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The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute

Student Spotlight: Aija Koskela

Aija Koskela is a first year student here at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) studying for a BSc in International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response. Aija is from a small town called Tuusula in Finland, so moving to Manchester to live...

Student spotlight: Sherika Trim

Sherika Trim is an International student studying MA in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response. Sherika is from Saint Lucia, one of the beautiful islands in the Eastern Caribbean. She achieved the prestigious Chevening scholarship from the British government, a global...

Student Spotlight: Sidi Ye

Sidi Ye is an international student from China who started studying for her MA in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) in 2019. Below she talks about her background and why she came to study at Manchester. I...

Student Spotlight: Anna Spethman

Anna Spethman is one of our international students studying MA in Humanitarianism and Conflict Response. Anna was born and raised in Nebraska, USA and started her studies at HCRI in September 2019. Having grown up in the small town of Omaha, Anna’s early interest in...