On this page you will find updates on the latest College events as well as recordings of past events. For more info on alumni-led events, see below.
Upcoming College Events
Please note that any session might be recorded and its content subsequently published on Pearson College UWC’s website or social media channels.
Currently there are no upcoming Pearson College UWC events planned. Stay tuned.
Past College Events
26 Jan 2022
Global Village Update | 6
In this sixth edition of our online series, Global Village Update, the New Executive Director of the UWC National Committee of Canada, Lyndsay Sprado, gave us an overview us all about the committee’s mandate to recruit dozens of Canadian youth to take part in the UWC lifelong experience. Tyrone Pile (VP) and Craig Davis (Head of College) shared upates about the campus and Pearson’s newly refreshed Strategic Vision; second-year student Yahya informed us what it is like to be part a student rep in the College Assembly; alum and faculty member Lucas Olscamp told us about his re-imagined vision for One World 2022; we heard from Ed Bourcier from the Pearson Alumni Association and lastly from Nosa Ero-Brown and her involvment in Pearson’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Working Committee.
18 Nov 2021
YE,TOST: New House Names Honouring the Land
Together with the Sc’ianew First Nation leaders, we celebrated and honoured the gift of new SENĆOŦEN language names and artwork for our student houses! Join us in this step towards Reconciliation at Pearson College UWC.
21 Oct 2021
23 Sept 2021
Global Affairs Speaker Series
Pathways to a less-ghastly future
In this session Alumnus Corey Bradshaw (Year 14/1989, Canada-BC), Matthew Flinders Professor of Global Ecology at the Flinders University, shared “Pathways to a less-ghastly future”.
09 Jun 2021
Global Village Update | 4
Challenge and resilience. Two words that very much summarize life on campus over the past months. Craig Davis, Head of College, shared his insights on the unprecedented year we just had and provided a preview of things to come. Owen Teo (Year 15/1990, Canada-BC), new Pearson Board Director, joined us as the emcee for this event.
28 Mar 2021
Conversations with African Alumni
# 2 in the series of conversations with African Alumni: Several African alumni joining a Zoom conversation with current students to offer support and provide advice to navigate campus life and prepare for life after Pearson.
05 Mar 2021
Global Village Update 3
This third GVU session focused on our Head Craig Davis’ top interest and priority, namely Place-Based Education and the dynamic, on-going Curriculum Development at Pearson, but we also heard from staff, students, alumni and friends who are contributing not only to the intense PC Campus Life, but also the rich and diverse ‘Life after Pearson’ scene around the world.
12 Dec 2020
Conversations with African Alumni
Several African alumni have joined together and propose having a Zoom conversation with current students to answer many of your questions and provide advice as you navigate campus life and prepare for life after Pearson.
Check out some photos of the event.
11 Dec 2020
Global Village Update 2
The second edition of the Global Village Update zoom conferences saw a total of 107 enthusiastic PCers participate. The focus of this session was Pearson’s newly approved Reconciliation Action Plan.