Tag: UWC

UWC Locked: Mostar

“It is much better than how it sounds”. Bengi feels lucky for being locked in UWC Mostar with friends, in a bigger building than her house. “Here, I’m empowered to organize things both in-person and online. I am trying to be proactive and inclusive and this place is still showing me new ways to do so.”

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UWCM in Times of Corona

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

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Extroverts, Pipe Down by Sigrid Sköldberg

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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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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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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Somewhere Over the Moat

We are not the only one: exploring the insights of the Mandril, many parallelisms were seen between life and idealism in the free culture zone and at UWC.

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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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