World University Service of Canada

World University Service of Canada

August 18, 2011 12:41 ET

Refugee Students Begin New Life in Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2011) - This month, 72 refugee students will be touching down in Canada to begin a new life and start a promising future.

From August 16th - 30thth, students from the Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya, the Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi, and Iraqi refugees from Syria will arrive to attend school. Over 50 universities and colleges across Canada have helped sponsor them through WUSC's Student Refugee Program.

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