Be in Spark Global
Do you aspire to be the change and become a part of the diverse team of Spark Global? Are you ready to lead, collaborate and inspire? Check out our Spark Global Leaders below and learn about their stories!
Meet the Spark Global team here
Hi everyone, I'm Aarov (he/him). I'm a year 3 student majoring in Computer Engineering. I've lived in India my entire life, and chose to come to Hong Kong for further studies. I like to play football and the piano.
Hey everyone, Abdullah (he/him) here! I'm a year 1 SENG student who has previously lived in Hong Kong and Pakistan. I joined Spark Global as an opportunity to be a part of a program that gives life at HKUST a fun touch, and because of its aim for diversity and inclusion in all aspects.
🌟Hey there, I'm Alicia (she/her), hailing from Indonesia. Currently, I'm a first-year Engineering student with a dream of pursuing Mechanical Engineering. RnB music and gazing at blue skies are my absolute sources of joy.
Hi there! 👋 I'm Anastassiya (she/her), a second-year student from Kazakhstan. I enjoy taking film photos, exploring delicious food spots in Hong Kong, and trying new things like windsurfing!
Hey! I am Aru (she/her), an international student, originally from the land of the great steppes, Kazakhstan. I am a first-year student majoring in Information Systems (BBA).
Hi! I am Boya (she/her), a second-year student majoring in Finance. I was born and raised in Mainland China and pursued A-level in high school before joining HKUST.
Hi everyone, I’m Catheline, or just Cath (she/her). I’m a full time year 1 UG student in the School of Science, who loves playing volleyball and being artistic.
Hello everyone! I am Daksh (he/him) and I am a BBA student, hoping to major in Finance. I've lived in India all my life. I love playing football and I've been playing it since I was 5 years old. In fact, I like playing all kinds of sports in general.
Hi, my name is Daniel (he/him) and I’m an exchange student from Australia studying Finance and Computer Science. I enjoy spending time with friends and making new ones, so if you see me on campus, don’t be scared to come up and strike up a conversation!
Hi, this is Darsh (he/him). I am excited to participate in walks, hikes and other activities that allow HKUST students from various backgrounds to explore Hong Kong and connect with fellow students.
Wassup everyone this is Dee (he/him)~ Having studied at a local school in Hong Kong and a Canadian-British international school in Malaysia, I've made friends with people coming from around the globe.
Hi there! My name is Dhruv (he/him), and I am currently studying in the School of Business and Management. I was born in Mumbai, India, and grew up in Singapore.
Hey guys! I’m Eesha (she/her), a year 2 student from Pakistan and a local as well, living in the world of debits and credits, yeah you are right, I'm an Accounting major, too! Also, being a social butterfly, I'm always eager to dive into new experiences, cultures and friendships.
Hi guys! I am Emily (she/her) and I am a local student studying Accounting. I love singing karaoke and playing badminton a lot, so feel free to reach out to me if you share the same interests too!
Hi there! I am Issac (he/him), a local Business student. Even though I may seem quiet at first, once you get to know me, you'll find an outgoing and enthusiastic person who is always ready for new adventures. I love traveling ever since I started traveling at 4.
Hello everyone! I am Jackson (he/him), an undergraduate student in the School of Engineering, currently majoring in Electronic Engineering. During my free time, I am all about badminton and jamming out to Taiwan-pop music.
Hiya, I’m Joey (she/her) :) I was born and raised in Hong Kong and I have gotten to know the various faces of the city quite well.
Hi everyone! I’m Julian (he/him). I am a local student but I studied abroad in an international school in Malaysia. I love travelling around the world and meeting all kinds of people everywhere.
Hi everyone! I’m Kaitlyn (she/her), a second-year student majoring in EVMT. During my leisure time, I enjoy playing volleyball and rowing. However, my absolute favorite activity is indulging in delicious food!
Hey guys! It’s Katherine (she/her), a local Business student. I absolutely love talking to people with diverse backgrounds. University has been a blast so far since I got to know a lot of you who’ve lived a completely different life from mine.
Hello! I'm Kenneth (he/him). I was born in Mainland China and grew up in Hong Kong. I'm passionate about motorcycles and have been practicing motorcycle racing for 1 year. The feeling of the wind brushing against my helmet and body is something that I truly enjoy.
Hi guys! This is Lillian (she/her) and I'm a first-year Engineering student with an extended major in Artificial Intelligence. As a water sports enthusiast, I constantly seek adventure and excitement in various aquatic activities.
Yooooo! You are checking out Lyam’s (he/him) short bio, an artist (preferred) but actually a second-year Computer Science local student. This is basically me everyday, left and right brain fighting.
Hi everyone, I'm Lynn (she/her), a year 1 student from the School of Engineering. I was born and raised in Mainland China, but also have studied in Hong Kong and abroad. That gave me more connections with various communities across the international, local, and Mainland Chinese groups.
Hi I’m Marie (she/her), a Year 3 student studying EVMT! Born and raised in Hong Kong, there's nothing I love more than sharing my culture with people all around the world and learning about theirs.
Hi everyone, I’m Max (he/him)! I’m a second-year student in HKUST’s World Bachelor in Business program.
Hello everyone, my name is Misaki (she/her). I am an exchange student from Japan, raised in Singapore. Having met many people from diverse cultural backgrounds in Singapore, I have loved discovering more about cultural practices I had never heard of before.
Hi, everyone! This is Murphy (she/her), an adventurous local student. I love exploring new things with friends, like skateboarding along the harbor to enjoy the amazing night view and going for overnight camping to catch the sunrise.
Hello everyone! This is Nayab (she/ her). Sending you a warm salam, or As-Salaam-Alaikum in Arabic. I am a sophomore student majoring in Biotechnology and Business. Born and raised in Hong Kong as a third-generation Pakistani, I have completed my education in local schools.
Hello everyone! I am Nikil (he/him). I am a first year student in the School of Engineering. I will choose my major in the second year, hopefully I can get into my desired program (it's CBE by the way).
Hey everyone, I’m Om(he/him) and I am a year 3 student majoring in Marketing and Operations Management.
Hey everyone! I’m Preisha (she/her), a year two international student from India in the IEDA department.
Hi all! This is Ryan (he/him). I’m a Business student majoring in Finance and Operations Management. I really enjoy making and hanging out with interesting friends. I believe every friend is special and there are always things to learn from them.
Hey everyone! I’m Rzan (she/her), a first-year student from the Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies. I’m from Yemen, the Middle East, but have spent 7 years living in Hong Kong.
Although my name is pronounced as "Sad-Man" (he/him), I swear I'm not the melancholic guy my name claims to be! Born and raised in Bangladesh, I've always had a keen interest in international cultures and lifestyles.
I am Sacha (he/him), a French coming to Hong Kong as an exchange student majoring in Chemistry. I really love learning about new interests from passionate people. From photography and music to video games and fashion, I'm basically interested in whatever my friends are eager to talk about!
Hey everyone I’m Sawini (she/her). I am a first year Engineering student. I was born and raised in Hong Kong and understand a bit of Cantonese but I’m not able to speak it. During my free time, you will mostly see me reading. I love books from all over the world, spanning different genres.
Hey everyone! My name is Shreyans (he/him), and I'm an international student from India. I'm currently studying in the School of Business, but I haven't declared my major yet. I've lived in India my whole life, and I've had the pleasure of meeting people from all sorts of cultures and religions.
Heya! This is Spark (he/him). I am a local student studying in the School of Business. I’m a foodie & Frisbee enthusiast. So, if you’re looking for a friend to eat good food with, or someone to introduce you to the world of Frisbees, then I’m the guy!
Hi, I'm Thien Zhi (he/him), a university student with a passion for making friends with people from different cultures and backgrounds. I also enjoy adventurous outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, leisure cycling and boat rides.
Hey guys! I'm Tim (he/him), a year 2 Computer Science student. I spent my first 10 years in Korea before moving to Nanjing, China. Being fluent in three languages—Korean, Chinese, and English—has been a natural result of my upbringing.
Hey, everyone, I’m Vadim (he/him)! I studied at an international school in Thailand, where I had the opportunity to connect with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Hey guys! It’s Vanessa (she/her) here. I am a first-year local student studying at the School of Business. Having had the opportunity to meet with amazing people from all around the globe during high school, I understand how vital and life-changing it is to be exposed to different cultures.
Hello everyone! I am Vicky (she/her), an undergraduate student in the School of Business, currently majoring in Marketing. I was born in South Korea but studied in an international school in Taipei for about 8 years.
Hey guys! I'm Vicky (she/her) and currently a year 2 student majoring in Quantitative Finance. I am the kind of person who enjoys exploring new things.
Hi, Winfield here (he/him)! I am a local student in the final year of my Biotechnology major. In the last year, I went to Sweden for exchange, which allows me to experience the different facets and landscapes of this diverse world!!
Hey there, I'm Winnie (she/her) and I'm all about the power of passion! Tennis, violin, and movies light up my world. The exhilaration of tennis, the enchanting melodies of the violin, and the captivating stories of movies fuel my joy, expression, and connection with others.
Hi everyone, this is Yuki (she/her), a final-year Management and Marketing student. I'm an ENFP with a bright and sociable personality. Making new friends makes my life more colorful, so I can’t wait to meet you all at our Spark Global activities.