Look how far we’ve come! – blog by Tessy

Just like any entrepreneur, looking back on what has been achieved since we first sat down and decided to make this work, I cannot help but be impressed and a little bit in shock. Professors Without Borders started off with three people, Caroline, Majeks and myself who decided that we wanted to make the great more »

“My Student Experience” – Sierra Leone

In July 2017 we conducted a summer school at Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Here is a testimonial written by one of our star students, Mucktarr Raschid, who is now interning and doing research for Professors Without Borders.

Top 10 Tips for Applying for Scholarships

Applying for scholarships can sometimes be stressful and confusing. But have no fear, we’ve got you covered! Here is a list of our top 10 tips for applying for scholarships.  

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Our Model UN Simulation

After visiting the chimpanzee sanctuary, the professors have been relaxing, enjoying the great local cuisine, and exploring the nightlife in Freetown – between classes that is. They have been resting for the main event for the next two days and that is the Model UN simulation. After day 1 of the simulation, Joanne shared the more »

Teaching styles and outcomes

Our students have learned a lot, but so have our professors. Their time in Sierra Leone has been rewarding, tiring, and enlightening despite all the scheduling conflicts and pouring rain. Yesterday was the end of the structured classes, and the professors are starting to run a Model United Nations Simulation today. Workshops in open air more »

Our students teaching us too!

At PROWIBO we are very passionate about our teaching style. We don’t believe in lecturing for the sake of lecturing. We want learning to be an interactive experience between the professor and the students. With that in mind, it is always good to hear that students are responding to our style of teaching, and are more »

How to teach in challenging conditions

The second week in Freetown started off rainy. More rain than most of us could ever imagine. Yanoh woke up to a gloomy Monday, saying that “one of the biggest challenges is getting out of bed when it’s gloomy and raining and just the perfect temperature in the blankets!” We could certainly all relate to more »

Cultural acclimatization in Freetown

We are about to kick off our second week in Freetown! It’s been an incredible experience for our lecturers, who have had time to reflect on their first week, their relationships with the students, and the town.  Keep reading for some of their amazing experiences, and drool-worthy photos! The weekend started early in Sierra Leone more »