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  • Refer a student to UWC

    Published 09/01/20, by Clara Cruz

    Do you know a young person who is fascinated by the world, and driven to make it better? Someone who is excited by learning, but also passionate about doing?

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  • Three reasons to take part in a UWC short course

    Published 25/02/19, by Clara Cruz

    How early in the year do you usually start planning for the holidays?

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  • Supporting girls who dare to dream big

    Published 13/02/19, by Clara Cruz

    While many teachers believe they treat boys and girls the same, the reality is often different. Years of preconceptions about what’s possible for the different genders, and what’s appropriate, colour the experience of many school students.

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  • What are UWC teachers learning in school?

    Published 24/01/19, by Clara Cruz

    Whether you’re in your first role as a teacher, or looking back on a long and varied career as an educator, it’s always good to discover different approaches or fresh experiences. You never stop developing your vision and practice.

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  • What's keeping you from starting your UWC adventure?

    Published 14/12/18, by Clara Cruz

    If I just wait a little bit longer, maybe my clouded thinking will become clear. Maybe the way ahead will become plain to see.

    Have you ever thought something like this when faced with a big decision?

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  • Our Gifts to the Globe: How UWC Alumni Are Changing Our World

    Published 13/12/18, by Clara Cruz

    It is better to give than to receive.

    Behind this well-known saying is a sentiment that many in the UWC community would support. UWC students receive an amazing, life-changing gift when they study at one of our 18 schools. But more importantly, they come away inspired to give back by striving to make our world a better place.

    Here are just a few of the incredible gifts UWC alumni are giving to our world through their work and influence... 

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  • 3 decisions that will help you change the world

    Published 12/10/18, by Clara Cruz

    You've probably read, watched or listened to dozens of stories about young people changing the world. And you've wondered: 'How can I do the same?'

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  • Five steps to a completed UWC application

    Published 05/10/18, by Clara Cruz

    The first step in committing to your future as a change-maker comes from making the decision to spend two years of your life studying at a UWC school. The second step is being offered a place. But you can't get there if you don't complete the application form.

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  • Boarding school: it isn't what you think

    Published 25/09/18, by Clara Cruz

    You wake up in a musty, dark dormitory. It's a bit cold, and you're surrounded by paintings and decor from hundreds of years ago. You've got another long day of studying ahead, in creaking classrooms, surrounded by people that look and sound just like you.

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  • How to have an impact on the world while you’re still studying

    Published 20/09/18, by Clara Cruz

    This is where it all starts.

    You're young. You're passionate. You're full of ideas. And you know it can be done.

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  • Parent’s Guide to the IB Diploma

    Published 18/09/18, by Clara Cruz

    Being a parent is full of choices. And it's time for another one.

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  • Tips for getting winning references for your UWC application

    Published 12/09/18, by Clara Cruz

    As you work your way through the application to join a UWC school or college, depending on the application process that you're following you may be asked to provide references from both an academic referee and a non-academic referee.

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