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Education Minister, RCN Graduate and Role Model Father

David Sengeh (RCN '04-'06) is today today Sierra Leone's Education Minister and we are proud to see him living the UWC mission in his personal and professional life. BBC News describes him as “a role model” while UNICEF declare that it is “great to see a leader - and a father - enjoying a family-friendly workplace. As COVID-19 disrupts life across the world, let's ensure all [...]

May 28th, 2020|

RCN: Official distribution point for coastal cleanup equipment

We are proud to announce that RCN is now an official distribution point for coastal cleanup equipment: Local families and groups can get small and big bags and working gloves in different sizes from us for their own environmental actions. As a part of RCNs Environmental Pillar we engage in a coastal waste mapping and cleanup program. Below are photos from last Sunday we have [...]

May 11th, 2020|

In Memory of Amirkhan Batalov (RCN 2005-2007)

It is with shock and great sadness we got to learn from Amirkhan’s friends of his recent passing. Amirkhan graduated from UWC Red Cross Nordic in May 2007, and studied at Westminster College, graduating with a double major in Political science and International relations. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. After graduating Amirkhan worked at Fulton state Hospital for almost a year, [...]

May 6th, 2020|

RCN students win prices in the Young Researchers final.

Congratulations to the three RCN students who won prices in the Young Researchers final. Our students won one first price and two third prices. It is with great pride that we received the news and we are happy to have such talented young people at our college. 1st price to Otto Geisler in the category 'Humanities' with the project "Making Non-Germans". 3rd price to Kristina [...]

May 6th, 2020|

Geir Jørgen Bekkevold – New Chair of our Board

At the Council Meeting, hosted electronically this weekend, new Chairs were elected for our Board and Council. We are pleased to welcome Geir Jørgen Bekkevold as the new Chair of our Board. He is a Norwegian politician representing the Christian Democratic Party in his 3rd period in the Parliament. Since Jan 2019 Mr Bekkevold has been the leader of the Health Committee in the Norwegian [...]

May 5th, 2020|

Annual Report 2020

Here is the Annual Report 2020 - with stories and images from major events of the past year, financial statement, and key figures.  Notice that most of the material is from before the COVID-19. The report is released for the upcoming Council Meeting on May 3rd. Click on any of the images below to read or download Annual Reports from previous years. [...]

April 24th, 2020|

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