Author Archives: Hoang Tran Hieu Hanh

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Dear Border Crossings Project, thank you for your existence.

Thanks for everyone who made the Border Crossings Project possible. Those few months have been one of the best ones in my life. Although I have lived in different countries with different people, food, noises, languages, cultures and traditions, my … Continue reading

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Home is where your heart is.

With mixed feelings, I am sitting at the airport all alone. Foreigners and/or travellers are passing by and I am now one of them. Hello vagabond life (again)! I don’t know whether to laugh myself to tears about how much … Continue reading

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The question of identity: Who am I?

As you could already tell that I got very inspired by my Global Migration Stories – subject, after having visited the Immigration Museum (http://museumvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/) yesterday, I feel even more fascinated by people constantly moving around. Admittedly, it would have been … Continue reading

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Where is HOME?

I was sitting at Parliament Station waiting for the train to get home and started to take the fact more seriously of me leaving Melbourne. Heaps. It’s almost midnight over here and I came across with an online post by … Continue reading

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My little bucket list – 5 things to do before I… leave Melbourne:

Time is ticking and now I have just realised and accepted the fact that we are all getting older and so I started thinking about things to do before I leave this young city with its vividness. The list is … Continue reading

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The State Library of Victoria

Now it’s time for the last countdown of final exams! Hurray! There is no better place to study than the State Library of Victoria, a place of knowledge. It’s amazing what effect the atmosphere in here has on your learning … Continue reading

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Just keep moving.

As everyone else, I am flat out with uni work. My last essay about my family history and the story about my Mum migrating from Asia to Europe was such a pleasure to write. It was fascinating how much she … Continue reading

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Internship at Spectrum Migration Resource Centre

Studying Global Migration and doing an internship at a migration centre seemed to be a very good combination. It’s been the third week as an intern at Spectrum now and I reckon it’s time to give you a little insight. … Continue reading

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Not so fast, I can’t keep up!

Long time no hear. Time flies by so fast. In fact, time is running away from me! My latest updates: After 10 days of adventurous egg-hunting in New Zealand with random, zero-priced sleeping facilities (airport, Hilton Hotel – the latter … Continue reading

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I’m a Swermanese?!

My core subject is Global Migration Stories with two 1h-lectures and one 1h-tutorial per week. It’s great to be able to choose subjects and create your personal timetable; however, it’s complicated and you have to make sure that a) they … Continue reading

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