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: Samantha Lacourse

Anaesthetic of Familiarity vs. Wonder of Existence

With only a few days left of my internship in Malawi, I can’t seem to shake this sensation that I am in limbo. Knowing that my time in Africa and this year of being vagabond is ending, my mind has already begun to shift back to Canada. Once again, the feeling of being unsettled revisits…

“Life is for the Living”

  I think a lot about all the time I spent before I left speculating and trying to imagine what it would be like living in Malawi and working at a refugee camp. I can definitely say now that I had no idea what I was getting myself into. It has been an amazing experience…

Still Talking About Travelling

  Since I was a kid, whenever an adult would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, the answer would always change. I went through my phases of wanting to be a singer, an actress, a veterinarian, a marine biologist, and anything a little girl could dream of being. Nevertheless, when…