Camilo Saravia Aguayo is a Spanish National Committee scholar currently studying physics, economics, design technology, math, French and English within the Diploma Program (DP) at the United World College of Thailand (UWCT) in Phuket. We caught up with Camilo as he shared a little more about his studies at UWCT and about his entrepreneurial venture […]
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One UWC alumna tells us how she found her way from Bolivia to UWC-USA in New Mexico and then to Switzerland, where she volunteers for the UWC Swiss Association to select Swiss students and residents to attend a UWC. We also share the perspective of a Swiss student on his UWC experience.
GoSol.solar brings solar thermal energy to small and medium entrepreneurs in developing and emerging markets. Urs Riggenbach, a graduate of UWC Mahindra College, India and the company’s Chief Operating Officer, shares his journey with this social enterprise.
Cristina Balbás launched Escuelab to counteract the decrease in Spanish students pursuing STEM degrees and a lack of availability in after-school programming. She is a graduate of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong.
Krista Kaufmann joined international start-up, Impact Hub, to help social entrepreneurs access valuable training resources, work spaces and community-building networks as they tackle large-scale social issues. She is a graduate of UWC Mahindra College.
He reported on the fall of Yugoslavia, the Palestinian intifada, and the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan. Now, Aernout van Lynden is teaching students to find their calling and discover what it means to be a good journalist.
Only a few graduates know the challenges of working on the ISS, among them is Akihiko Hoshide. Since graduating with his IB diploma, Akihiko began work with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), became the 3rd Japanese astronaut in space and will soon take command of the International Space Station.
The United World College and the IB taught me to let my heart be lit on fire by the world around me. University taught me that academia was only one way of learning, living and serving. Now I am exploring, for two years and 30,000km, projects for peace and life. Hear this story and join […]
Dr Abiodun Williams grew up in an environment where the value of education was constantly emphasized. This helped inspire his ambitious career path and led him to become the first President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice.
From the archives: IB World magazine regularly highlights graduates of the IB Diploma Programme. Julie Payette, United World College (UWC) of the Atlantic in Wales, UK, was featured in January 2010.
The alumni network speaks with Marina Catena, a graduate of the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy and Director of the World Food Programme in Paris.
We spoke with student Tatenda Mashanda, who talked about what he learned at the recent IB World Student Conference at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Thabo Matse distinguished himself by topping Swaziland’s exam scores rankings at a young age, eventually earning him a scholarship to attend the United World College – USA in New Mexico.