X. W. Ng graduated with First-Class Honors from the University of Cambridge, UK, with a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Arts in 2011, and was subsequently conferred a Master of Arts in 2014. She was ranked second in her graduating class and was the recipient of a series of college scholarships including the Samuel Taylor Marshall Memorial Scholarship, Thomas Ireland Scholarship, and British Petroleum Prize in Chemical Engineering for top performance in consecutive years of academic examinations. Ng was also one of two students from Cambridge University selected for the Cambridge-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) exchange program in Chemical Engineering, which she completed with Honors with a cumulative GPA of 4.8 (5.0). During her time at MIT, she was also a part-time tutor for junior classes in engineering, and pursued other disciplines including economics, real estate development and finance at both MIT as well as the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Upon graduation, Ng was elected by her college Fellowship to the Title of Scholar, as a mark of her academic distinction. Since graduation, Xian Wen Ng has been keenly involved in teaching across various academic levels, doing so both in schools as well as with smaller groups as a private tutor. Xian Wen Ng's areas of specialization include advanced level Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry, as well as tertiary level Engineering.