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: Zoé Kavanagh

Bovine and Shrub: Com, and trip it as ye go / On the light fantastick toe.

Suggested musical accompaniment! (*note: Ja-bu-la-ni –> Ga-bo-ro-ne) There are many things happening all at once in the world we live in. The woman is selling sweets at the tuck shop on the corner of the street; the pre-teen is being briefed on the HIV that is flowing through their body; the artist is finishing the…

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

(Suggested musical accompaniment!) Last night I was sitting in the backseat of a taxi; we were splashing through a washed-out road, the sun blazing on my right arm as I tilted myself to look out at the towering termite mound. I was on my way to the Gaborone Yacht Club—an interesting concept in Botswana, a…

Pre Departure

“When I decided to enter the University of Ottawa for studies in International Development and Globalization, I really did not know what to expect. Now, three years later, I’ve come to realize that studying with this program has (soon to be literally!) opened my eyes to a world far beyond what I had imagined to…