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University: Pembroke College, University of Cambridge
Current/Recent Course: BA Hons Politics, International Relations and Social Anthropology
Neria Aylward is from St. John’s Newfoundland, and did her undergraduate degree at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, as a Blyth Scholar. At Pembroke, she read Politics, International Relations and Social Anthropology. Her third-year dissertation studied Inuit political activism in response to the international seal hunt controversy. For this dissertation, she undertook fieldwork in Iqaluit, Nunavut, where she also worked for the Alianait Arts Festival. Neria has a keen interest in international diplomacy, having interned in the Humanitarian Mediation Programme at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue in Geneva, Switzerland. She has also served on the committee of the Pembroke Politics Society. In her spare time, Neria rows with Pembroke College Boat Club and plays polo with the University of Cambridge Polo Club.