Latest Stories

Reunions this summer: A 20 & a 30-Year Reunion

In August 2019, we will be welcoming back alumni from around the world for their 20 and 30-Year Reunion! Arriving first, from August 4-8, will be years 23, 24, 25 and 26 for their 20-Year reunion. Then from August 11-15, years 14, 15, 16, and 17 are invited to come...

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Building Community on Two Continents – Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes Leading up to Black History Month, we shine a light on Lama Mugabo (YR2/1977, Rwanda), who has been active on social justice and poverty alleviation issues in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) for decades and has worked to build meaningful bridges between his Rwandan homeland and Canada.

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Wall of Fame, Wall of Hope

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are many unsung heroes working in their own ways across campus to enhance and honour the student and alumni experiences here at Pearson College UWC and one of them is Academic Services Assistant & Student Records Coordinator Donna Grunder.

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Local Partnership has broad impact

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Victoria Foundation has been a generous partner of Pearson College UWC for more than 40 years supporting scholarships, renovation projects and One World 2019.

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President’s Corner

President’s Update – October 2018

Reading Time: 11 minutes 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!

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President’s Update – July 2018

Reading Time: 10 minutes 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.

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