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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 :)

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 A year in the life of WUSC UofA Presentation Transcript

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