Xuan Zhang

Program Coordinator, Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication


Xuan joined the Center for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) in July 2021, during the final year of her Ph.D. study at UBC. She holds a B.A. in Japanese Language & Literature from Wuhan University in China, and an M.A. in Language Education & Information Science from Ritsumeikan University in Japan. Her doctoral research focused on the academic language skills of adolescent second language learners in Canadian high schools.

Current role and responsibilities

In her current role, informed by evidence-based writing pedagogies, Xuan develops and delivers writing-focused workshops and events for undergraduate students, and assists the Program Manager with the graduate programming. She is also responsible for hiring, training, and supervising the student writing consultants at CWSC. Xuan looks forward to facilitating UBC students’ learning and engaging in developing their writing and scholarly communication skills.


Phone: (604) 827 4236
Email: xuan.zhang@ubc.ca

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