Mr Kaidong Yu

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Kaidong Yu is a current PhD student in Sociology at the University of Manchester. His PhD project is on working-class students: experiences across generations, and the project is fully-funded by the School of Social Sciences. Kaidong is keen to focus on working-class culture regarding students’ experiences across generations in order to fill the gap of working-class participation at university between success and exclusion.

External positions

The Norbert Elias Foundation

Areas of expertise

  • HM Sociology - Higher education, Social mobility, Inequality, Norbert Elias

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2018 - Master of Arts, Contemporary Sociology, University of Leicester (2016 - 2017)
  • 2016 - Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Central China Normal University (2012 - 2016)

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