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African Alumni and Students Reach Across the Decades

African Alumni and Students Reach Across the Decades

​ By Benoît Charlebois, Alumni and Community Engagement Director  It all began during an informal conversation, late in November, between old Pearson College UWC friends and classmates from Africa, wondering how they could possibly help current African students at the...

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If You Missed “GVU 2,” Here’s the Place to Catch Up

If You Missed “GVU 2,” Here’s the Place to Catch Up

With alumni participants spanning every decade of Pearson’s existence, as well as parents and family members of current years 46 and 47 students and some of those very students, last Friday’s second-ever Global Village Update (GVU 2) virtual forums were hits. “Well...

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2020 – The Light Amongst Darkness

2020 – The Light Amongst Darkness

As we approach the Winter Break at the end of this tumultuous year, I wanted to share some thoughts and reflections with the Pearson College UWC community. Firstly, it is important to acknowledge that despite the literal darkness of an encroaching Winter Solstice, and...

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Marine Science: Hands-on Learning

Marine Science: Hands-on Learning

MARINE SCIENCE: HANDS-ON LEARNINGStudents who have opted for Marine Science get to experience hands-on the unique regional biosphere near our campus. During a recent trip to the mudflats, faculty member Laura Verhegge, took her second-year students across Pedder Bay...

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A Most Unusual & Unprecedented Winter Break

A Most Unusual & Unprecedented Winter Break

STOP THE PRESSES! By Benoît Charlebois, Alumni & Community Engagement Director How would you like to put a smile on a Year 46 or 47 student’s face during this up-coming holiday season which promises to be a historic one as all students will spend their entire...

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Our Commitment to Reconciliation

Our Commitment to Reconciliation

“Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific and United World Colleges (Canada) acknowledges that its community lives, learns and works on the unceded territory of the Sc’ianew First Nation. The Sc’ianew people, although a distinct and independent nation, are part of a...

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