A year in the life of WUSC UofA


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See what we have been up to this past year. Contact us if you are around next year and are interested in volunteering at ualberta@wusc.ca :)

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A year in the life of WUSC UofA

  1. 1. A year in the life of... <br />WUSC UofA<br />
  2. 2. Why WUSC?<br />
  3. 3. Socials<br />Summer Socials <br />October Banff Trip<br />Post SRP Gala Celebration <br />
  4. 4. Student Refugee Program<br />Fall Semester<br />Welcomed our SRP student<br />Open House at Main Campus<br /><ul><li>Presented a workshop on Education at Stand Up, Take Action!
  5. 5. Outdoor Bakesalewhich raised over $200 to cover SRP settling costs
  6. 6. Akol told his story of WUSC sponsorship at Red Cross Speaker Series
  7. 7. Akol was featured in the Gateway, our campus newspaper
  8. 8. Held an SRP training session for volunteers</li></li></ul><li>Student Refugee Program<br />Winter Semester<br />Refugee Rights Poetry Night<br />Student Refugee Program Gala<br /><ul><li>Presented three workshops at International Week
  9. 9. Open House at Campus St. Jean
  10. 10. Refugee Rights Day Celebration of drumming and film screening of ‘War Dance’</li></ul>Yoga For Change<br />
  11. 11. Gender Equality<br />Resilient Women <br />Screening of film Africa Rising<br />Her Challenge, Your Challenge Concert<br /> for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women <br />Sri Lanka Vocational Training Talk<br />
  12. 12. Sustainability<br /><ul><li>Participated and hosted a film screening at </li></ul>Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW) <br />
  13. 13. Bike for Aids<br /><ul><li>Raised $2500.00 to purchase five bike ambulances in Malawithrough CAP AIDS where $500 will provide a bicycle-ambulance, including costs for delivery and maintenance.</li></ul>Bike for Aids Bikeathon<br />Bike Ambulance<br />
  14. 14. International Experience<br /><ul><li>Ola went to Peru summer of 2009 to study water sanitation
  15. 15. Julia went to Nepal summer of 2010 to study forest management
  16. 16. Brent and Marina will go to Vietnam this summer to study youth in the workforce
  17. 17. Outreach about International Seminar programs with students at Experiential Learning Fair, The Places You’ll Go, and fundraising Bar Nights</li></ul>International Seminar Present and Past Participants<br />Julia’s Nepal Experience - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbFUhAhsCjg<br />
  18. 18. Fair Trade<br />-Handed out free fair trade hot chocolate, coffee, and tea every second Monday at Fair Trade Monday in the Tory Business Atrium to raise awareness of fair trade<br />-Reverse Trick or Treat on Halloween were we talked to 500 houses about fair trade!<br />-Sold fair trade shea butter products from women’s cooperatives in Burkina Faso at Just Christmas<br />Just Christmas<br />
  19. 19. Leadership & Training<br />-Sent Sepehr and Huiyi to SGS Leadership Summit to develop skills like financing, event planning, and networking for student groups <br />-Sent Adi to the Leadership Meeting to network, share skills and ideas with other representatives from different local committee leaders from across Canada<br />-Sent Julia to the Annual General Meeting (AGA) to meet other local committee leaders from across Canada and to learn about the work WUSC does abroad <br />AGA<br />Leadership Meeting<br />
  20. 20. Thank you for your dedication and hard work! This year would have not been possible without you!<br />
  21. 21. Ideas for next year?<br />WUSC Campaigns<br />Her Challenge, Your Challenge<br />Buy Into Change<br />Bike for Aids<br />Farm Radio International <br />Shine A Light<br />Symposia<br />Student Without Borders<br />2011 International Seminar<br />Student Refugee Program<br />International Local Committee Network<br />To find out more about WUSC campaigns go to www.wusc.ca<br />
  22. 22. Interested in becoming involved?Sign up for our newsletter at www.ualberta.ca/~wuscContact us at ualberta@wusc.ca<br />