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Flekke – United Again

We were delighted to receive alumnus Mark Wang back to his old college this weekend. Mark is the founder and Chair of UWC Changshu. He has been nominated as one of 10 most influential individuals in the Jiangsu Province. Mark arrived with a team who are preparing a film about his dreams and ambitions - their origin and fulfillment. The impact Mark is having in [...]

May 15th, 2019|

LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration

On Saturday, members of the RCN community gathered for the annual LGBTQ+ Pride celebration. Fifty students, staff members, and families marched from the school to Flekke in a joyous, colorful parade. In Flekke, leaders of the Gender and Sexuality student group (GAS) spoke about the history of Pride and the continuing struggles faced by queer people around the world. Saturday evening, GAS partnered with Amnesty International [...]

May 13th, 2019|

RCN Council Meeting 2019

Pär Stenbäck Our annual Council Meeting was held at the end of last week. Following elections we are glad to welcome Johan Aura (Finland) as a new member to the Council. Apart from the formal meetings the program was made so that the Council had several opportunities to interact with the students and get an insight into their activities. Prior to the meetings, [...]

April 30th, 2019|

IB Visual Arts Exhibition

After two intense years of practice and creation, the 2nd years Visual Art students had their Final exhibition on Sunday the 7th of April. The community had the pleasure to walk through a transformed Hoegh and witness an exhibition full of talent, creativity, and diversity in style and mediums. A rewarding and overwhelming afternoon for the Art students as they shared their Art with their [...]

April 11th, 2019|

Dignity and Dignitaries

This, year's annual Mandela Lecture was given by Evelin Lindner in our auditorium March 29th, on the theme - From Humiliation to Dignity: for a Future of Solidarity. Equality in dignity was a central concept in Evelin's address to the students, or to use a Norwegian term: Likeverd. This both resembles and is opposed to the concept of a dignitary, someone you subject yourself to. [...]

April 2nd, 2019|

RCN – ‘Young Researchers’

The organisation Unge Forskere ("Young Researchers") run an annual competition throughout Norway, inviting applicants attending upper secondary school to submit their research projects. The IB Extended Essay format lends itself appropriately to research at this level. Of 153 projects submitted by upper secondary students nation-wide, 24 were selected as finalists, including five RCN students: Liva (Latvia) - The distribution and abundance of four coastal lichen [...]

April 2nd, 2019|

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