Brian Wong is a Rhodes Scholar from Hong Kong and DPhil in Politics candidate at Balliol College, Oxford. They graduated with Distinction (across thesis and all modules) in MPhil in Political Theory from Wolfson College, Oxford, and graduated top ten in their year with a First from Oxford in BA Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (topping two papers in their cohort of 240 students). They previously graduated from Island School with a 45/45 Bilingual Diploma in the International Baccalaureate.
Brian has coached many students in Hong Kong and Mainland China for university admissions over the past few years, with many entering outstanding universities such as Oxford, LSE, and Cambridge. They adopt a holistic, aptitude-driven academic development approach that recognizes the value of each and every student’s background to their suitability for undertaking rigorous academic studies.
They have coached debate at both the Oxford and Yale Debating Unions, and write regularly for a range of publications, including the TIME Magazine, the South China Morning Post, the Diplomat Magazine, Asia Times, and the Hong Kong Economic Journal.