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: laura

Back in Canada

Wow!  Its hard to believe that ten weeks have come and gone, and I am back in Kelowna once more.  The reality is that I feel completely shell shocked being back.  To be sure, the reverse culture shock of coming back home is much more intense than the culture shock I experienced when I arrived…

Hello . . .

So, I am six weeks into my trip, and cannot believe how quickly the time has gone by!  It seems like just yesterday, we were house hunting in Tamale, and now I feel completely at home in my rented house at Snit Flats with my three roommates.  I cannot believe that just six weeks ago,…

A UBC student in International Relations to do a SWB internship in Ghana

My name is Laura Mandelbaum, and I was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before moving to Canada with my parents at the age of 11. Currently, I am in my fourth year of the International Relations program at UBC-Okanagan, and will have completed my undergraduate degree by 2008.