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Lumina College

TSANG Yuk Piu Bill


Dr. Tsang is one of the co-founders of Lumina College. Currently Director of Research at the Youth Global Network, he has led major projects studying the life and career development of disadvantaged youth, as well as young adult leadership. He has served as Honorary Research Associate at a research center in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong since 2006. His research interest focuses on youth development, particularly the social mobility, identity, and education of migrant youths in China.

Director of Research, Youth Global Network, Hong Kong

Dr. Tsang has also been actively involved in teaching. He is Visiting Professor for East China Normal University, and Guest Lecturer for Bethel Bible Seminary, Hong Kong. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in Social Work at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Among the courses he has taught, many concern human development, mental health, family dynamics, research methodology, as well as youth & culture. Trained as a counseling psychologist, Dr. Tsang also practiced as a Mental Health Counselor / Clinician in the US for 7 years before conducting practice research in the Department of Social Work at The Chinese University of Hong Kong as Clinical Consultant / Psychotherapist for 4 years. Since 2006, he has been serving at Caritas Family Service where he is now Senior Training and Counseling Consultant.

Bible verse to share

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12: 2-3)


Ed.D. Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University, USA

Ed.M. Human Development and Psychology · Harvard University, USA · M.A. Counseling Psychology, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, USA · M.S. Mechanical Engineering · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA · B.S. Mechanical Engineering · Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Selected Publications

Zhu, X. & Tsang, B. (2016). From experiment to policy – insights from a financial asset building program in China. Social Construction (in Chinese).

Goh, C.L.E., Tsang, B. & Chokkanathan, S. (2016). Intergenerational reciprocity reconsidered: The honour and burden of grandparenting in urban China. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, 39, July.

Koo, A., Ming, H., & Tsang, B. (2014). The doubly disadvantaged: How return migrant students fail to access and deploy capitals for academic success in rural schools. Sociology, 48(4), 795-811.

Other Credentials

Fulbright Scholarship, U.S. State Department & Institute of International Education (01-02)

Sheldon Traveling Fellowship from Harvard University (01-02) · Multicultural and Bilingual Education Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education (95-98) · Harvard Graduate School of Education Entrance Award (95-96) · President's Scholarship Award for Counseling (93-94)