Interesting Opportunities

Field Studies Open House

Interested in doing a PACS field studies course? Not sure what a field studies is, but feeling intrigued by the idea? This upcoming Wednesday (February 6), the PACS department is holding a field studies “open house” to provide some more info about what is involved in doing this course. There will be coffee, tea, snacks and former field studies students there to answer all of your questions. Just drop by anytime between 2:30 and 4 in the upper atrium at Grebel!

Study Human Rights in South Africa

south africa flagConsidering the possibility of doing a study abroad program? Interested in human rights? Why not check out the International Human Rights Exchange in Johannesburg, South Africa. Find out some more details at their website! Scholarships are available for this exchange. The deadline to apply for the fall 2013 program is March 1, 2013.

Learn about leadership and conflict in Caux, Switzerland

The Caux Scholar Program is accepting applications to their 2013 program, taking place from June 26 to July 23 in Caux, Switzerland. This program invites students from around the world to take part in classes and conferences on topics of personal introspection, conflict transformation, transformational justice, and principled leadership. Take a look at their website for more details on the program and how to apply. Applications are due February 15.

An Alternative Home Opportunity…

House of FriendshipA representative from House of Friendship, a local organization, is seeking 1-2 students (preferably males) interested in living in an alternative home setting with a number of men who have moved out of the Charles Street Men’s Hostel. Interested individuals should be keen to live in the home for at least a one-year period and who are able to share their knowledge, support and most of all a positive attitude. Contact me at for more information.


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