We are very grateful to Mr. Alexander Tynkovan who has established and generously supported the first-ever scholarship for Moldovan students in UWC Dilijan. Mr. Tynkovan’s tremendous generosity enables us to maintain ethnic diversity, the cornerstone of the UWC ethos, bringing people together to foster mutual understanding and peace.
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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.
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.
The Board of Governors of the UWC Dilijan is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Adam Armanski as Head of College and Director of DISA (Dilijan International School of Armenia) Foundation, effective 1 August 2023.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.