UWC – Scholarships and Refugees

A central focus for this ‘World Refugee Day’ is considering the action we can take to improve the conditions of refugees and help in remedying the number of human rights refugees. The question remains, what is UWC as a movement doing about it? As of now,...

Messages to Refugees

An integral part of this event is a live video taping we do. Students from Grades 1 to 11 record their messages throughout the day, communicating their empathy for the plight of these groups being forced to migrate by famine or violent conflict. The nature of these as...

The South Sudanese Refugee Crisis

We always hear about Syria – refugees ‘taking jobs’ and being hostile toward European populations, with all the nuances of that debate. Yet the United Nations says that Uganda took in more refugees than any other part of the world in 2016. Why? The...
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