Alumni A-Z

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 […]

Jacqueline Sarvini (BA, Political Science)

Jacqueline Sarvini (she/her) is a multiracial second-generation settler on the traditional lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil Waututh Nations. During her time at UBC, she was largely involved in community involvement and student orientation-based initiatives, both of which went hand-in-hand with her background in international development, migratory movements, and design-based learning. Nowadays, you’ll find […]

Jane Jingyi Wu (BFA, Visual Arts)

Jingyi Wu is a Chinese international student majoring in Visual Arts, with a minor in Asian-Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. She expresses herself primarily through painting, photography, and film, taking on themes of women, body, identity and socio-political issues. In particular, her art speaks to her love of exploring what it means to be an […]

Jane Shi (BA, English, Honours)

Jane Shi is a Chinese settler who grew up on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tseil-Waututh), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) peoples, along with the territories of the Tsawwassen and Stó:lō peoples. Hailing from the islands and mountains of 浙江 (Zhejiang), she was raised on yangmei, quail eggs, and salted water ducks. She is grateful that ACAM […]

Joanne Yuasa (BA, Religion, Literature, and Arts)

Joanne Yuasa is in her fourth year at UBC, majoring in Religion, Literature, and Arts, with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration. She is planning on furthering her education through a professional Masters program in Pastoral Studies in Toronto. She currently serves as an ordained priest of the Jodo Shin school of Buddhism, […]

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 […]

Kailey Tam (BA, English Language and Literatures, Honours)

Kailey Tam is a Han Chinese settler born and raised on the unceded and ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations. They are graduating with a BA in Honours English Literature and Language with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies. During their time at UBC, they’ve worked as a Communications […]

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 […]

Katie Fung (BA, Sociology)

Katie was born and raised in Hong Kong. Growing up, she was passionate about dancing and was trained to be a professional ballerina. The decision to migrate to Canada was made by her mother, who believed Katie and her brother would benefit from the education system here. Moving at age eleven and caught at the […]

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 […]