Since its inception as Travel Studies in the early 1990s, WIC’s International Studies program has sent more than 1,000 travelers abroad to learn without limits and make the world a better place. Past destinations of the program include: Belize, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands, England, Egypt, France, India, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Romania, Samoa, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, USA, and Vietnam.
Certificate of International Studies
This distinguished certificate of completion was created to honour the intellectual, emotional and physical engagement of our students in international service learning, and is given each year to our qualified graduates. Participation in a minimum of two international service learning experiences, completion of related coursework, and study of a second language at the formally recognized 30 level during your time at WIC will make you eligible for the Certificate of International Studies.
In 2019, more than 130 WIC students will set out to be brave and explore outside of their comfort zones in:
- Japan (two groups)
- Tanzania (two groups)
In 2018, more than 125 WIC students set out to make the world a better place in:
- Japan (Grade 9)
See a review of the 2018 trips by clicking here.
See a review of the 2017 trips by clicking here.