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: Brandy Robertson

Home-Bittersweet-Home

I arrived back on Canadian soil last Saturday, August 20. It’s the 26 today. I was told that reverse culture shock back in Canada would be much worse than the initial culture shock in Botswana. Let me tell you, everyone who told me that was completely right. I can’t really describe my emotions right now…

Almost Finished

This blog post is being written on my second last day in the WUSC-Botswana office. Tomorrow I will struggle to hold back the tears that are sure to creep up on me as I say goodbye to the people who have been not only my colleagues, but my friends, during my placement here as the…

Half Way

I am currently starting my 8th week with WUSC-Botswana and I have eight more to go. Placement Progress: Since my last post the process of getting the ISM students to Canada has been moving along nicely. They have now made decisions as to which university they wish to be placed in. We’ve acquired their official…

Settling In

What can I tell you all about my placement in Gabs so far? Well, I have been here for 3 full weeks, starting on my 4th. Let’s start with the placement – a.k.a. WORK: The WUSC staff here in Botswana are all fantastic. Ona, my supervisor, includes me in absolutely everything there is to do…

Brandy Robertson Biography

Welcome to Brandy’s Adventures in Botswana! In 2011-12, I will complete my final year of a 4-Year Bachelor of Arts Honours at Brandon University. My major area of study is English Literature and my minor area is Religion. I have been pursuing my degree part-time while working full-time as an Office Assistant at Brandon University.…