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Posted January 22, 2015 by Tanya Shewfelt

Royal Roads University boasts one of the most regal castles in Canada, and just as lords, nobles, knights in the middle ages needed a sound defence strategy to defend their castles, use this castle as a metaphor for your thesis defence.
Defending your thesis to your examination committee is part of the process. Since you will have only 15 minutes for the oral defense of your thesis, effectively organize your content and know how to defend it.
Dear Future Self:

Posted January 8, 2015 by Alison Osborne

With China behind me, my excitement is really building for Kenya in 12 days! Before I get too carried away, I want to take a moment to reflect on some of what I’ve just seen and experienced. I’m most interested in the lessons that are transferrable to the work I’ll be doing on the ground in Kisumu…

Posted December 15, 2014 by Hingman Leung

Today was my first day in Beijing. I need to remind myself that first days are always slow and not much happens and I need to be ok with that. In the morning, I tried to call my contacts and made some plans, and some other plans got rescheduled. This is what happened the first days I was in Shanghai.

What I’m doing differently here is that I am not doing any walking tours in Beijing, though I think maybe I should sign up for something. It’s a good way of orienting myself into a new city.

Posted December 12, 2014 by Anthony Grieco
MAIIC field trip

For many of us on our MA in Intercultural in International Communication overseas residency in Hangzhou, the theme of 'hospitality' was evident throughout our stay. Our buddies certainly showed this on many occasions--a willingness to help us with so many of our day-to-day challenges in navigating a new city and culture.

Posted October 21, 2014 by Alison Osborne

As a girl who has known the privilege of an education, I am passionate about educating and empowering girls. I believe girls deserve an education that empowers them to create change within their community, but more importantly, we deserve to claim our own worthiness.