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Coach’s Corner…With Pearson’s Own Jake Nixon

Reading Time: 3 minutes Our very own Jake Nixon, Maintenance Technician by day, is Victoria Cougars Assistant Coach and his team just scored the silver medal in the 42-club B.C. junior B circuit. Find out more about Jake and his passion for hockey and Pearson College UWC.

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Pearson Voices at Global Women Deliver Conference

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pearson College UWC will have a strong presence and, more importantly, strong voices at this June’s Women Deliver global conference in Vancouver thanks to the school and President and Head of College Désirée McGraw’s commitment to a programmatic theme of Women’s Empowerment from March 2019 to March 2020.

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Swordplay during Project Week

Reading Time: 4 minutes Swordplay may not be most people’s first memory of Project Week – the annual springtime week in which Pearson College UWC students are asked to create and experience mentally and/or physically challenging self-directed adventures – but it’s not exactly out there either.

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Celebrating our Sustainer’s Society

Reading Time: 3 minutes The College’s Sustainer’s Society members play a special supporting role, making sure that we can count on their contributions year after year. This Society is made up of more than 600 donors who have pledged to give on a regular monthly, quarterly, or annual basis.

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Making Friends and Influencing People

Building bridges with the communities and regions that host UWC schools and colleges across the globe is a vital and ongoing way of helping people understand the impact of the local educational institution, the global mission of the United World Colleges Movement and...

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UWC Global Educators Gather at Pearson

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pearson College UWC — Canada’s only United World College – was honoured to host more than 70 education leaders from around the world at last month’s biannual meeting of UWC Heads, International Board, College and School Board Chairs and representatives of National Committees.

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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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