Our Partners

UWC Dilijan has close links with a number of organisations in its ecosystem and is delighted to have an opportunity to work with them for the common good locally and globally.

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Anano Mgebrishvili
  • Stories of Alumni

Anano who came to UWC Dilijan visit her younger brother Gurami (UWCD’24) shared her reflections on the opportunities afforded to her by the family of Sergey Sarkisov and Rousudan Makhashvili, who supported Anano’s scholarship as well as scholarships of other Georgian students since 2014. Please watch the video.

Dobrov & Family Group
  • Stories of Supporters

Mr. Andrey Dobrov and his family are generously supporting scholarships for students in UWC Dilijan starting from this academic year. In June, Mr. Dobrov visited our campus for the first time to get to know the school and learn about the UWC educational model. This led to Mr. Dobrov and his family establishing a special scholarship programme. We welcome Mr. Dobrov and his family to the UWCD community and are honoured to have them among our donors.

Jazlynn India-Rose Aspin
  • Stories of Alumni

Upon graduation this May, Jazzy (Belgium, UWCD’22) set off on her gap year journey. Reflecting on her experiences so far, she said: “After graduating, I travelled back home to Malaysia where I started to open myself to work opportunities that would help me make and save enough money for the beginning of my gap year.

Anna Afeyan
  • Stories of Supporters

Recently, the Founding Patron of UWC Dilijan Anna Afeyan visited the campus for the first time after the pandemic. "It was exciting to see the school again… I met with students, of course, many times before but I missed them. They are the heart of the school," said Anna Afeyan. 

Katya Guryeva
  • Stories of Alumni

Our alumna Katya Guryeva (Russia, UWCD’17) recently graduated from University College London (UCL) with First Class Honours with a BA in European Social and Political Studies, specialising in Urban Planning with Danish and Spanish.

Dr Grant Pogosyan
  • Stories of Supporters

A UWC Dilijan supporter Dr Grant Pogosyan, a member of the Founding Board and the Honorary Member of the Board of UWC Dilijan, Professor Emeritus at International Christian University in Tokyo, former Ambassador of Armenia to Japan, was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star by the Government of Japan at a ceremony in May.

 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.