Yuliya is a second-year law student at the College of Law. She was born and spent her childhood in Belarus until her family moved to Calgary, Alberta where she got her high school and university education. Yuliya has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Society with a minor in Philosophy from the University of Calgary. She also has a legal assistant diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Yuliya is a former reservist with the Canadian Armed Forces, she has worked with the elderly at a long-term facility, and is currently employed as a porter for Alberta Health Services. In her free time, Yuliya enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going on walks, and watching movies.