I was listening to an episode of People Fixing the World on the BBC today and learned for the first time about The Student Refugee Program. Turns out that, since 1978, it has supplied placements for refugees to come to Canada and study in universities across the country. It’s primarily funded by students as a small surcharge built into the tuition fees, so it’s not contingent on governmental budgets and therefore passing trends in attitudes about immigration.

Listening to the interviews with participants and the organisers made me proud to be Canadian…

More information at wusc.ca.