Jane Liang was a PhD candidate in International, Political & Strategic Studies at the Australian Centre on China in the World at Australian National University, investigating the role and influence of elite universities in policymaking process in China. Her principle supervisor is Dr Luigi Tomba. Since early 2008, Jane has been working for Australia’s Group of Eight (Go8), a lobby group and coalition of eight leading research Australian universities established by their Vice-Chancellors. She currently serves as Go8 Director, China Engagement and Web Management at the Go8 Seccretariat in Canberra, with responsibility for driving Go8-China collaboration and managing its strategic development. Over the last six years, Jane has played a key role in establishing and developing a strong partnership between the Go8 and a coalition of Chinese leading research universities (C9).Apart from a number of undergraduate and postgraduarte academic degrees she received in Australia and China, Jane was also awarded with various international computer engineering qualifications, including from Microsoft and Dreamweaver.