Students Without Borders is a WUSC and CECI program that enables Canadian university and college students to participate in exciting, volunteer learning opportunities in South America, Africa, and Asia.

Author Archive: Andre Tokarczyk

Amazing Opportunity

Not only has this internship given me the amazing opportunity to spend time in an amazing country and to work with amazing people, it has also opened many doors for potential career paths. Through WUSC Iwas given the opportunity to travel around Vietnam with the Canadian consulate.I was given the responsibility of doing presentations on…

Settling In

Having started working with my partner organization, Hua Sua School for Disadvantaged youth I feel that I will be able to contribute to this great organization in a small yet positive way. Despite the fact that I am a short term intern and that finding placements for interns like myself can at times be difficult…

First Impressions

When I landed in Vietnam it was late at night, the 24 hour flight had been exhausting. The lack of sleep and jetlag did nothing to prepare me for the incoming sensory bombardment that is the Hanoi, Old Quarter. Getting up the next morning and meeting some of the other long term interns and having…

Destination Vietnam

Having completed my third year in Conflict Studies in Human Rights at the University of Ottawa I felt the need go beyond the classroom; to gain  real world experience that would allow me to explore my abilities and would contribute to an organization with a positive mandate. I felt I needed to apply to be…