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HUMANS OF HURON

Meet our students, hear their stories

Meet Emily! Emily Poirier is a second-year student pursuing an honours specialization in global health and a minor in refugee and migrant studies. She is passionate about healthcare and Women’s Health, experiential learning, and student advocacy. When it was time for her to choose a University, she was looking for a flexible program that focused…

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Meet Nawaf! Nawaf Zeyad Nuimat describes himself as a social butterfly who sometimes takes things too seriously. He is a passionate 4th year scholar pursuing a specialization in Globalization and a major in Media, Information and Techno-culture. Though he was born in Canada he grew up in Qatar and only came back right before college….

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Meet Natasha! Natasha Boyd is a second-year Global Development student from Ottawa. When asked about herself she mentions four key elements of her life: she has a dog, she is passionate about gender equality and global issues, she is biracial, and most importantly, she lives what she studies. When she was about to enter 11th…

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Meet Aaryan! Aaryan Lakhan Paul (he/him) is in his first year at Huron University studying from his desk in New Delhi, India. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, he was unable to travel to Canada but continues to find the positive in all that is going on. He found Huron a few months ago when his…

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Meet Urvi! Urvi Maheshwari spent her high school years feeling like she was walking around numb. Though she attended one of the most prestigious schools in her home country, India, her education was focused on getting her to memorize and obtain outstanding grades on her 12th year exams. When the time came around to choose…

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Meet Victoria! Victoria Fernandes is a third-year student who grew up listening to her dad share about the great experiences he had as an undergraduate student at Western University. As its founding institution, Huron has inextricable ties with Western and their unique affiliation creates limitless opportunities for student involvement. When the time came for Victoria…

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