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...read more
Reading Time: 5 minutes A growing awareness of and attention to supporting the mental health and wellness of UWC students worldwide, helped inspire the recent globe-encircling travels of Pearson College UWC Faculty member Libby Mason.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the ways the College reduces its environmental impact is by meticulously assessing and reducing food waste where possible.read more
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.read more
Reading Time: 5 minutes As the winter solstice rapidly approaches, here in the northern hemisphere the night sky appears darker while the myriad stars glitter more brightly than ever. Those...read more
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!read more
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.