Geert Duyck & Inge De Lathauwer
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Geert Duyck and Inge De Lathauwer and their family established a scholarship for an Indonesian student to attend UWC Dilijan starting this September. It is the first such scholarship, which makes it very special.  They are strong believers in the power of education. Inge is a Founder of Sumba Hospitality Foundation, which aims “to end the circle of poverty and encourage young adults to dream big and empower them by education, training, and work experience” in the Sumba region of Indonesia.

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