Category: The UWC Movement

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

We Can Have a Greater Impact

Though alumni are zealous defenders of UWC values, our Movement lacks coherency in its political ambitions. To achieve political impact, we must first acknowledge that our movement is, in fact, a political movement.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Former Senior UN Official Who Visited UWCs Faces Pedophilia Charges In Nepal

Peter Dalglish has spoken at multiple UWC events, such as UWCCongress, UWC Thailand's opening ceremony and UWCSEA's graduation in 2016. This has sparked concern among the colleges as well as the International Office. In response UWC International released a statement on April 10th.

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Elijah DeRoche1 year

UWC Mostar Removes Aung San Suu Kyi’s Name From Scholarship

UWC Mostar Removes Aung San Suu Kyi’s Name From Scholarship

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Jeppe Damberg1 year

Ian Khama: The Alumnus Who Ruled A Country And Then Quit

As a UWC alumni his leadership and integrity stands to be admired. 

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Economic Integrity in UWC Funding

In the macroeconomic context of our times, however, the economic integrity of the money that we receive as UWC from the Hoegh family appears controversial and raises several questions on what type of funding we should accept as a organization that aims to further a sustainable future.

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The Flying Dutchman1 year

Five UWCs Appoint New Heads But Questions Still Linger

it seems that the question of whether UWC neglects its own aim of “ensur[ing] increased diversity throughout the UWC governance structure” outlined in the new “UWC 2018 and Beyond” strategy under the action point “Govern” (Point 1.6 of section “C - Govern) still lingers.

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Elijah DeRoche1 year

Atlantic College’s Sea Safety Revolution

In the early 1960s, students at Atlantic College in Wales began mapping plans for a sleeker, safer and more efficient lifeboat. What resulted as a part of the curriculum’s maritime studies class was the first ever inflatable boat with a wooden hull.

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Jeppe Damberg1 year

From UWC to Investigative Journalism

A few weeks ago, UWC Alumni Šarūnas Černiauskas received an official state award by the Lithuanian President for promoting investigative journalism and fighting corruption in Lithuania. The Flying Dutchman reached out to Šarūnas to ask a couple of questions about his story from UWCUSA to investigative journalism.

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The Flying Dutchman2 years

UWCRCN Appoints New Rektor

UWCRCN has appointed a new Rektor. Gudmundur Hegner Jonsson will become the next Head of College, starting August 2018.

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The Flying Dutchman2 years

Our Leadership Lacks Diversity

A lack of diversity persists at the top of the United World College organization.