Shum has been training in the Christine Liao School of Ballet. She has been awarded the Advanced Ballet Academy Advanced 2 and Grade 8 and was invited to participate in The Genee International Ballet Competition in Antwerp, Belgium. During the school year, she also actively participated in the CSTD (The Commonwealth Society of the Teachers of Dancing) exams and competitions. Shum participated in the CSTD Asia Pacific Dance Competition on behalf of the local and Bangkok, Thailand, and won the open group demi character ballet in 2014.   

Shum graduated from the English Department of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 2017 and worked as a team manager during school years at the Dance Society. In 2016 and 2017, she won the CSTD Kangaroo Cup lyrical and contemporary dance section. After graduation from PolyU she teaches ballet, jazz and contemporary dance classes and participates in choreography and performances of all sizes.