Who We Are

Our Vision

WUSC is working to create a world where all young people can grow up in safe, secure and supportive environments, where they can learn, work and play a vital role in their country’s development. WUSC works - with partners - to strengthen education systems, expand employment opportunities, and improve lives.

About World University Service of Canada

WUSC – World University Service of Canada – is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged youth around the world.

Learn more about WUSC's 2013-2018 Strategic Framework.

For a brief overview of what WUSC is all about, please download our brochure.*

*Disponible en Español

Board of Directors

WUSC’s volunteer Board of Directors is a mix of scholars, students, WUSC alumni, CEOs and prominent figures representing government, the international and educational community across Canada and overseas.

Nominations to the Board of Directors

Call for nominations to the WUSC Board of Directors coming soon. 


Our members are people who contribute their time and energy to WUSC because they share our belief in the power of education to change the world. Our membership categories include:

Our members have a say on WUSC’s governance. As voting delegates during our Annual Assembly, they help frame our agenda and our priorities, elect our Board of Directors and can be nominated to serve as Board members.

Our Staff

WUSC has dedicated staff in Canada and overseas. Our head office is located in Ottawa, Ontario with field offices in Africa, Asia and Latin America.