People of RCN2018-10-25T09:15:50+00:00

People of RCN

Nikhita Winkler (RCN ’09 – ’11)

Experience, exposure to the world, and education My career is being a dance professional, but dance is also my passion and, I strongly believe, my purpose in life. In Namibia, a very young country with a small population size of slightly over 2.4 million people, being a professional dancer is not easily understood or accepted as a possible career field. This is why I saw an opportunity to become [...]

May 9th, 2018|

The New College Signpost

The College's signpost – first planted on the grass between the Admin and Andresen Buildings in 2003 with arrows pointing to cities across the world - has over the years taken on a real significance at RCN as both a visual reminder to us all of the world beyond and also destinations our graduates head towards. Photographed with snow on it and caught in summer sunshine, we use it [...]

April 30th, 2018|

Máret Ingá Länsman

“Finally, we can feel proud to be indigenous”: An interview with RCN visitor Máret Ingá Länsman This week, I was deeply heartened to welcome to the College Máret Ingá Länsman, a Sámi language and culture teacher currently undertaking a Master’s in Teacher Education at the Sámi University College up north in Guovdageaidnu, Norway. Ingá comes from a large reindeer herding family in Njuorggán, a town of two hundred some [...]

April 23rd, 2018|

Marianne Andresen

Marianne Andresen has been a longstanding supporter of UWC Red Cross Nordic (and UWC Norge and UWC internationally) - and has been a lionhearted champion of our College for over twenty years. Generation after generation of RCN students have benefited from her thoughtful contributions and gentle suggestions to the development of the College. Marianne has contributed in very many ways - including donations towards classrooms, the Silent House, the [...]

April 6th, 2018|

Amanda Aarnio (RCN ’15-’17)

As I am writing this I’m in Cape Town, South Africa, one of eleven ports as part of our voyage around the globe. I am travelling with Semester at Sea, a school programme that in short could be described as an American-based floating university. Together with 500 other students, mostly American but also some international, we are studying while at sea and are free to explore the countries while [...]

March 25th, 2018|

Danish RCN alumni giving back

On Saturday 3rd March, a delegation consisting of RCN management team and Board members was invited to Gefion Gymnasium in central Copenhagen by Danish alumni to observe some of the individual interviews and group activities which are part of a Danish National Committee UWC selection day. Kathrine Norsk (RCN alumna) was our point of contact and one of the leaders of this year's selection process. It was a real pleasure [...]

March 7th, 2018|