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Queen Sonja continues as our Patron till 2025

It is with joy we have received the message from the Royal Court that Her Majesty Queen Sonja will continue as the Royal Patron for our College for a new period from 1.1.2021 to 31.12.2025. It is a great honor for the school and the UWC movement that Her Majesty continues to show an active interest in our students and our mission to [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Early Christmas at RCN

As many of our students leave for winter break, we start decorating and lighting the tree a little earlier than other schools do. This morning the Scandinavian tradition 'Santa Lucia' was celebrated in the Cantina. 'Lucia Brides' sang and carried candles to light up the dark winter. Due to corona many of our students will stay at campus during the winter and campus [...]

By |December 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Simon Sizwe Mayson (RCN’07)

Simon Mayson and Chann de Villiers on the main stairwell in Troyeville House.(Photo: Chris Collingridge) Being awarded the scholarship to attend Red Cross United World College in 2005 blew on the changemaker fire sparking within me, and it continues to burn today. At UWC I was immersed in a microcosm of the world and granted considerable freedom to initiate and lead projects [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|People of RCN|0 Comments

New Partnership Supports UWC Scholarships for Refugees

Great News from UWC International where the Collaboration with Rise will see launch of refugee camp education drive and scholarships to one of 18 international schools Schmidt Futures, co-founded by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and his wife Wendy Schmidt, along with the Rhodes Trust, today launched a new global talent program for 15-17-year-olds called Rise. Rise and United World Colleges (UWC) will [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Endangered Fish in the Auditorium!

Following up from our last Global Concern - on Clean Oceans - we have put together a collage of student made artworks depicting endangered fish. If you are not from RCN you will have to do with the photos, but one day we will - yet again - be able to welcome visitors to our auditorium to admire them. [...]

By |November 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments