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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|

Education Makes Visible

Something unique about the UWC as an educational movement, is the cooperation between the Colleges and the National Committees NC. We are fortunate to have strong NCs in all Nordic countries and work closely with them to to increase the impact we have in our region.  On March 14th we co-hosted an event for new and old friends of UWC at Asia, Aker Brygge in [...]

March 27th, 2019|

Nordic Global Concern

Every term we have a special day with no normal classes, where we focus on one of our pillars: Nordic, Humanitarian and Environmental. On Friday 15th March it was time for the Nordic Global Concern, an event by the students for the students. The workshop themes ranged from youth culture to migration and use of energy in the Nordic region. The event crowned a long [...]

March 26th, 2019|

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