This is the story of the triumph of the UWC community coming together to help Seynabou Gorgui, our first-year student from Senegal.
News & Events
Ibsa, our second-year student from Ethiopia, has finished working on a coding boot camp for high school students that was organised under his Tech01 Society. Read his story about this exciting initiative that opened up the world of coding for more than 30 students!
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.
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)