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: Julia Sullivan

Goodbye Vietnam

It is now the end of my three month placement as a Program and Communications Assistant at WUSC’s Vietnam office in Hanoi.  The main project I ended up helping with was evaluating local organizations’ funding proposals for one of the Canadian government’s aid programs. I found it really interesting because even though I had more…

Life in Vietnam

I’ve been in Vietnam for some time and I am now able to bargain, eat with chopsticks and cross the street relatively successfully. I had read up on Vietnam and talked to people who had been here before I left, but here are some things that surprised me when I came: –  Clothing: I was…

Hello!

My name is Julia Sullivan and I am from St. John’s, Newfoundland. I love being outdoors and trying new things. I am a fifth year student finishing up an Honours B.Sc. with Specialization in Psychology at the University of Ottawa. I decided to volunteer abroad because I want to learn about a completely different culture…