Category: Featured

UWC Syndrome

“You should be so grateful for such an opportunity, you get to attend a UWC school!” “UWC will be two years of awesomeness and self-discovery.” “Think of it, no parents or family, in a strange country...girl..you’re going to vibe and have fun.” A month later, no one told me I would feel like this….no one told me about the UWC SYNDROME!

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Sea of Pure Alone and Feelings

We feel love, hate, and enumerated types of emotions, we are surrounded by people but what when we feel distant on a room full of noise and hearts?

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UWC, Education and Force

Whether you admit it or not, we’ve all felt (and feel) dumb the moment we walked out of our first class in UWC. And the reason you signed up for all those conferences knowing fully well you have no time is because you want to feel not dumb. Well so do I, nice to meet you. Do say hi when you see me.

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People, Nations, Cultures, and Social Media

“UWC uses education to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.”

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It’s All Mutual

“A world of responsibility hangs on the shoulders of the youth, the ‘changemakers’, while to old say ‘well, we’ve done our part’”

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Departures

“One of you always goes first, but it’s hard being left behind.”

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You Can Hit Rock Bottom Twice

Summer of 2014. A younger version of myself who possessed a burning passion towards cricket. A fundamental element of culture, bringing international recognition and national pride to Bangladesh. The people that brought us this recognition were worshipped. Cricketers were idolised.

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The Journey of a Full Circle

by Korpo Selay, United World College Maastricht 8 July, 2021 I. Infancy — Screams and cries are signs of life Joy accompanies the arrival of a baby There lies Mama's…

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Run

In Mexico, around 10 women are killed per day (INEGI, 2021). Protests and marches around the country happen multiple times a year. But, just when we think the government is going to take action and that people are more aware about the issue, another femicide happens, taking us back to where we started.

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Body Crazy

After noticing an unsettling trend on social media, I have come to the realization that the harmful unrealistic standards imposed on women’s bodies have not disappeared, but rather evolved.

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