Meet some of our scholars

Andrew Min

Andrew Min

Bachelor of International Economics, Year 1, Major Entrance Scholarship

With a passion for learning about the social sciences, Andrew came to UBC to pursue the BIE program and has been actively engaged in his degree. Andrew is in the International Economics Business Association and has been heavily involved in planning events, such as a sustainability conference. Throughout high school, Andrew had been heavily involved with clubs and has continued this commitment to involvement at UBC, but he has also found a new passion in academic research. He is currently conducting research on the increasing rates of suicide among seniors in east Asia and will be presenting his research at McGill University and UBC’s own Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference.

Zamina Mithani


Bachelor of Science + Master of Management, Year 2, Major Entrance Scholarship

Zamina is the President of the IC-Kindness Foundation and Thaqalayn Muslim Association of UBC. Her non-profit, IC-Kindness, unites youth from all faiths to do acts of kindness in the UBC community and in the greater Lower Mainland community. The Thaqalayn Muslim Association is partnered with the UBC Global Lounge to provide resources to students on campus to discuss faith and philosophy. Zamina is also the VP External of Sauder’s Top 40 Under 40. She believes in corporate responsibility and leading with values and authenticity. Her passion for diversity and kindness is prominent in her work, as she strives to help build community and open spaces for discussion across all cultures and religions.

Vivian Tsang


Bachelor of Science, Year 3, Schulich Leadership Scholarship Integrated Science

Vivian is the founder of The Humanitarian Organization for Providing Empowerment (H.O.P.E.) Initiative and is an advocate for integrated public health. H.O.P.E. began as a way to encourage students at her high school to be kinder, and recognize diversity. It eventually grew to celebrate different perspectives through working with marginalized groups and sharing their stories. She is also a part of the International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN) which provides advice on clinical trials and operations of local children’s hospitals. She hopes to pursue a career in public health to continue to empower youth to cultivate their passions.