Dr Hakim

Dr Hakim Young is a Singaporean who has been working in¬†Afghanistan for 15 years. Today he spoke about his work in conflict zones and his mission to end war Don’t ever let our education or any ideology or any sociology interfere with what we all understand in...

Stuart MacAlpine

Sky School is a new initiative here at UWC. It was founded by Polly Akhurst and Mia Eskelund who are alumni from a different UWC. Sky School aims to give refugees an education, and our focus is the Syrian refugees living in Jordan, particularly those around the ages...

Mathilda Ho

Mathilda Ho is our first guest speaker of the day. She is the founder of Advocates for Refugees – Singapore, a Facebook group which also aims to bring awareness to the issue of refugees. She founded the group after speaking to a Rohingya person, asking what she...

What Are We Doing

As today is International Refugee Day, Voices for Refugees (a high school Focus Group) has an event from 8-4. There are several activities you can take part in: Watch the videos we are showing or listen to our speakers Sign the UNHCR petition Read books on refugees...

Refugee Poems by Grade 3

    We can make a difference by celebrating this day! This phase from Seungyeon’s poem really illustrates the optimism we need to keep in dealing with such potentially dispiriting stories.   “There are bombs all over the air / You are...
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