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Help Syrian refugees find hope through education
Donate today to help young refugees build a brighter future in Canada. ►  Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed the unfolding of the worst humanitarian crisis the world has seen in decades. In...
Sep 4, 2015
Problematizing Education for Refugees at CIES 2017
By: Tom Tunney, Senior Advisor, University, College and Cégep Programming There is no one-size-fits-all approach to providing quality education - particularly in fragile contexts. This is the...
Apr 27, 2017
International volunteering: Canadians are making the choice
April 23-29 is National Volunteer Week, a time to celebrate the generosity of volunteers and the many contributions they are making to improve the quality of life in communities across Canada. Canada...
Apr 24, 2017
Reflections on Youth and Agriculture in Tanzania
The proud son of farmers in rural Tanzania, Stivin grew up gaining an in-depth understanding of the obstacles and opportunities rural farmers and producers often face in his country. Inspired by his...
Apr 19, 2017
5 Things That Make Our Student Refugee Program Unique
1) We combine refugee resettlement with opportunities for higher education. While most other initiatives around the world offer refugee youth temporary solutions through special student visas, WUSC’s...
Apr 10, 2017
Volunteering in Jamaica: Helping local partners build capacity in communications
By: Lais Viera, WUSC Volunteer, Jamaica Volunteering in Jamaica has been a truly gratifying, wonderful experience. As a sovereign island nation, Jamaica has so much more to offer than just gorgeous...
Apr 5, 2017