Hey! I'm Selina, and I recently finished my courses for my degree in Environmental Studies and Geography at UVic, with a concentration in Urban, Health, and Development Studies. I will be working with the Malaysia Social Research Institute (MSRI) in Kuala Lumpur. Keep reading to learn more about my educational adventures!
Dear future intern/risk-taker/food-eater/traveler/ongoing-learner/stray-cat-petter/friend-out-of-stranger-maker, To be honest, before leaving Canada, I did not put excessive thought into the internship and living in Malaysia. I was busy writing papers for classes, working, and spending time with friends before we parted ways for… Continue Reading →
Resilience & Sustainability Resilience; the ability to recover after pressure or a hardship. I personally like to think of resilience as pushing through and thriving. My favourite definition of sustainability comes from Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s interview with Naomi Klein for… Continue Reading →
As my dad and I sat drinking coffee in a rooftop café in Bukitingi, which is a small city in the mountains in Sumatra surrounded by jungle and volcanoes, we looked up and noted how the moon was almost full…. Continue Reading →
I have been living in Malaysia for three weeks now! The other two girls from UVic, Hayley and Tracy, and I have found and settled into a modest three bedroom apartment. Our apartment has a gorgeous view overlooking downtown Kuala… Continue Reading →
Hey! Thanks for listening in. This podcast is of a fellow CAPI intern, Meghan Flood, and I chatting about my upcoming internship with the Malaysia Social Research Institute in Kuala Lumpur, as well as about myself and what I am… Continue Reading →