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'Every land has its own special rhythm and unless a traveler takes the time to learn the rhythm, he or she will remain an outsider there always.' Juliette de Bairch Levy
Global Transitions Program
Applications for the 2013 study period are still being accepted!
The Global Transitions program offers students an opportunity to enhance their university experience - by volunteering in Ghana. Interested in seeing the world and becoming a true global citizen? This could be the program for you! Participants of the GT Program will have the opportunity to spend 3 months in Ghana (located in West Africa), learning through volunteering, and receiving University credit.
View our Global Transitions Brochure.
Cost of the program
The cost of the Global Transitions program is approximately $4,900 (subject to the cost of airfare). Please note that this does not include Brock tuition fees, meals and local transportations or expenses such as a Ghanaian volunteer permit, passport fees and vaccinations.
Included in this cost:
- Round trip flight to Ghana
- 24/7 in-country coordinator support
- Pre-departure workshop
- Airport reception
- WUSC volunteer coordination fee
- Welcome reception and dinner in Ghana
- Seven day in-country cultural orientation
- Placement consultation and preparation
- Health and safety/managing culture shock
- Getting around town/market and bargaining
- History, religion and current events
- Cultural do's and don'ts
- Local lifestyle; food, music, social life
- Day trip excursion to Kakum National Park and Elmina Castle
All participants will receive the Brock Student Mobility Award, valued at $500. You can also apply for additional Brock bursaries.
How to Apply
If you are coming directly from high school, please complete the Incoming Student Application.
If you are currently a Brock student and you would like to apply, please complete the Returning Student Application.
Applications are due no later than March 29th, 2013. Please submit your application in person or via mail, by this deadline. Applications are to be sent to:
International Services & Programs Abroad
International Center (Room 210)
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
P: (905) 688-5550 ext. 3163 or 4785
F: (905) 688-2074