Events

01/23/2015 - 03:00 - 01/24/2015 - 03:00

WUSC’s landmark event will take place this year in Montreal as we partner up once again with CECI (the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation) to give you the Great Development Debates....

Oct 1, 2014
12/01/2014 - 11:30 - 12/02/2014 - 02:30

Did you know there are 35 million people living with HIV? Over 70% of people living with the virus are in sub-suharan Africa. (2013 UNAIDS and WHO statistics)

On World AIDS Day, people...

Dec 1, 2014
10/18/2014 - 03:00 - 10/22/2014 - 03:00

It is our pleasure to invite you to the annual conference for International Volunteering Cooperation Organisations (IVCO), from October 19th to 22...

Jul 15, 2014
10/13/2014 - 03:00 - 10/25/2014 - 15:00

Youth leaders in entrepreneurship International Seminar 

Are you a youth leader?

Have you launched/are launching your own social enterprise?

Do you believe in social change...

May 15, 2014
10/04/2014 - 03:00 - 10/05/2014 - 02:00

Ensuring refugees can continue their education is a WUSC priority. That is why we are joining in the Ride for Refuge...

Aug 29, 2014
08/22/2014 - 15:00 - 08/24/2014 - 15:00

Uniterra Leadership Meeting is THE training event of the year that Local Committee members don’t want to miss!

Join 74 students from across the country to sharpen your leadership skills!...

May 22, 2014
06/20/2014 - 03:00 - 06/21/2014 - 03:00

In 2013, 33.3 million people, more people than ever recorded before, were displaced by armed conflict, violence and human rights violations, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring...

Jun 16, 2014
05/11/2014 - 03:00 - 05/12/2014 - 03:00

Mothers. They provide strength, support and love to their families. They help build communities, businesses and countries. They are also one the most disadvantaged groups in the world. Hundreds of...

May 9, 2014
04/04/2014 - 03:00 - 04/05/2014 - 02:30

April 4th marks Refugee Rights Day in Canada and WUSC is Proud to Protect Refugees...

Apr 3, 2014
03/08/2014 - 03:00 - 03/09/2014 - 04:00

This International Women’s Day (March 8), organize your own special Shine a Light event to raise...

Feb 26, 2014
02/09/2014 - 15:00 - 02/15/2014 - 15:00

This Valentine’s Day, WUSC Local Committees across Canada are spreading some WUSC love with Fair Trade flare. You too can plan a “Be my Fair Trade Valentine” activity or hold a Fair Trade event in...

Feb 5, 2014
02/03/2014 - 03:00 - 03/09/2014 - 04:00

2014-2015 theme: “Youth Voices in Development”

This year’s theme speaks for itself! Youth are increasingly raising their voices to help shape the development of their countries and...

Aug 12, 2013
02/02/2014 - 03:00 - 02/09/2014 - 02:00

Many universities and colleges hold week-long events, info-fairs, speaker series and movie nights to "explore how Canadians are making a difference around the world" during...

Jan 22, 2014
12/01/2013 - 03:00 - 12/02/2013 - 03:00

On World AIDS Day, people around the globe unite and honour the lives of those who have passed away from this epidemic. December 1st is a day to stand in solidarity with those living with HIV and...

Nov 26, 2013
11/25/2013 - 03:00 - 12/10/2013 - 03:00

WUSC will be participating in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence – a global campaign aimed at the elimination of all forms of violence...

Nov 25, 2013
11/01/2013 - 15:00 - 11/03/2013 - 15:00

WUSC is pleased to launch this year's National Research Seminar (NRS). Inaugurated by John Ralston Saul in 2003, the National Research Seminar provides a platform for emerging scholars to explore...

Apr 19, 2013
09/26/2013 - 20:00 - 22:00

You are invited to an informal reception


...

Sep 18, 2013
08/16/2013 - 15:00 - 08/18/2013 - 15:00

Leadership Meeting 2013 is THE training event of the year that Local Committee members don’t want to miss. Join other students from across the country to receive specialized training on how to be...

May 24, 2013
06/20/2013 - 03:00

In 2012 alone, 28.8 million people, more people than ever recorded before, were displaced by armed conflict, violence and human rights violations, according to the Internal Displacement Monitoring...

Jun 17, 2013
04/18/2013 - 03:00

Join World University Service of Canada as we celebrate our new girls’ education program in Kenya with a panel discussion entitled “Stepping up to the Challenge: Education for Refugee...

Apr 5, 2013
04/04/2013 - 03:00 - 04/05/2013 - 02:00

April 4th is Refugee Rights Day!

WUSC is the only organization in the world that combines resettlement with post-secondary education. This Refugee Rights Day (...

Apr 3, 2013
03/08/2013 - 03:00 - 03/09/2013 - 03:00

Information for International Women's Day 2013 will be up soon, so stay tuned!...

Mar 6, 2012
03/04/2013 - 03:00 - 03/09/2013 - 02:00

This International Women’s Day, organize your own special SHINE A LIGHT event to raise awareness on the obstacles refugee girls...

Mar 4, 2013
02/14/2013 - 03:00 - 02/15/2013 - 02:45

Want to show your love in a Fair Trade way? This year, be "My Fair Valentine"!

This Valentine’s Day, we challenge our WUSC...

Jan 24, 2013
02/14/2013 - 03:00

No plans for Valentine’s Day? Why not share some love through Bike for AIDS!

...
Feb 6, 2013
01/12/2013 - 20:00 - 22:00

With alumni and participants from Local Committees, volunteers and WUSC staff

Saturday, January 12, 2013

5:00–7:00 PM

BEDFORD ACADEMY

 

PLEASE RSVP TO...

Jan 8, 2013
12/05/2012 - 03:00

TO YOU…

  • Uniterra volunteers, who did one single or multiple mandates
  • Students Without BordersTM
  • Leave for Change® volunteers
  • International Seminar participants...
Dec 5, 2012
12/01/2012 - 03:00

We can help eradicate HIV and AIDS in our lifetime. Through WUSC and the Uniterra program, there...

Nov 30, 2012
11/25/2012 - 03:00 - 12/10/2012 - 03:00

Sunday, November 25th, 2012 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the...

Nov 25, 2012
11/01/2012 - 03:00 - 11/03/2012 - 03:00

WUSC is pleased to launch this year's National Research Seminar and to celebrate its first decade. Inaugurated by John Ralston Saul in 2003, the National Research Seminar explores a particular...

May 4, 2012
10/14/2012 - 03:00 - 10/17/2012 - 03:00

An invitation from Cuso International:

 

It is our pleasure to formally invite you to attend this year’s annual...

Aug 13, 2012
09/29/2012 - 20:00 - 22:00

WUSC is pleased to invite you and a guest to a reception for friends and alumni of WUSC

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2012

DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY CLUB

5:00–7:00 PM

...
Sep 25, 2012
09/28/2012 - 20:00 - 09/29/2012 - 21:00

The Bishop’s/Champlain Refugee-Student Sponsorship Project is pleased to invite all its former and current members to attend a celebration of 20 years of refugee sponsorship on our...

Jul 30, 2012
09/15/2012 - 19:30 - 21:30

Journeys of Survival, Resilience and Belonging

Award-winning documentarian and journalist, Debi Goodwin will speak at Carleton University about her book, Citizens of Nowhere: From...

Sep 6, 2012
09/15/2012 - 03:00 - 10/15/2012 - 03:00

Bike, sweat and raise money for the ...

Aug 15, 2012
08/17/2012 - 11:00 - 08/19/2012 - 18:00

The WUSC-Uniterra Youth and Community Engagement team invites you to its 2012 Uniterra Leadership Meeting that will take place from August 17th to 19th, 2012. The meeting will be held in Ottawa-...

Jul 6, 2012
08/17/2012 - 11:00 - 08/19/2012 - 15:00

Interested in getting involved in new and exciting WUSC opportunities post-campus?

Were you a past Local Committee member or Sponsored Student on your campus? Are you a...

Jul 24, 2012
08/01/2012 - 14:30 - 16:00

WUSC invites you to this lunch & learn with former Uniterra volunteer Melissa Godwaldt will be...

Jul 19, 2012
06/22/2012 - 20:30 - 22:30

Chris Eaton, Executive Director of WUSC, is pleased to invite you and a guest to a reception for friends and alumni of WUSC

FRIDAY, JUNE 22,...

Jun 7, 2012
06/21/2012 - 20:30 - 22:30

Chris Eaton, Executive Director of WUSC, is pleased to invite you and a guest to a reception for friends and alumni of WUSC

THURSDAY, JUNE 21,...

Jun 7, 2012
05/25/2012 - 20:30

Memorial May 25th, 2012, at 17 h 30 at WUSC, 1404 Scott Street, Ottawa

Our dear friend and colleague Daun Kennedy passed away on April 18, 2012 at the age of 65...

Apr 30, 2012
04/28/2012 - 03:00

The Vancouver Island University Local Committee is hosting a Harambee gala event in support of the Student Refguee Program!

The event will be held on Saturday, April 28th at 6:00pm at ...

Apr 17, 2012
04/20/2012 - 03:00

The Canadian Global Campaign for Education (CGCE) is celebrating Global Action Week on Early Childhood Education. The event will take place April...

Apr 18, 2012
04/19/2012 - 03:00 - 04/22/2012 - 03:00

WUSC and the Uniterra program will be participating in this event

...

Jan 12, 2012
03/17/2012 - 21:30 - 03/18/2012 - 03:30

This event is in French.

 

Dans le cadre des 15 ans de l’Entraide universitaire mondiale du Canada (EUMC) sur le campus de l’Université Laval (EUMC-Laval), le comité local...

Mar 14, 2012
03/11/2012 - 15:00 - 17:00

Nipissing's annual International Food Festival is happening Sunday, March 11th from 11-2pm at The Wall. Come out and enjoy delicious food from around the world, be sure to arrive early as the food...

Mar 9, 2012
02/28/2012 - 03:00 - 02/29/2012 - 03:00

This is a bilingual event

Registration for the annual Canadian Global Campaign for Education (CGCE) Learning Forum “On the Brink of 2015: A Shift in Focus from...

Feb 10, 2012
02/24/2012 - 03:00 - 02/26/2012 - 03:00

Visit us at the Uniterra program booth in the Volunteer Village! In addition to finding volunteer opportunities or to get information on international volunteering, Canada’s largest adventure show...

Jan 16, 2012
02/05/2012 - 03:00 - 02/11/2012 - 03:00

International Development Week (IDW) is celebrated each year in Canada during the first full week of February. It provides a unique opportunity to learn more about Canada's role in international...

Dec 14, 2011
01/30/2012 - 03:00 - 02/10/2012 - 03:00

Gender equality training weeks is an annual WUSC event:  two weeks of workshops, presentations, resource sharing, and skills building designed to build capacity in gender equality for WUSC staff...

Jan 17, 2012
01/26/2012 - 14:00 - 17:00

Dates: Thursday, January 26, 2012
Time: 11:00-2:00 pm
Place: Science Wing Meeting Place - UofT Scarborough Campus

Jan 13, 2012
01/24/2012 - 03:00 - 03/04/2012 - 03:00

Every year, WUSC Local Committee students across Canada ignite change by bringing together local experts...

Jan 12, 2012
01/23/2012 - 21:00 - 23:00

The Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs

Toronto...

Jan 12, 2012
01/21/2012 - 15:00 - 18:30

You are Invited to a WUSC Lunch in Toronto!

When:
Jan. 21st, 2012.
Lunch will be served from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
Afternoon...

Jan 13, 2012
01/13/2012 - 22:30 - 01/14/2012 - 01:30

How Can a Boy is a documentary film about Ottawa resident, Nimrod Andrew, who became a refugee at the age of ten at the hands of the Burmese military and who fought back, turning hardship...

Jan 3, 2012
01/13/2012 - 03:00 - 12/26/2012 - 03:00

Regional Meeting – Toronto (January 12-13th)

Over 15 WUSC Local Committees across Southern Ontario will gather at the University of Toronto- Trinity College for two days of training,...

Dec 18, 2012
12/05/2011 - 12:00 - 20:00

Fair and Panel Discussion

Monday 5 December 2011 - 09:00 / Monday 5 December 2011 - 17:00

 

Fair at UCU

9 am to 3 pm.

On December 5, 2011,...

Dec 2, 2011
12/01/2011 - 03:00 - 12/02/2011 - 03:00

Since the first World AIDS Day on December 1st 1988, there have been many achievements made in the field of HIV and AIDS, but much work still...

Nov 29, 2011
11/25/2011 - 03:00 - 12/10/2011 - 03:00

16 Days of Action against Violence Against Women

Nov 25, 2011
11/10/2011 - 21:00 - 11/12/2011 - 20:00

This year, World University Service of Canada (WUSC) will be launching its first annual International Forum in Ottawa from November 10-12.

...
Jul 7, 2011