Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, recently confirmed viceregal patronage to Pearson College UWC.read more
The next step for the National Committee of Canada volunteers is to review, select and nominate about Canadian 50 students to attend UWC schools in 2019.read more
There are few more effective and joyful ways of building kinship and understanding than breaking bread with strangers in a warm, supportive atmosphere.read more
Recently, a student made a very powerful statement: “I strongly believe that in this world we need people who act, and we need dreamers, but above all we need dreamers who act. I consider Pearson to be a great path to follow through on that belief.” Let me...read more
Do you remember Abbey Christ-Rowling, one of our host family volunteer members? And that’s absolutely not all she is: This extraordinary young woman made her dream of going to a UWC come true last January. We recently chatted with her about her first year at UWC Waterford Kamhlaba.read more
As every year, CAS Week 2018 saw our students engaged in a variety of adventures, service projects or honing their creative skills. While the campus was fairly quiet with all of the students and most faculty gone, students were taking part in 24 different CAS Week activities across Vancouver Island, The Gulf Islands and Vancouver.read more
Every year, the arrival of Autumn in the northern hemisphere and a new academic year, brings a sparkle in the air and the excitement of new beginnings.
Here, on Pedder Bay and the traditional territory of the Scia’new First Nation, it is a time of shorter days and cooler weather. The impression that the days are shorter is heightened by the increase in activity ever since our students arrived on campus: the first time in eight years that we have had a full complement of 200 students!read more
Greetings and, to those of us in the Northern hemisphere, happy summer! I am pleased to share an update with you about our campus and community.
First of all, I am pleased to announce that, following her successful first year as Vice-President of Education and Programming, I have appointed Heather Gross, Deputy Head of College for Pearson College UWC, in addition to her responsibilities as Vice President, Education and Programming.
As Head of College, it is my responsibility to ensure that Pearson College is a respectful community and that all members of our community – students, staff, faculty and residents – understand and abide by all related policies, notably our Respectful Community Policy, Non-Discrimination and Accommodation Policy, Gender Diversity Policy and Sexual Misconduct – Sexual Violence Policy.read more