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"different than any other school in the world"

Jacqueline Tam - Alumnus   (Jan 24, 2018)
When I arrived at Pearson, I could feel just how different of a place it was than any other school in the world. First of all, being in a deliberately diverse community of 160 students representing around 80 countries alongside faculty and staff from all over the world inherently pushes you out of your comfort zone in a beautifully unifying way. We lived in houses of 40 with each room consisting of 4 students from different countries. This is one of the most key aspects of UWC– living with ...
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"A mini United Nations"

Lorraine Pundyk - Parent   (Jan 31, 2018)
My daughter Kristen is having an amazing time at UWC-Adriatic and is making new friends from different countries.. The school offers the International baccalaureate and accepts students from all over the world. As such, it operates as a mini united nations where students are encouraged and inspired to reach their full academic potential, while at the same time maintaining a balanced life with exciting sporting endeavours and an outreach program of community service. Because it is an IB progra...
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An all-encompassing education

Thea Ryan - Alumnus   (Jan 30, 2018)
I attended Pearson College UWC and the most striking aspect of my education was how holistic and all-encompassing it was. Not only was I challenged academically, I was in a new environment with other motivated youth from around the world. I discovered interests that are still my passions today, such as ceramics and advocacy. I would change the academic program. The IB, while it was once cutting-edge, now feels like an obstacle to the real potential of a school like UWC. I think the school could...
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