Sumei Wu

Sumei Wu


Before I came to University of Leeds, I had studied my undergraduate and MPhil degree in Northern Ireland and Hong Kong respectively. My first degree was Economics which I have received plenty of logical training from Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. In 2014, I gained my MPhil degree of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong, which enhanced my academic conceptual thinking abilities and updated my research methodology skills.

Prior to my PhD journey, I had earned several years’ research working experience at the University of Hong Kong.

These valuable academic experiences have equipped me with the capabilities to handle qualitative and quantitative studies. 

Research interests

  • Elderly social welfare/elderly services
  • potable social welfare
  • welfare state/mix
  • privatisation
  • elderly mobility
  • elderly income security

I welcome any discussion about the above fields, especially for topics of Asian, Hong Kong or Chinese societies.


  • BSc Economics (QUB)
  • MPhil in Social Work and Social Administration (HKU)