David is our DP1 student from Italy. David is one of the organisers of Fridays for Future - a youth-led global climate strike movement that started in August 2018. Together with other activists David organised six global strikes, bringing millions of people onto the streets of even the remotest places of Earth. In September a climate strike took place at UWC Dilijan.
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Our alumnus Emilio Rosas Gutierrez (Mexico, UWCD'21) was awarded the Woodruff Scholarship from Emory University in Atlanta, USA, where he plans to major in art history or linguistics. During his two years in Dilijan, Emilio founded the mindfulness club at school, served on the Student and Community Councils and Sustainability Committee and was a facilitator for Dilijan Community Center’s art workshops with children.
Our Alumna Anahit Avagyan (Armenia, UWCD’20) is studying computer science at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Anahit shared her perspective on the cultural differences at UWCD and how it has shaped her for the future.
Our alumna Elina Sargsyan (Armenia, UWCD’20) is currently studying at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, majoring in Psychology and Dance. Elina speaks about her journey and impact of UWC Dilijan as she moved across the globe to continue her education and pursue her passion.
Having managed to keep the campus in operation safely during the pandemic and students in face-to-face classes, UWC Dilijan reached the end of the academic year with a cohort of 117 graduates from 60 countries and 318 offers from international universities.
DiliMUN is the first Model United Nations organized in Armenia by students of UWC Dilijan.Our aim is to bring bright minds from different backgrounds together, inspire young people to aspire for greatness, shine light on global issues as well as work on new opportunities and innovative approaches to solve the problems of our world.
Read the story of our recent graduate Maria (Mexico, UWCD’20) who is pursuing a double degree in Neuroscience and Psychology with a possible minor in Music at Lake Forest College, spoke about her academic as well as daily experiences in UWCD and how it has helped in her studies.
Dr. Vartan - a leader, educator, scholar, humanitarian and a great friend of the UWC Dilijan community died on Thursday, 15 April, in Manhattan.
We are very grateful to Alexia Bertrand and Amand-Benoît D'Hondt for their generous gift towards the Tom Catena Scholarship for a student from South Sudan to study at UWCD.