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Author Archive: Alexandra Bly

Home again, Home again

Xin Chao! After an insanely long journey home (4 stopovers including an eleven hour layover in Korea) I’m back in Ottawa, decompressing and readjusting. The last two-three weeks at my placement at North Thang Long Economic Technical College, on the outskirts of Hanoi, were extremely busy. Although I had plenty to do during the course…

Time Flies…

I’m not a big fan of cliches, but when I think of how little time is left at my placement in Vietnam the expression “time flies” seems appropriate. As I was getting over jet lag, the country was getting over Tet lag, and finally in mid-February things at work really picked up. Admittedly, teaching english…

Hello!!

Hello!! My name is Alexandra Bly and I’m a fourth year student at the University of Ottawa. I’m currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, and have a particular interest in gender issues as well as the promotion of socio-economic rights and development. The Conflict Studies program addresses many important international…