Beijing Alumni Association

Group shot of the Beijing Alumni Association

About

The University of Melbourne Alumni Association (Beijing) was established in December 2014. The Beijing Alumni Association is currently made up of 14 members led by the President and two Deputy Presidents. It has 4 committees to support its activities, including Welcome Home, Meet-ups, Charity and Outdoors teams. The University of Melbourne Alumni Association (Beijing) aims to enable Beijing-based alumni to connect with one another and continue and strengthen their affiliation with the University through the following ways:

  • Fostering an active interest among Beijing-based alumni in keeping connected with the University and with each other
  • Representing the University at profiling and recruitment functions
  • Organising professional, networking and social activities for alumni
  • Communicating Beijing-based alumni views, needs and interests to the University
  • Playing an active part in supporting University alumni activities

See events soon to be hosted by the Beijing Alumni Association.

Get in touch at umaa.bj@mail.com

Executive Committee

Dr Jessie Wong CPA AMA PhD, President

Dr Jessie Wong CPA AMA PhD, President

Jessie graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree and completed her PhD at Monash University. She established the University of Melbourne Alumni Association (Beijing) in 2014 and is currently President. Jessie is also a member of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics Alumni Council. Jessie is currently Partner with KPMG-China and is based in Beijing. Jessie is recipient of the 2012 Australian Education International Young Australia China Alumni of the Year Award presented by the Australia China Alumni Association. Read more about Jessie’s volunteer work.

David Wang, Deputy President

David Wang, Deputy President

David graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Information Technology in 2010. He was a volunteer mentor at the World Computer Clubhouse, Meadow Heights Learning Shop and a member of the Taekwondo, Karate and Aikido Club of the University of Melbourne. David spoke at the 2016 Welcome Home event and was the MC of the 2017 event, and was one of the main producers of association's third anniversary video. He has been the Deputy President of Beijing Alumni Association since 2018.

Ningyu (Raine) Zhang, Deputy President

Ningyu (Raine) Zhang, Deputy President

Raine graduated from Renmin University of China with a Bachelor of Business Administration and completed her Master of Finance at the University of Melbourne. Raine has worked as an auditor at Deloitte Beijing, and as a real estate valuer in Colliers International for more than six years. Currently, she works in Sinoocean Group, which is one of China’s top developers listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Raine actively participated in volunteer and exchange activities when studying at the University of Melbourne. She was a team member for the research project in Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton and a volunteered at the 2010 Melbourne Marathon. Raine would like to dedicate her time and more efforts to better serve the Beijing-based alumni.

Haowei (Sophie) Wang, Deputy President

Haowei (Sophie) Wang, Deputy President

Haowei graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Architecture in 2012. She joined in the Association in 2014 and has represented at the in 2018 Dean’s Event and organised 2019 Dean’s Running in Beijing Olympic Forest Park. She works as a director architect in Architectural Design & Research Institute of Tsinghua University Co., Ltd. She is deputy director of Design Professional Committee in Beijing residential real estate chamber of Commerce. She represented her company at the 2019 Melbourne Design Week, organised by the Victorian Government.

Fang Ran, Treasurer

Fang Ran, Treasurer

Fang graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Econometrics) in 2012 and completed her Master of Economics at Melbourne Business School in 2014. During her studies, she undertook two exchange programs and was the recipient of two scholarships. Fang is passionate about volunteer work and has volunteered for a number of non-profit organisations, including Cancer Council Victoria and Sacred Heart Mission. She was actively involved in student life at the University of Melbourne through various student clubs, programs and was the recipient of the Leaders in Communities Award. Fang was the founding member for University of Melbourne Beijing Alumni Association, and she is currently serving as the general secretary and treasurer. Fang works at IBM China.

Lucas Wang, General Secretary

Lucas Wang, General Secretary

Lucas graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Environmental Engineering degree in 2013. Lucas joined the University of Melbourne Alumni Association (Beijing) in 2016 and was nominated as Secretary in 2018. Lucas currently works in business consulting.

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