chunyan Zhu (she/her)
Chunyan came to Canada from Shanghai, China in 2007 for higher education. Now she is an academic advisor working in the Academic Advising Centre at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She holds a master’s degree in education specializing in curriculum, teaching, and learning. Chunyan is passionate about international education. She has been working in multiple positions at Memorial working with thousands of international students since she started her career as an international student coordinator in 2011. She has developed an in-depth understanding of international students’ needs and concerns as well as university visions toward international education, which influences and reflects in her work on a daily basis.
Chunyan is also a mother of three children who has been actively leading the family program for the Chinese Youth Association since 2018. She and many female volunteers from the NL Chinese community offered a variety of programs and events for children in the community. This group of women are dedicated to promoting the Chinese language and culture in the NL community.