Student Spotlight

2020 UBC CHIN143 & 243 Final Project Festival

CHIN143 and CHIN243 are Chinese language courses offered by UBC’s Asian Studies department. A series of classroom activities has encouraged heritage students to trace back the origins of their cultural identity, experience the diverse cultures surrounding them, explore their connection to the world, and define their unique identity. Today, students from both classes have presented their outstanding final projects. Please follow their footsteps and listen closely to what they want to say.

Finding My Identity | Student Spotlight: Matthew Remedios

  “Where are you from?” A question that seems simple but can often be hard to answer. Matthew is a third-year student at UBC currently studying commerce. His experiences in learning Chinese has had a huge impact on his life, shaping his journey to find his identity. Listen to his story to hear what he […]

How has Chinese shaped my life? | Student Spotlight: Jennifer Packet

  Jennifer recently graduated from UBC last year in International Economics. She began taking Chinese classes with the UBC Chinese Language Program since her first year at the university and continued until graduation. Throughout her years at UBC, she has had many unique experiences from participating in Chinese speech competitions to interning overseas. Listen to […]