POSTS WITH TOPIC: UWC People

24 Post(s)
02. June 2020
Message of solidarity by Laurence Nodder

Clearly and unambiguously, I wish to state solidarity with all RBC graduates currently studying and living in the USA, and with all the members within our community who are or have been affected by oppression or discrimination. I cannot fully …

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11. May 2020
School garden on Landesschau TV

Watch this beautiful 4.30-minute film clip about community gardening in our Klostergarten, during the past weeks. For SWR Landesschau aktuell Baden-Württemberg, Henning Winter created this film as part of a series on gardens state-wide, and captured gardener Eva’s return to …

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04. May 2020
“Teaching is so much more than the packaged delivery of information”

Today, on May 4th, on-site classes resume at UWC Robert Bosch College – after a 7-week-isolation period and a teaching online experience completely new to the College. Lydia White has been with RBC since its foundation in 2014. The English …

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23. March 2020
Interview with Laurence Nodder: “We are not afraid”

BZ interview with Laurence Nodder, Headmaster at UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg, which has been in self isolation for almost two weeks. Note: This is a free translation of an article that was published in Badische Zeitung on Thursday, …

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15. March 2020
Engagement beyond UWC: GoMakeADifference winners 2020

We are happy to introduce you to our 2020 GoMakeADifference award winners and their projects. GoMakeADifference is an initiative providing UWC students with grants to give them the opportunity to make a difference and put into practice the ideals of …

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02. March 2020
Planting 24,000 trees with High Atlas Foundation

Freiburg, March 2, 2020 – Robert Bosch College, the Freiburg based United World College, started to officially cooperate with the Moroccan High Atlas Foundation on February 27, 2020: by the end of the year, 24,000 fruit and nut trees are …

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18. February 2020
Teaching at UWC RBC: “We could actually change something”

What makes teaching at a UWC so special? Our student Antonia Bonnaire, currently in her second year at UWC RBC, asked herself this question. During a conversation with Maths and TOK teacher Angus Liu from Hongkong, she explored different aspects …

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31. January 2020
Environment │Research project on insect mortality

Insect mortality often made headlines in recent years. It also became clear how little we know about developments in this area. A group of students from UWC RBC works with researchers from the Department of Nature Conservation and Landscape Ecology …

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17. October 2019
UWC Graduate Mohamed Youssef Spoke at Global Affairs

On Oct 16, UWC Robert Bosch College held its third Global Affairs Session, with UWC Pearson College graduate Mohamed Youssef as a speaker. Mohamed currently works as a defense lawyer at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. He has …

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15. October 2019
Looking back at Open Day: a video journey

On September 21, we celebrated our five-year anniversary as a College. Here is a look back to our Open Day and Sommerfest, which attracted more than 800 visitors from Freiburg and beyond. Our student Vasyl interviewed the head of UWC …

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02. October 2019
Shelby and Gale Davis’ Visit at UWC Robert Bosch College

On 26th and 27th of Sep, UWC Robert Bosch College had welcomed Shelby Davis and his wife Gale Davis on campus. Shelby Davis is UWC’s greatest philanthropic supporter, who invested in the UWC movement and its students through initiatives including …

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19. September 2019
5-Year Anniversary, and Looking Forward.

UWC Robert Bosch College is five years old! In the bigger scheme of things five years is not very long. Yet already 400 students have graduated from “RBC”, their lives deeply enriched through this opportunity. Another 200 students currently are …

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17. September 2019
Prof Howard Gardner’s Visit to UWC Robert Bosch College

Prof. Howard Gardner visited UWC Robert Bosch College from Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18. Prof. Gardner is a Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor of Harvard Education and Harvard’s Project Zero which is Harvard UWC Impact study. He …

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12. September 2019
Celebrating 5 years UWC Robert Bosch College

On September 23rd, UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg celebrates its 5-year anniversary. Since 2014, 614 students from 114 countries have studied or are studying at our College. 400 graduates have already left the College and are continuing their journeys …

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23. May 2019
Livestream of Closing Ceremony: May 26

On Sunday, May 26, we said farewell to our graduates of the fourth generation at UWC Robert Bosch College. For those who could not attend or who would like to re-watch the 2,5-hour-long ceremony can do so via our livestream. …

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03. January 2019
Developing a student-centered program

Together with colleagues, our English teacher Ksenia Filatov from Australia has created a professional development committee – aimed at developing a student-centered program. In our annual report, she has described the process and some of the outcomes.  At the end …

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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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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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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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31. January 2018
On transitions: from RBC to Princeton

Alumnus Donovan Cassidy-Nolan (UWCRBC 2015-17) from Canada was a student of the second generation at UWC Robert Bosch College. Since fall 2017, he has been studying at Princeton University in the U.S., where he was recently featured as part of …

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30. January 2018
Student Voices: “There are many forms of inequality”.

On our January Inequality Special Focus Day, students had the opportunity to raise awareness for topics they’ve encountered in their home country. From our Nepali student Juni, we learned about the Chhaupadi system — and what a threat this poses …

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15. November 2017
Education 2030: RBC students attend OECD Meetings

by Paul Gabriel Cosme UWC Robert Bosch College (UWCRBC) students Anni Zettl and Celina Faerch participated in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Meeting on the future of education last October 23-25, 2017 in Paris, France. The meeting …

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30. October 2017
“We do not build walls, we are inclusive rather than exclusive”

Christian Hodeige, a 1977 Pearson graduate is the editor of the newspaper Badische Zeitung. He has been involved with the German National Committee since 1986. This interview with BZ-editor Julia Littmann took place during the annual UWC Heads & Governance …

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School Term Dates 2020/2021

Find the most important key dates for the academic year 2020/2021 here to download.

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School Calendar

  • All students arrive on Campus 2020-08-22 at 10:00 – 18:00
  • College opening 2020-08-23 at 08:00 – 09:00
  • Y1 students meet their Host Families 2020-10-18 at 14:30 – 16:30
  • Programme closes at 21:00 for Fall Break 2020-10-23 at 21:00 – 21:00
  • Fall break 2020-10-24 – 2020-11-01
  • Students return to Campus 2020-11-01

Public Events

  • Führung |"Lost places": die Kartause früher und heute (mit VistaTours) 2020-09-17 at 18:00 – 20:30 Treffpunkt Alter Meierhof
  • ProSpecieRara: SortenerhalterInnen-Treff 2020-12-04 at 15:00 – 18:00 UWC Robert-Bosch-College

PRESS CONTACT

Julia Angstenberger

Press and public relations / Communication

0761-70839-609
julia.angstenberger@uwcrobertboschcollege.de

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