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United World Colleges: 50 Years of Journey

UNITED WORLD COLLEGES – 50YEARS OF JOURNEY Z661 412 2009 200 2012 1962 CUWC Atlantic College Pearson College UWC UWC South East Asia Pearson College UWC was named after Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former Prime Opened in 1971 by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, UWC South East Asia expanded in Founded in 1962, UWC Atlantic College was the founding college of the UWC movement. The college is located in the 12th century St Minister Lester B. Pearson. The first 100 the 1990s to inelude primary students as Donat' s Castle on the dramatic South Wales students arrived in September 1974. Since young as 4 and opened a new campus in 2008.The new East Campus was officially opened in December 2011. coastline, overlooking the Bristol Channel. then 200 students have attended each year on full scholarship. OWaterford Kamhlaba UWC OUWC-USA O UWC Adriatic Waterford Kamhlaba United World College UWC-USA was founded in 1982 by the late UWC Adriatie was founded in 1982 by the of Southern Africa is a pan-African institution Dr. Armand Hammer on the site of the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia with the historic Montezuma Castle near Las Vegas, New Mexico. UWC-USA is accredited by support of the Italian government. The fifth UwC college and the first outside an English-speaking country, it is 20km from Trieste in north-eastern Italy. with a global outlook. 80% of the students are from Africa. The age of students range from 11-20 which creates a particularly ISAS, IB and the State of New Mexico. It is an diverse community. NAIS member school. OLi Po Chun UWC of Hong Kong Red Cross Nordic UWC OUWC Mahindra College Li Po Chun UWC is situated in Hong Kong, one of the world' s most dynamic cities in UWC Mahindra College opened in September 1997 thanks to the generous UWC Red Cross Nordic was opened in 1995 on the beautiful shores of Flekke Fjord in the mountainous West of Norway. The college is situated alongside the Red Cross Haugland Rehabilitation Centre and works closely with the world. The college was established in 1992, and since that time it has grown in size financial support of the Indian business house of Mahindra and Mahindra. The college to 256 students from about 80 countries. occupies 175 acres of land in the Western this centre. Ghats. CUWC Costa Rica CUWC in Mostar CUWC Maastricht UWC Maastricht was founded in 2009 as the UwC Costa Rica evolved out of the pre- existing SOS International College Herman Gmeiner Costa Rica, a development of the SOS Children' s Villages association. There is a significant population of students with SOS backgrounds. UWC in Mostar opened its doors to students from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and merger of two existing international schools, abroad in 2006. UWC Mostar is the first UWC International School Maastricht, and the International Primary School Joppenhof. with an explicit aim to contribute to the reconstruction of a post-conflict society.

United World Colleges: 50 Years of Journey

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United World College celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. This image shows the history and location of the UWC.


Yukiko Murai


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