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 Global Study Highlights Impact of UWC Education and Key Learnings For Schools Worldwide
  • News

Today, 1 July 2022, marks the publication of Educational Experiences and Outcomes at the United World Colleges (UWC): An Investigation of Impact by a team of scholars at Project Zero, a research centre at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The five-year long research project involved nearly 4,834 UWC students, nearly 6,894 alumni and, for comparison purposes, 1,830 students from 13 non-UWC schools. 

A trailblazer
  • Stories of Alumni

Manana Hakobyan, Armenia, UWCD’16, was among the first, very special, cohort of students who joined UWCD in 2014, when the school opened. We have been following their progress with special interest for obvious reasons – they are trailblazers, and Manana has lived up to our expectations by setting the bar for academic achievement and community services as a UWCD graduate of the first class.

Lord Ara Darzi
  • Stories of Supporters

Lord Darzi established a scholarship in honour of his mother Digranouhi Darzi. He is an academic surgeon and holds the Paul Hamlyn Chair of Surgery at Imperial College London, specialising in the field of minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, having pioneered many new techniques and technologies. Lord Darzi is co-director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation and the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre at Imperial College London.

Congratulations to Violetta Karpenko, the 2022 Alumni in Action Awardee!
  • Stories of Alumni

At a ceremony on 12 April Violetta Karpenko (Ukraine, UWCD’17) was acknowledged for her extraordinary commitment as a volunteer to the UWC National Committee of Ukraine. She has been in charge of communications as part of the UWC organisation in Ukraine and put her efforts into running the selection and managing the process in these very challenging for Ukraine times.

Geert Duyck & Inge De Lathauwer
  • Stories of Supporters

Geert Duyck and Inge De Lathauwer and their family established a scholarship for an Indonesian student to attend UWC Dilijan starting this September.

Values for life: James Achuli and his UWCD experience
  • Stories of Alumni

James Achuli (Uganda, UWCD'21), our alumnus, is currently a student at the University of British Columbia, Canada, double majoring in International Relations and Political Science. He is not only the first person to attend a university in his family, but also a soon-to-be-published author. 
 

Carol Bagdasarian - Aslanian
  • Stories of Supporters

Ms. Carol Bagdasarian Aslanian, President and Founder of Aslanian Market Research, has just finished her term as a member of the UWCD Board of Governors. 

Nieves Mantecon
  • Stories of Supporters

Nieves Mantecon is one of two alumni parents who made significant contributions to UWCD over the holiday season.

Aleksandra Szczęsny (Ola) UWCD’18 reflects on her experience at UWCD
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  • Stories of Alumni

Aleksandra Szczęsny (Ola) UWCD’18, who is currently a student  at Connecticut College, USA, reflects on her experience at UWCD and how it “brought the whole world closer”. Ola also shares how becoming a young mother changed her priorities making her life richer and more fulfilled. When the pandemic hit, she joined a fundraising effort with the other Polish alumni of UWCD to help their college buy antigen tests. (In the picture: Ola with her daughter Amelia.)

Alexander Svetakov &  Ksenia Sharoeva
  • Stories of Supporters

We are grateful to Mr. Alexander Svetakov & Ms. Ksenia Sharoeva and their Svet Foundation for joining our community of supporters and friends this year. 

Story of Jeremy Chan (Hong Kong, UWCD'18)
  • Stories of Alumni

Jeremy Chan is our third generation alumnus from Hong Kong. After UWCD, Jeremy first took a gap year with Global Citizen Year in order to take a break and reflect on his two years in Armenia. Currently he is at Davidson College in North Carolina. For his third year of university, Jeremy is studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science as an Economics major and Latin American Studies minor.

A coding camp for students in Ethiopia: By Ibsa (Ethiopia, UWCD'22)
  • Stories of Students

Ibsa, our second-year student from Ethiopia, has finished working on a coding boot camp for high school students that was organised under his Tech01 Society. Read his story about this exciting initiative that opened up the world of coding for more than 30 students!