WUSC Stories




The SRP gave me the opportunity to continue my studies - and my life.
My name is Reem. I am a mature student at York University, one of 73 lucky students sponsored by the WUSC Student Refugee Program this year, and one of 1400 students sponsored by WUSC since 1978. I...
Dec 16, 2014
Canadian volunteer programs are changing the world one life at a time
International Volunteer Day is a time to recognize and celebrate the tremendous contributions of our volunteers in Canada and around the world.  Every day, our Canadian volunteers are on the ground...
Dec 5, 2014
The CBIE/WUSC consortium administers the new phase of the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program
Ottawa, December 1, 2014: Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the renewal of the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP) for a new 5-year period today in Dakar, Senegal, during the 15th...
Dec 1, 2014
WUSC’s 2013-2014 Annual Report is now available
WUSC’s Annual Report for the 2013-2014 year is now available. It reports a year of important development results in WUSC’s priority focus areas of education, employment and empowerment for youth in...
Nov 27, 2014
Uniting against gender-based violence
  It is estimated that 1 in 3 women and girls globally face some form of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. When we allow gender-based violence to occur, it not only robs women of their...
Nov 25, 2014