By Grace Goudy (YR 49/2024, Canada-NL) On an auspicious Friday, the 13th of January, a group of high school students gathered on the theatrical stage and backstage. Dressed almost all in white, the stage actors spread crumpled-up pieces of paper across the hardwood...
Remembering: The Honourable Landon Mackenzie Pearson, O.C.
We warmly remember the life and legacy of Mrs. Landon Pearson who passed away in January at the age of 92. Landon, together with her family, is remembered as a champion of the United World College movement and of Pearson College UWC since even before we welcomed our...
Afro-Carib Regional Day – The Hottest Day in February!
By Grace Goudie (YR 49/2023, Canada-NL) (Editor’s Note: As student Grace Goudie reports, the Pearson tradition of celebrating cultures through student-driven Regional Days continues in a big way with food, football, stage performances, food, workshops and food! Yum!)...
Catching Up With Alejandro Marangoni
(With files from Jacqueline Terry-Carroll) How would you describe someone who is a writer/co-writer of more than 400 published refereed research articles, the author of 86 book chapters and 18 books, the holder of more than 40 patents and an Officer of the Order of...
Letter to the Metchosin Muse – Hosting Students
Editor's Note: Recently we received a lovely message from one of our host family volunteers, Lisa, telling us about the wonderful and enriching experience she had hosting students over winter break. And that is not even all the good news we received. Lisa went above...
Catching up with Alumni Relations
By Aileen Lee, Alumni Engagement Officer Pearson College UWC has always had incredible alumni willing and ready to contribute with their time and talent and the 2022-23 school year is no exception. Reflecting on the year so far, we wanted to share with all eNews...
Thoughts and Observations as We Approach Winter Break 2022/23
by Craig Davis, Head of College As we approach the Winter Break I wanted to share some thoughts and reflections with the Pearson College UWC community. Just this weekend as the children of...read more
Canadian Jason McBride Named Pearson College UWC’s Incoming President and Head
Pearson College UWC, Canada’s School for the World, located on the unceded territory of the Sc’ianew First Nation near Victoria, this week appointed Jason McBride as President and Head of College,...read more
UWC 60th anniversary celebrations
Hello All, I am writing from London, U.K. after having had the privilege of attending the United World College movement’s 60th anniversary celebrations at the very first UWC, Atlantic College in...read more