In the Media: Children of rich Chinese home alone in Canada face challenges

A new UBC study examines the experiences of “astronaut families” – finding there are downsides to young people living and studying in the West with their families back in Asia.

Justin Tse, a doctoral student at UBC’s school of geography, co-authored the study that found children of astronaut parents “often perceive [their parents] as inconsistent, fragmentary interruptions in their otherwise independent lives, [changing] the character of intra-family relations.”

Read full story from South China Morning Post HERE.