Category: Culture

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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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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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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A Welcome Letter

A welcome letter to whom it may correspond

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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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Reflections on “The International Award”

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

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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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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.

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How Many Goodbyes Left?

With the constant weight of goodbyes, we would believe that the process of saying goodbye becomes much easier. However, with each goodbye we bid, it touches a different part of us like how every person we encounter affects us in various ways.

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Us, Draining Brains

We should show our attachment and love to our country by acknowledging our departure and doing what is within our reach and beyond in order to soften the impact of our physical distance from home.

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