The real benefit of UCC's World Affairs Conference is in providing students with university-level-style sessions where world-leading experts speak on topics that inspire, engage and challenge. — Gregory McDonald, Staff Adviser to WAC
Hot topics, deep discussions
The World Affairs Conference (WAC) is Canada’s oldest annual student-run current affairs conference.
Held annually at Upper Canada College and co-presented by students from UCC and girls' school Branksome Hall, the World Affairs Conference connects more than 1,000 students, with a common interest in current affairs, from across North America.
The conference theme in 2020 was World Gone WAC.Programs included discussions on climate change, immigration, satirical society and technology and innovation in schools.