Campus Club Spotlight: WUSC
(October 3, 2014)
“The Student Refugee Program’s goal is to provide education for refugees and an environment for Canadian students to “gain skills and build leadership qualities… which in turn enriches and develops the communities they’re living in, so there is a huge benefit on that side of things,” Jessica Brown, WUSC club president said. “It provides a really unique training program for university students to develop skills they maybe couldn’t elsewhere.”
– Jessica Brown, current student at the University of Saskatchewan and co-chair of WUSC U of S
Find the rest of our Club Spotlight Article here.
A Retroactive Post: “From refugee in Dadaab to engineering student in Canada”
(February 18, 2014)
“Education opens many closed doors,” says Mohamed Maalim, 25, a bespectacled young Somali academic hero, a former student of Hagadera Secondary School who is remembered by many Dadaab residents for his sterling performance in the KCSE examination in 2011.”
– M Square, current student at the University of Saskatchewan and future student at the University of Regina
Find M Square’s incredible story here.
When Humanity Speaks for Itself WUSC Will Stand Tall and Proud
“As a former beneficiary of the SRP, I would attest to the fact that when humanity speaks for itself, WUSC will stand tall and proud of its service to humanity and the subsequent empowerment of young people from different refugee camps around the world.”
– Nathaniel Athian Deng, former sponsored student from the University of Saskatchewan and recent grad from the University of Regina
Find Nathaniel’s inspiring article, published with World University Service of Canada, here.