽力帮助更多的年轻人。作为一个母亲,除了关注与工作相关的高等教育,也对从学前开始的低龄教育保持热忱。

 

What is one of the most satisfying outcomes you’ve helped a client to achieve?

The University of Essex China team grew from two to eight staff in the last three years. With great passion and support, I am proud to help University of Essex raise their profile and continue to grow in China.
三年时间埃塞克斯大学中国办公室从两人发展到八人,很高兴能帮助客户在中国提高声誉和持续发展。

What is your favourite movie?

Butterfly Effect. It explores the possibilities and destiny of life
蝴蝶效应。探讨了生活的可能与不可能性,男主有点帅。

 

What is your dream travel destination? Why?

USA. I have never been there and it would be lovely to see. It would be much different to the UK and Australia.
想去美国,看看这片辽阔的土地,及与英国、澳洲的不同。

 

When it is time to relax, what do you like to do?

Go out with friends or go to a spa.
和朋友聚会,按摩。

 

What is something other Grokkers probably don’t know about you?

I learned French during university and got an intermediate certificate from Alliance Française.
大学期间学了法语,拿了法语联盟的中级证书。

 

What was your favorite subject at high school? Why?

My favorite and best subject was math. It is a magical subject. There is a great sense of achievement when solving puzzles.
最喜欢和最擅长的是数学。解开谜题时非常有成就感。

 

What is something you’ve learned from somebody inspirational?

Keep calm and carry on.
保持冷静,继续前行。