Student Stories

See what your fellow classmates are up to and what they’re doing with their Kinesiology degrees.

Do you have a unique or KINspiring story to tell? We’re always looking to hear from Kinesiology students whether they’re current students or alumni. Share your story!


Mehrdad Amini, BKin

Expected graduating year: 2019
Degree: Kinesiology (interdisciplinary stream)
Hometown: North Vancouver, British Columbia

Student Stories


Liv Yoon

Name: Liv Yoon
Expected graduating year: December 2018
Degree: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Wilson
Hometown: Rothesay, New Brunswick / South Korea

Current Graduate Students, Student Stories


Devra Waldman

Name: Devra Waldman
Expected Graduation: December 2019
Degree: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Wilson
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

Current Graduate Students, Student Stories


Juancho Ramirez, KUS President

Expected graduating year: 2018
Stream: Kinesiology and Health Science
Hometown: Richmond, B.C.

Student Stories


KINterested in research?

Eric Chau, BKin Interdisciplinary Studies Stream
Zoe Sarafis, BKin Health Science Stream
Brian Hayes, BKin Health Sciences Stream

Student Stories


Stanley Chow, BKin

Graduating year: May 2020
Hometown: Singapore
Stream: Bkin Interdisciplinary Stream
Employed by: Vancouver Summer Program
Position: Program Assistant

Coop Alumni


Allen Agco, Bkin

Graduating year: May 2017
Hometown: Richmond, BC
Employed by: 
UBC Athletics and Recreation and FC Vancouver Whitecaps
Stream: Kinesiology

Coop Alumni


Yingying Zhao, BKin

Graduation Year: May 2019
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Employed by: Neuromotion Physiotherapy
Stream: Interdisciplinary Stream

Coop Alumni


Nancy Rutherford, BKin

Graduation Year: May 2019
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Employed by: Neuromotion Physiotherapy
Stream: Interdisciplinary Stream

Coop Alumni


Jennifer Dowdeswell

Graduating year: BHK 2001
Career: Owner Operator of Coaching & Consulting business; Royal Philips; Studeo55; Pinnacle Pursuits; NCCP; Harness Isle; Esteem Team; Sport BC
Stream: Sport Management

Alumni Spotlight