UIC Barcelona, deeply touched by the need of those affected by the Syrian Civil War (2011-present), has organised a work camp in cooperation with the Gausac Cultural Association for Women (hereinafter, Gausac) in efforts to help people affected by the war and subsequent migration.
From 3 to 11 December 2016, a group of female Health Sciences students and lecturers travelled to Lebanon to offer aid to people with severe disabilities.
Following this experience the project continues to grow and is offering new volunteer opportunities that fit your academic schedule. As a result, another group of university students is expected to travel to the region in summer 2017 to carry out a volunteer project.
According to data from 2016, the Republic of Lebanon plays host to 1.1 million Syrian refugees. In other words, one out of every five people in the country is a refugee.
Gausac is a university association that was created to promote culture and enhance the education of university students from Sant Cugat. Since 2013 it has had an agreement with the University by which the University Students for Solidarity Service helps organise the work camp and other comprehensive training activities.
To aid refugees in the Republic of Lebanon who have been affected by the Syrian Civil War.
To understand the current situation in the Middle East and raise social awareness.
To train work camp participants.
Key dates for the summer 2017 placement
Placement, from 16 to 31 July 2017
Information session at UIC Barcelona (form), at 2.30 p.m. in room A-15 on the Sant Cugat Campus.
15 March to 3 April
Registration period. All interested students must send their documentation to email@example.com.
Letter of motivation
Upon receipt of your application, you will be scheduled for an interview with the head of the organisation. Places are limited (20 places).
3 to 7 April
18 to 21 April
Communication of the decision
Saturday 22 April
Weekend of 1 and 2 July
Working groups for participants in the months leading up to the placement