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  • Zain Mousselli

    My name is Zain (he/him) and I am 18 years old. Originally from Damascus, I now study at UWC East Africa in Tanzania. I am a big cat person, tea drinker and food lover. I also love travelling, hanging out with my friends and binge watching tv shows. I love economics but also biology so a bit confused about my future :) many hugs <3 P.S: This photo is from my trip with my friends to Za...

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  • Hanan Jannoud

    United World Colleges make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future”. When I first read about UWC and knew about its 18 colleges around the world, I didn’t realise that I’d soon be packing and heading east to one fascinating Asian city.  Being part of the UWC movement and moving to study abroad in Hong Kong changed my who...

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  • Rabie Abo Taha

    Rabie graduated from UWC Dilijan in May 2019.

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  • Engy Jarrouj

    Engy was selected to attend UWC Mostar in 2019.

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  • UWC Syrian Alumna Farah Haddad fights for Syria's Children

    Farah Al Haddad ‘13 has been tapped as a founding member of an international Education Crisis Committee, a group of youths who will lead the call of young people around the world for a robust and urgent response to education crises, starting with the one million Syrian refugee children.

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  • Rindala - "Mémoires à venir"

    Rindala Pereverzev participated in a round-table on the findings of a survey “Mémoires à venir” (Future Memories) conducted by the Fondation pour l’innovation politique and the Fondation pour la Mémoirede la Shoah.      

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  • Give a Rose for Syria

    To provide a deeper insight into the matter of the Syrian refugees, Diana, Syria, UWCD’17, initiated the “Give a Rose for Syria” day, during which she handed out 80 roses and 4 different stories, told by people who come from four different provinces of Syria, signifying a prayer for Syria to overcome these terrible times that have numbed the Syrian population.

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  • Neveen Abu Elula

    Neveen was selected to attend Li Po Chun UWC (Hong Kong) in 2013.

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  • Miryam Naddaf

    Miryam was selected to attend UWC Atlantic College in 2013.

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  • Sarah Salloum

    Sarah was selected to attend UWC Maastricht in 2013.

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  • Khaled Khalili

    Khaled was selected to attend UWC Costa Rica in 2012.

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  • Abdul Rahman Alloush

    Abdul Rahman was selected to attend UWC-USA in 2012.

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  • Layth Youssif

    Layth Youssif was selected to attend Pearson College (UWC Canada) in 2011.

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  • Grace Makhoul

    Grace was selected to attend UWC in 2012. This short interview was conducted when Grace was a student at Pearson College (UWC in Canada).

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  • Abd al Rahman al Assad

    Abd al Rahman was selected to attend UWC in 2011. This short interview was conducted when Abd al Rahman was a first year student at UWC Maastricht, in the Netherlands.

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  • Farah Haddad

    Farah was selected to attend UWC in 2011. This short interview was conducted when Farah was a first year at UWC-USA.

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  • Rindala Pereversev

    Rindala is from Damascus and was awarded a scholarship to attend UWC Maastricht in 2010

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  • South China Morning Post interviews Neveen Abu Elula

    An article was published on November 3rd, 2013 in South China Morning Post about Neveen Abu Elula. Neveen, an 18 year-old Palestinian refugee in Syria, was one of the students chosen earlier this year to attend Li Po Chun (UWC Hong Kong) school by the Syrian National Committee.

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  • Reflections of UWC Syria Students 2011 

    Rindala Pereverzev, Abd al Rahman al Assad and Farah Haddad share their exprience in UWC.

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  • Layth Yousif's Creative art project

    In honor of Lester B. Pearson, the Canadian prime minister after which Pearson College (UWC Canada) was named, Layth Yousif decided to work on a creative art project. Leo, as he's called by his friends, managed to do a portrait of Pearson using over 1,000 Rubik cubes! Read the full article here.

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  • Abdul Rahman Al-Assad TedEx Lecture

    Abd al Rahman Al-Assad, second-year Syrian student at UWC Maastricht, held a TedEx lecture titled "Education Beyond Classrooms". The lecture focused on the importance of education outside schools and the role of education in building tomorrow's world.      

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