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July 2018

  • 7 Weeks of Giving: Final Stretch

    Published 31/07/18

    Double the impact of your donation to UWC!

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  • Remembering Lady Natasha Gourlay (1921 - 2018)

    Published 24/07/18

    By Keith Clark, former Executive Director of UWC International

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  • UWC Costa Rica: 7 Weeks of Giving

    Published 24/07/18

    Last, but not least: UWC Costa Rica is the final UWC college to be highlighted as part of the "7 Weeks of Giving" Campaign! Read below about the College's focus on community service, and how your gift can help. 

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  • Happy Birthday, Madiba!

    Published 18/07/18

    On 18 July 2018, we celebrated the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth.

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  • Writing the Refugee Experience: UWC Alum John Michael Koffi

    Published 10/07/18

    Originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, John Michael Koffi grew up in refugee camps in Malawi and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), forced to flee ethnic persecution along with his family. While living in the Mpaka refugee camp, John Michael met representatives from the nearby Waterford Kamhlaba UWC of Southern Africa and applied to the UWC movement. A highly engaged community member, John Michael was accepted at UWC Robert Bosch College in Germany, where he attended on a full scholarship from 2015-2017.

    In April 2018, John Michael published his first book, "Refuge-e: The Journey Much Desired" (synopsis below). In this interview, originally published in March 2018, John Michael reflects on his UWC experience, his inspiration for writing and his hopes for the future. 

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  • UWC Changshu China: 7 Weeks of Giving

    Published 03/07/18

    A message from UWC Changshu China, as part of the "7 Weeks of Giving" Campaign! Read on to learn about how this UWC college embraces the core of the UWC Educational Model - deliberate diversity - through its Foundation Year Programme. 

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