A Liberating Legacy Choice

A Liberating Legacy Choice

Like many Pearson alumni, Mike Zryd’s (Year 7/1982, Canada-NS) time on the Pearson campus would never have been possible without a full scholarship. Now a Film Studies professor at York University in Toronto, Mike weaves his UWC perspective into his research and...
The Opportunity for Reconnection is as Real as Ever

The Opportunity for Reconnection is as Real as Ever

They laughed, they gathered in nooks across “campus” for private conversations, they danced and cooked together and stayed up too late reminiscing. Meg Pickard (YR 17/1992, United Kingdom) tells us the inspirational story of how a determined and creative group of...
30th Anniversary of UWC in Suzhou

30th Anniversary of UWC in Suzhou

Pearson College UWC’s relationship with Suzhou, China was strengthened in 1991 by Victoria donors, Fleming and Aileen McConnell. The McConnells had a long-time interest in China and both had studied in China and speak Mandarin. They were passionate about Chinese...