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World Affairs Conference

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.
— Alvin Jugoon, 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 thousands of students across the world with a common interest in current affairs.

The conference theme in 2023 will be Hybrid Thinking.

Visit to learn more about this year's program and speakers.

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