2020-2021

Aleesha Hsu (BAS, Civil Engineering)


Aleesha 亦芝 Hsu (she/elle) is a second-generation Tamil, Cantonese, and Baba Nyonya Canadian born and mostly raised on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh land. Aleesha is a recent Civil Engineering graduate with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. She is currently enjoying some down time with her bike and her dog before starting a job in California […]


Daniel Decolongon (BA, Sociology)


Daniel is a second-generation Filipino Canadian who was born and raised on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations. He is graduating with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies. He tries – with varying degrees of success – to apply lessons from post-colonial studies and […]


Gillian Chan (BA, English Literature)


Gillian is a recent graduate of English literature and Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies who has lived, worked, and studied on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people. Her experiences as a second and third generation Chinese Canadian have fueled her interests in the early […]


Katie Hoang (BMS, Media Studies)


Katie is a Han Chinese student and settler of Cantonese, Taiwanese and Vietnamese descent, born in the United States on the land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area and raised in Shanghai, Taiwan, Toronto and Vancouver. She is currently studying and working on the unceded, ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish peoples. She is […]


Kristy Lin (BA, Asian Area Studies)


Kristy Lin is a second generation Chinese Canadian born and raised from Vancouver, graduating from UBC with a major in Asian Area Studies and a minor in Asian Canadian Asian Migration Studies (ACAM). Growing up, she’s always been interested and curious about many different aspects of life and so through both Asian Studies and ACAM she was […]


Olivia Lim (BA, English Language and Literatures)


Olivia Lim (she/her/hers) is a UBC graduate of Chinese Filipino and European descent currently working, living, and learning on the traditional, ancestral, and unceeded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-waututh nations. She completed her BA in Honours English with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migrations Studies. Her research interests include critical race […]


Rachel Lau (BMS, Media Studies)


Rachel Lau (they/them) is a queer Cantonese artist, writer, and radio producer based in what’s colonially known as “Vancouver”. Through sound art, photography, and zine-making, they contemplate what it means to experience longing in a world that is transient. Lau is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Media Studies program, with a minor in […]


Tiffany Lee (BA, International Relations + MM)


Tiffany (she/her) is a 2nd generation Chinese Canadian based on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations. She majored in International Relations with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration studies, along with the Master of Management dual degree program. Tiffany’s studies in ACAM have focused on how the storytelling of […]