Huimin He received both her Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree from Sun Yat-sen University (Zhuhai & Guangzhou, China). She majored in English, including English literature as well as translation and interpretation, when she was an undergraduate. Apart from this, with an interest in Russian language and culture, her second major was Russian. In her postgraduate program, her field of study was Applied Linguistics with a focus on Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), discourse analysis and Pragmatics. Prior to starting a career at XJTLU, she taught English at Guangdong Technical College of Water Resources and Electric Engineering as a part-time instructor.