Category: Opinion

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The Flying Dutchman1 week

A Welcome Letter

A welcome letter to whom it may correspond

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The Flying Dutchman2 months

Reflections on “The International Award”

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

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The Flying Dutchman4 months

Mandril Political and Cultural Centre

Free space for creative expression, counter-cultural place of resistance in Maastricht.

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The Flying Dutchman4 months

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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The Flying Dutchman6 months

“Deeper Purpose”: Lessons for a High-Flying Dutchman

The answer to this ‘how’, I’d wager, can be found in his driving sense of purpose. Yes, ‘purpose’. An innocuous word, I know. Just two simple syllables. Yet right now, by which I mean today, aujourd’hui, hoy, vandaag, there is no single more important word in the English language.

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Ivy Tirok9 months

Applicant Number 13276

His plan was simple: get admitted, learn, earn.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Dr. Victoria Mora, President Of UWC Armand Hammer, on Cheese and Liberty

On April 9th, 2018, Dr. Victoria Mora, President of UWC Armand Hammer, wrote an article published on LinkedIn called "Cheese and Liberty".

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Jeppe Damberg1 year

UWCs Must Not Neglect Socioeconomic Diversity

Do we neglect to focus on economic diversity? The vagueness of UWC Strategy 2018 and Beyond concerning this topic suggests so.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

UWC is Killing STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics do not seem to have a place in the brand of Kurt Hahn. At least not the way they are being interpreted and implemented now.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

The Davis Scholar Program – A Brain Drain?

We must acknowledge the fact that thanks to the Davis Scholar Programme, UWC has become a direct feeder into the US college system. Indirectly, Davis creates a brain drain from the rest of the world.