Special Message from Désirée McGraw

Special Message from Désirée McGraw

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I have asked you to join me this afternoon because you are indeed dear students, friends as well as colleagues and collaborators in our ongoing commitment to a glorious future for our beloved Pearson College UWC. As you know, at the...

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Pearson Students Rock Victoria’s Climate Action Event

Pearson Students Rock Victoria’s Climate Action Event

This year’s 21 September UWC Day theme -- Climate of Change – aligned with the worldwide FridaysForFuture in cities around the world on 20 September. At Pearson College UWC, our students joined with people of all backgrounds and beliefs from across Vancouver Island at...

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Pearson from the A-I-R perspective

Pearson from the A-I-R perspective

Reading Time: 4 minutes At the end of July we were thrilled to welcome Norbert Jaeger (YR 3/1978, Germany) back home to Pearson College UWC, as the 9th Alumnus-in-Residence program participant.

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Welcome (back) new (and returning) Pearsonites!

Welcome (back) new (and returning) Pearsonites!

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Pearson campus is first and foremost a two-year, pre-university school for up to 200 students from up to 160 countries. But it is much more than just a school. It is also a work place, a gathering place for the local community, a place filled with memories and of reunions and home to an entire community made up of students and on-campus residents and their families.

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Getting started with SPELL

Getting started with SPELL

Reading Time: 2 minutes What exactly are the SPELLers doing? While the first-year students gather together in the Marine Science building classroom to practice their English and useful conversation techniques, the second-year students, all former SPELL students themselves, have time to work on their Extended Essays. In the afternoon, activities are organized by the second-year students and usually consist of lots of fun, trips and outdoor activities. It’s a full language immersion, with lots of supports.

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