International Children's Day was celebrated in style in Førde. We contributed with music and rhythms from the stage - and tastes from all over the world in our stalls. Many children had their names written in Chinese. Thanks to the Førde Festival for providing this meeting place for us all. Click here for some pictures from the day.
Our annual Thor Heyerdahl lecture was delivered by Lizzie Daly today. What a way to start the day! Lizzie told about her work as conservationist and communicator with wildlife all over the globe. Lizzie has worked as a presenter on National Geographic, BBC and Animal Planet. Her lecture was very much in the spirit of Thor Heyerdahl in building a bridge between scientific understanding and [...]
On Saturday, October 19th over 50 UWCRCN Students hosted a "Walk for Freedom" in our local town, Førde, which happened simultaneously in 450 other locations around the globe involving 70 million people. "It’s our way of telling the world that slavery still exists and that it will never be okay–not on our watch. Walk For Freedom is our global response to human trafficking–an outward expression [...]
It is with sadness we have received the news that John Lawrenson passed away this morning. John was our longest serving Rektor, in the period from 2002 to 2012. Together with his wife Nicky, he returned to the UK on retirement, where they have been living in the town of Stone. John came to our College with vast experience in all parts of the UWC Education [...]
2009 Rafto Prize winner Malahat Nasibova with students Theresa Aarhus, Vilde Mørch Hobæk and Lene Mortensen from RAFTO provided HR awareness training for our students on Monday September 30th. They visited Global Politics classes and offered two sessions: Democracy Cake - analyzing all ingredients of democratic society Responsibility Cards - looking into social and corporate responsibility for the Human Rights abuses in DRC [...]
Rektor (Head) UWC is a global education movement uniting people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future. UWC Red Cross Nordic, established in 1995, is situated in Flekke, Fjaler Municipality 150km north of Bergen on the west coast of Norway. With a special emphasis on Nordic, environmental and humanitarian concerns, the College brings together 200 highly motivated students from all parts of the [...]