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: Trista

Thoughts from Plane ride home- end of placement!

As I sit on the plane back to Toronto I am finding myself in disbelief that our month in Botswana has actually come to an end. This past month cannot be summed up or put into a few short words but if I were to choose some- educational, eye-opener, learning experience, challenging, cultural experience, incredible,…

Botswana- Mid Placement Post May 5/08

We have finally completed our week of orientation here in Gaborone (local slang=Gabs). I have already learned so much in our short time here. One huge realization I have come to here- which I am sure you will hear me talk about upon my return to Canada- is the fact that many of us in…

Become a Global Citizen

Hello! My name is Trista Richardson and I am a third year Child, Youth and Family major at the University of Guelph. My hope is to one day work with children as a speech-language pathologist or family therapist. Currently I enjoy spending my spare time tutoring at a local school and volunteering in my community.…