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.

Category Archive: SWB News

Gates gives $287m to HIV research

It is the Gates Foundation’s biggest ever investment in HIV and Aids. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $287m (£155m) in a bid to speed up the development of a vaccine for the HIV/Aids virus. The money is being split into 16 grants for science teams across the world – with the aim…

SWB Alumni will speak at the AGA in November

Chris Charles and Christa Austin in Botswana Students Without Borders alumni Chris Charles, who worked as an Environmental Educator at the Mokolodi Nature Reserve in Botswana and Christa Austin, who worked as a Career Development Officer in Sedibeng Botswana this spring, will be on hand at the WUSC Annual General Assembly in Ottawa November 11-12,…

Remarks by Stephen Lewis, UN Special Envoy for AIDS in Africa

to a High-Level Panel on UN Reform 16:00, 2 July 2006, Geneva There is a crying need for an international agency for women. Every stitch of evidence we have, right across the entire spectrum of gender inequality suggests the urgent need for a multilateral agency.