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WOW is held each Fall. During this week there are a variety of travel, work abroad, service learning, internship, and exchange presentations. Faculties and organizations that offer these opportunities visit the UM campus to showcase the ways students can get involved in global activities and gain international experience.
W.O.W. 2016 takes place from October 31 - November 4, 2016
Looking to internationalize your resume? World W.I.S.E. Ambassador volunteers can customize their experience according to their own interests and goals, have the opportunity to attend workshops and visits to international centres and NGOs in Winnipeg, and will gain international work experience. Volunteers will merit a certificate and letter of recommendation at the end of the year.
Each year, two cash prizes are awarded to U of M students who have exceptional leadership skills, demonstrate good global citizenship, and participate in activities that help bridge the local and the global.
(Presented by the World W.I.S.E. Resource Centre and CPAR)
Through this 5-week service learning project, students will be introduced to Africa and community development work, and will be challenged to think critically about their place in the world while gaining skills working in a cross-cultural environment.
Students Without Borders (SWB) lets students select their own learning experience and offers them the opportunity to work in a developing country and apply theoretical concepts to real work, contributing in a tangible way to real developoment projects. Up to 5 challenging SWB internships with local organizations in Malawi, Peru, and Vietnam have been reserved for qualifying U of M students.
Students who have crossed cultures are invited to share their experiences through their photographs during our annual photo contest. Images are exhibited in the Gallery of Student Art and prizes are awarded to the winning photographers. View the winning entries and learn more about the Global Colours Photo Contest...
Find out about specific international opportunities at various information sessions throughout the year. Sessions highlight upcoming opportunities to work, intern, volunteer, and travel abroad.
Keep up to date on all things international (including internships, jobs, events, scholarships, exchange deadlines, and volunteer opportunities) through the World W.I.S.E. e-Newsletter. To sign up for the World W.I.S.E. e-Newsletter, email World_Wise@umanitoba.ca.