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Pearson College UWC
650 Pearson College Drive
Victoria BC, V9C 4H7
P 250 391 2407 | Email
Pearson College UWC is incorporated by the official designation, Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific and United World Colleges (Canada) Inc. under the Canada Corporations Act. The College is also registered under the British Columbia Society Act as an extra-provincial society and is a registered charity under the Federal Income Tax Act. Pearson College UWC is one of 17 United World Colleges (UWCs) located throughout the world. Although affiliated with UWC, Pearson College UWC operates as an autonomous entity governed by our Board of Directors. The College also serves as the UWC National Committee for Canada, supervising and administering the activities of provincial student selection committees across the country. Our current Board of Directors.
Governance and By-Laws
The governance document outlines the Board’s mandate, as well as roles and responsibilities of Directors and Board Committees.
The By-Laws approved at the Annual General Meeting in October 2013 with subsequent revisions around membership approved at the Annual General Meeting in November 2014.
Nomination and Election Policy and Procedure
The Nomination and Election Policy and Procedure outlines how nominations and elections for the College Board take place. A Nominations Period is established annually by the Governance Committee. Nominations for election at the 2015 Annual General Meeting will be accepted between 1 May 2015 and 30 June 2015.
Read about the history of the College Board.
Strategic Plan 2017-2022
Today, Pearson College UWC faces a number of key strategic challenges including: attracting the most promising students, aging infrastructure, offering innovative curriculum and programming, addressing reduced public awareness, and ensuring financial stability. It must adapt to a changing world by coming to terms with these emerging challenges and having the courage to embrace new opportunities. Read the complete plan here.