Image source: Washington Post

Since the age of 2, Ayan Abdi lived in the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya. Her days were spent in the Dadaab refugee camp, where she taught biology to other students. The Student Refugee Program scholarship she was offered changed her life, allowing her to pursue an otherwise unattainable education. After a lengthy process to attain the scholarship, she was accepted to continue her education in Canada. Read her full story from the Washington Post at the link below. 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/world/2017/08/25/for-5000-somali-refugees-a-canadian-college-scholarship-was-the-only-way-out/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.bc7c3ead218c

TRUSU will be hosting a referendum to ask students if they want to invest in the WUSC SRP on November 21 -23, 2018.

Click here for more information about the referendum. 

Are you interested in helping bring the SRP to TRU? 

 

For information, contact:

Sierra Rae
Vice President Equity
250.828.5289
s.rae@trusu.ca
 Dylan Robinson
Equity Coordinator
250.828.5289
equity@trusu.ca

 

About the Equity Committee

The TRUSU Equity Committee is a group of eight elected and appointed students who work to raise awareness about the systemic oppression of marginalized groups in society, and to challenge that oppression on campus.