POSTS WITH TOPIC: Students

21 Post(s)
07. May 2019
A Meaningful Service: Zusammen Kaffee

A post written by student Gimba. Zusammen Kaffee is a project by Zusammen Leben; it creates a culinary journey around the world by hosting monthly-rotating international guest chefs with migrant background in Freiburg. On three days per week, Zusammen Kaffee …

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03. April 2019
“Providing information is key”: The Kashmir conflict from two perspectives

In this interview with Badische Zeitung, our students Ibrahim from Pakistan and Suhail from the Kashmir region (under India) share their experiences with and perspectives on the current conflict. This interview is a direct translation from “Aufklärung ist der Anfang” …

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18. February 2019
Inequality and Equity

Our first Special Focus Day of the year looked at inequality in its various forms. Students and staff put together a diverse program to tackle the issue and identify the roles of each one of us. From education in Latin …

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20. November 2018
Wild Bee Scientists: Our insect house project

Together with scientists from the University of Freiburg’s Department for Landscape Ecology, a group of UWC Robert Bosch College students are conducting research into insect biodiversity in Germany. The project, supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung initiative “Our Common Future”, …

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19. November 2018
Promoting student co-agency in international policy-making

Second-year student Celina Faerch from Denmark has been appointed a member of the student advisory board for the OECD Education 2030 project. OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) is an intergovernmental organization with 36 member countries. According to OECD’s …

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12. November 2018
Theater Performance: “Raising awareness for how we perceive cancer”

Our two students Vlada and Eirini, both second-years at the College, have recently performed in the dance theater project “Die Krone an meiner Wand (The crown on my wall)” at Theater Freiburg, directed by Gary Joplin and Monica Gillette. Together …

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09. November 2018
Stolpersteine Service Project

“The Stolpersteine service has already taught me that people in Freiburg really value the project, and the commemoration that it represents. Numerous times during service, we have been stopped while cleaning by people telling us how grateful they are for …

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01. November 2018
Reflection on Project Week

Project Weeks take place twice throughout the semester, in the fall and in the spring. Having just experienced his first Project Week since starting the UWC program, our first-year student journalist Lorenzo del Prete has shared some reflections about the …

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11. October 2018
Diversity in the classroom

At the heart of our approach to educating students for peace and sustainability is the idea of deliberate diversity: by selecting students from a variety of different backgrounds and by creating a microcosm, a world in miniature, we provide a …

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09. October 2018
A day to share stories & perspectives

by Lorenzo Del Prete (first year student journalist) On September 22, staff and students of UWC Robert Bosch College (UWCRBC) invited the Freiburg community as well as guests from all over Germany and Europe to join them on campus for …

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28. September 2018
Project Week Fall 2018

Starting this coming weekend until October 6th, our students will be away from campus for the first Project Week of the term. Together with staff supervisors, they came up with 28 projects, most of them with a service-oriented or outdoor …

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11. July 2018
Making a difference beyond UWC

Earlier this term, second-year students (and now recent graduates) Paul from the Philippines and Yvonne from Burkina Faso have received two of this year’s GoMakeADifference awards for their project ideas. Starting 2016, the founders of GoMakeADifference have rolled out their …

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04. July 2018
UWC alumnus publishes book about his life as a refugee

Alumnus John Michael Koffi (2015-17) attended UWC Robert Bosch College as a student of the second generation. A refugee since childhood, John Michael was on the move for a big part of his life: because his family belonged to an …

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04. July 2018
Looking for host families for the new school year

For our host-a-student program, we are currently looking for host families to join us starting fall 2018. As part of the program, interested locals in or around Freiburg take in a UWC student on two dedicated weekends per year. The …

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29. May 2018
International Convention of Environmental Laureates 2018

Here’s a look back to this year’s ICEL (International Convention of Environmental Laureates), which took place in Freiburg and is organized by the European Environment Foundation. The event provides a platform for environmental activists and change makers from all over …

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22. May 2018
2018 Closing Ceremony revisited

On Sunday, May 22nd, we said good-bye to our third generation of students with a moving ceremony moderated by second-year students Mariana and Flora. For those who were not able to watch the ceremony live with us, here is a …

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16. May 2018
Livestream for Closing Ceremony

On May 20th at 11am, we will say good-bye to our third generation of students! Following our tradition from the past years, we will hand over the UWCRBC graduation certificates as part of a 2-hour-long ceremony, which is framed and …

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20. March 2018
2018 MUN Conference at UWC Robert Bosch College

A look inside our MUN (Model United Nations) Conference hosted for the fourth time at UWC Robert Bosch College a few weeks ago. Being a Special Focus Day, the entire school community as well as students from neighbouring schools got …

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07. March 2018
Thank you, dear host families

Over the three-week winter break, students leave UWC Robert Bosch College. Many of them are hosted by Freiburg host families and friends of UWC from all over Europe. We would like to say thank you for opening your homes to …

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22. February 2018
“He will make it”: Student portayed by ‘DIE ZEIT’

translated from the German original, published in DIE ZEIT 08/2018 As a child, Jeremias couldn’t stand the conditions of his home, so he went to the youth welfare office. Today, he dreams of studying at Harvard. Jeremias was eleven years …

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