SHSS Undergraduate Newsletter 2023

ALUMNI’S UPDATES KIM Hyun-jeong (GCS Class of 2015) Hyun-jeong (Right 2) is currently pursuing PhD in international area studies at Seoul National University. She often enjoys weekend visiting art galleries. She cherishes every moment spending with family and friends. ZHANG Junyao (GCS Class of 2021) After nishing her master’s degree in social data science in Oxford last September, Junyao moved to London and started a career in private equity. She is still in close contact with GCS friends who are based in the US and China, and they regularly have online gatherings. LEE Tsz Yan (GCS Class of 2018) Passionate in human development, Tsz Yan has served in various teaching, design and leadership positions since graduating from HKUST. The training she received from GCS prepared her for rigorous research in multiple disciplines, including sociology, anthropology, psychology and learning science. Then, admitted to Harvard's Graduate School of Education, she learned with a diverse cohort of peers, worked at various research labs, and shared her learning through multi-modal publications (including an education podcast that ranked regional no.1 in Hong Kong!). CHAN Sze Yuen (QSA Class of 2022) Sze Yuen recently celebrated his one-year work anniversary with Lee Hysan Foundation, and it has been a fruitful and eye-opening journey. Over the past year, he had the opportunity to engage with leaders from universities, social enterprises, and NGOs, as well as contribute to proposal development and project monitoring. The hands-on experience has deepened his understanding of diverse community needs and the dynamic developments in the non-pro t sector, particularly in philanthropy, in Hong Kong. Besides, he has continuously pursued his language studies, and he is thrilled to have obtained a Postgraduate Certi cate in Translation and passed the JLPT N2 Test this year. 15