Ubuntu, Ngumuntu, Ngabantu ‘A person is a person through other people’

Acha Patandjila, is a Congolese national privileged to study Media Communications in Canada at Humber College. She heard about the Student Refugee Program (SRP) from a friend. She applied and was admitted at Humber College to pursue her dreams. Acha shares her academic journey and life in Canada so far. Life in Canada for me […]

Blessed To Bless Others

I would say God blesses people to enable them bless others. My life is a product of such cyclic good fortunes. I am Dhieu Mayom Deng, former refugee from Uganda who currently lives in Toronto as a permanent resident. I left my country of origin, South Sudan in 2015 due to the 2013 civil war […]

In pursuit of Purpose

A Project Associate with Precision Agriculture for Development, Simon Rubangakene has always had a knack for research and the Postgraduate program he got, prepared him for just that. Started in 2009 targeting the Northern/Eastern/Karamoja regions of Uganda that was affected by LRAinsurgency and refugees, the UK Master’sProgramme has supported over 100Students to pursue Masters’ degree […]

The Value of a Master’s Degree Scholarship

“A decade of war can wipe out an entire generation of Socially and Economically able citizens.,”Anonymous. This quote is almost true for Northern Uganda that was torn apart by the LRA insurgency. Even 14 years after it ended, the effects of the war remain with the millions that were internally displaced and only returned to […]