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.
News & Events
Zac Merida is a graduating student from the Philippines who holds the distinction of being the first Filipino ever to attend UWC Dilijan. Read about how zac describes his experience at UWCD.
As part of the Americas' Regional Evening that took place last week, Thomas Baxter, UWCD second-year student from Canada, reached out to Perry Bellegarde, the National Chief of the Canadian Assembly of First Nations, and organised a Zoom discussion about the Canadian Indigenous. Here is what Thomas says about this experience.
Read an article by our second year student Rachel Huang (Taiwan, UWCD'21) on environmental Focus Day at UWCD.
Abdur-Raheem Idowu, our Norwegian-Nigerian DP2 student, is a "Dare to Dream" scholar supported by Shelby Davis. Raheem told us about his life-long interests, new hobbies and plans for the future.
Shohruz (UWCD'21) is our student from Tajikistan, whose scholarship to UWCD is supported by Shelby Davis. Over the summer Shohruz with a group of friends created a school back home - they managed to find a venue, get support and taught unprivileged children from the village.
To find out more about this year's Project Weeks, read this article written by our first-year student Elena (Malta, UWCD'22)
Armen, our second-year Armenian-Canadian student, participated in this year’s Project Week as a leader for the greenhouse project. Coming from a background of sustainable farming, Armen strives to facilitate the greenhouse’s development alongside his co-years.
Chadi is an 18-year-old student from Rabat, the Moroccan Capital. He left his home and family for the first time to spend two years at UWC Dilijan to get the education he always dreamed of.