2018-2019

Winnie Kwan (BS, Global Resource Systems)


Winnie is a second-generation Chinese Canadian tracing ancestry back to 開平 and 九佛 graduating from the Land and Food Systems faculty with a Bachelors of Science in Global Resource Systems, and a Minor in Arts in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration studies. Through her major and minor, Winnie’s studies have explored the intersections between sustainable […]


Russell Chiong (BS, Environmental Science)


Russell Chiong is a fourth-generation Chinese-Canadian graduating with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Environmental Science specializing in Conservation and Ecology, and minoring in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration studies. Born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest on the unceded, occupied, and ancestral territories of the Coast Salish People, Russell has a distinct appreciation […]


Leilan Wong (BA, Gender, Race, Sexuality & Social Justice)


Leilan Wong is a mixed-race UBC student of Cantonese, Irish and English descent, living, working and learning on the ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tseil-Waututh), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples. Leilan majored in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration. Through her studies at UBC, Leilan dedicates her studies to critiquing the systems of power and […]


Kimberley Wong (BA, Geography)


Kimberley Wong is a queer Cantonese diasporic woman whose work mirrors the intersections of her identity, as a fifth generation settler on unceded Coast Salish lands. She feels re-energized when walking through the avenues of Chinatown, in the footsteps of her ancestors and elders. Kimberley focused her studies on understanding the lives and migration patterns […]


Kathy Thai (BA, English Languages and Literature)


Kathy Thai is graduating with a B.A. in English Literature and minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. Throughout her degree, Kathy was able to explore the ways in which languages, histories, and personal identities influence and propel creative efforts such as storytelling, film, and design. She is grateful to have been a part […]


Kacey Ng (BA, Sociology, Honours)


Kacey Ng (伍啟詩) is a Hong Kong-Chinese-Canadian Settler on traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tseil-Waututh) peoples. She traces her ancestral home to being from 开平 (HoiPing) and 台山 (ToiSan), although much of her extended family resides in 香港 (Hong Kong). Much of her work is informed by […]


Elliott Cheung (BA, Asian Language and Culture, Honours)


Elliott Y.N. Cheung (張依諾), a 1.5-generation Hong Kong Canadian, is graduating this year with a B.A. Hons. in Asian Language and Culture (Japan) with a minor in ACAM. He credits his father with his interest in Sinophone cultures, his love of philology, and his passion for Asian Canadian advocacy and structural reform. His long-term research […]