Future Scotland Series Public Forum – Hong Kong Migrants in Scotland

  • Lee, G. (Chair)
  • Mantong Amanda Zhang (Organiser)
  • Sarah Kyambi (Participant)
  • Augustijn Van Gaalen (Participant)
  • Huang, M. Y. L. (Participant)
  • Tim Tim Cheng (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organising a public lecture/debate/seminar


Hong Kong Migrants in Scotland: Opportunities and Challenges, supported by the Future Scotland Series, University of St Andrews, brought together four distinguished guests – Dr. Sarah Kyambi (Founder Director of Migration Policy Scotland), Mr. Augustijn Van Gaalen (Policy and Participation officer at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities), Dr. Michelle Huang (Lecturer in Art History) and Ms. Tim Tim Cheng (poet and teacher from Hong Kong) to share their insights and experiences. Prof. Gregory Lee (Founding Professor of Chinese Studies) served as moderator. This public forum discussed issues related to the experiences of Hong Kong migrants in Scotland, the challenges and opportunities they bring to Scotland and vice versa, and the role that Scotland should play in order to deal with, welcome and accommodate these migrants.
Period9 Mar 2023
Event typeConference
LocationSt Andrews, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Hong Kong
  • Scotland
  • Migration
  • Diaspora