Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” depicts the journey out of the cave in order to come face to face with our ignorance.
Pendejo/a: (noun) Shameless or despicable person. S. coward, stupid, motherfucker.
From January 27th to February 1st of this year, sixteen UWC Maastricht students had the privilege to attend one of the largest Model United Nations conferences in the world. “The Hague Model United Nations” took place in The Hague, Netherlands for some five full days. Attendance numbered up to 3500 participants from all over the world, including UWC South East Asia (Dover Campus).
In hopes that this letter will be a starting point of a wider, bottom-up conversation about the importance of community, collaboration, transparency and integrity.
We live in an era in which our information is all saved, stored and spread digitally. The slightest breach could break way to major upheavals of our personal data and secret lives. Our generation has grown blind to our online presence and image, and must begin to consider the privacy and security of our data from prying individuals and powerful corporations.
Having spent part of his childhood on the streets of the Philippines, Kesz Valdez talks the Flying Dutchman through his life-changing experience, his organization C3, winning the Children’s Peace Prize, and his life at UWC.
Li Po Chun UWC's planned Belt and Road Centre allies the college with the Chinese Communist Party. The issue will be discussed at the UWC International's Board and Council meetings at the end of October in UWC Dilijan Armenia.
With the European project at a crossroads, UWC students in Europe will have a role to play in the upcoming election of the European Parliament.
For one person their time at UWC Maastricht might be about achieving or delivering academic excellence and for another it might mean participating in every activity possible and spending time getting to know as many people as they can. Is either aim less important? Are we to judge? Can you do both?
On April 9th, 2018, Dr. Victoria Mora, President of UWC Armand Hammer, wrote an article published on LinkedIn called "Cheese and Liberty".