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Vincent Vilaca completed his Bachelor of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University in Honours Political Science with a Business Management Option. While at Laurier, Vincent focused his studies on the areas of global political economy, economic inequality and sustainable energy policy.

As an undergraduate student, Vincent was an executive member of a student run mental health organization, Bridging the Gap. As a member of the events team, Vincent coordinated events on campus designed to promote positive mental health within the Laurier student community.

Vincent worked for the Department of National Defence at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa for several summers. At the Canadian Forces Housing Agency, Vincent was involved in the management of 1600 residential housing units occupied by members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families. In this role Vincent learned about the policies and procedures used by the Canadian Federal Government. During his employment he developed his project management skills while leading several community improvement projects.
While studying at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Vincent intends to develop his knowledge of geo-political issues and research interests by combining his current understanding with a policy oriented perspective.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Laurier Graduate Fellowship, 2018
  • President’s Gold Scholarship, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2014
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with a Business Management Option

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