Category: Culture

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The Flying Dutchman2 weeks

UWCM in times of Corona

Facing a pandemic in the midst of our last moments in UWCM.

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The Flying Dutchman4 weeks

Extroverts, Pipe Down

Do you feel that UWC is exclusive? Do we respect only one type of change-maker? A perspective on the dynamics of the UWCM community, to reflect on the interplay of different personalities.

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The Flying Dutchman4 weeks

UWC education in politics: between idealism and realistic change

Lia Quartapelle, member of the Italian Parliament in the Foreign and European Affairs Commission and UWC AC Alumna, helps us reflecting on the implications of being changemakers, especially when young and in politics. Lia was interviewed as she concluded a meeting with the Parliamentary committee of inquiry for the death of Giulio Regeni, Italian researcher and UWC USA Alumnus tortured and killed in Egypt in 2016. #truthforgiulioregeni

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The Flying Dutchman1 month

What is The “IO” and Why Should We Care

In the centre of Berlin, not far from Friedrichstraße Station, one can find a golden plaque stating “UWC International.” During a project week in Berlin, a delegation of UWC Maastricht students had the opportunity to visit the recently opened UWC International Office (UWC IO) in the German capital city.

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The Flying Dutchman2 months

Life is Only 700,000 Hours Long

In a busy world with endless things to do, it's imperative to search for a greater purpose that fulfills us. To find it, we should take a look at where do we currently invest our time.

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The Flying Dutchman7 months

A Welcome Letter

A welcome letter to whom it may correspond

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The Flying Dutchman7 months

Stehind: a Worldwide Project

“Stehind - stories behind the news - is a platform aimed at sharing authentic human experiences, in the belief that these have the power of shaping world societies to be more understandable and empathetic.” 

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The Flying Dutchman8 months

Reflections on “The International Award”

My first year’s toughest experience, and one of its best

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The Flying Dutchman10 months

Report on Absences Policy

As one of the most discussed issues this year comes to an end, a recapitulation is done to track down the collaboration between Staff and Students to solve this issue

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The Flying Dutchman10 months

So It Goes

It is time for us to move on from all those things we do not like about our school, time for us to think and reflect upon the thought of what we want this place to be like for the years to come.