We acknowledge that we live, learn and work on the unceded territory of the Scia’new (Beecher Bay) First Nation.

eNEWS | December 2021

Sc’ianew First Nation Gifts SENĆOŦEN Language names, Artwork for Pearson Student Residences

On a special day, before a full house in the McConnell Theatre, Chief Russell Chipps of the Sc’ianew First Nation and Elder Henry (Hank) Chipps officially celebrated with the campus community the gift of new SENĆOŦEN language names and artwork for five student dorm houses. Read more


Alumnus Matteo Stefanel Named to College Board

Pearson alumnus Matteo Stefanel (Year 19/1994, Italy), founder and managing partner of a global private equity fund management firm focused on investing in financial services companies in Africa and Asia and on select Fintech investments, recently joined the international and diverse Board of Directors of Pearson College UWC. Read more

Advancing Access to Appropriate Medical Devices in Resource-Deprived Settings

Dinsie Williams (Year 18/1993, Sierra Leone) is a biomedical engineer, researcher and technical adviser with an interest in facilitating access to medical equipment in resource-deprived settings - from scaling-up oxygen during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensuring that policies and personnel are in place to safely operate radiation-emitting devices. Read more


Meet UWC National Committee of Canada's new Executive Director

In this video we get to know Lyndsay Sprado, the new Executive Director of the UWC NCC, a little bit better as she shares news and updates from the UWC National Committee of Canada.

Student Green and Clean Teams Beautify Metchosin

Students along the roadside and on trails are part of Pearson’s CAS (Creativity, Action and Service) and KULE groups, involved in community service projects throughout the school year. Their mission is to make a difference locally, by tackling environmental concerns, assisting not-for-profit organizations, and meeting locals. Read more

The Climate Action Leadership Diploma - A New Option for Students

Pearson’s commitment to sustainability is baked into our mission and we are proud that many alumni over the decades have chosen to act on this principle across community, business, government and non-profit or advocacy sectors as they take action against climate change and to inform more people about the human actions impacting the health of our planet.

This commitment is strengthened with the anticipated fall 2022 introduction of the Climate Action Leadership Diploma (CALD), that will be offered at Pearson for the first time. Read more

2020-2021 Financial Statements

Our 2020-21 Financial Statements are now available. Thank you to the many alumni and other generous donors who have helped bring a UWC education to more students. Check them out here.

Don’t forget to watch for our annual Impact Report this summer!

Truth and Reconciliation Day 2021 | A Photo Essay

On 30 September, we marked the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with a series of on-campus gatherings, remembrances, songs and celebrations of Indigenous peoples and their resilience. We reflected on the lasting impact of “Indian” residential schools on Indigenous families and communities and we paused with gratitude to mark our campus home on the traditional lands of the Sc’ianew First Nation.

Learn more about our TRC Day 2021

We Are Looking For Local Host Families

Would you like to host an international student over the upcoming Winter Break? Due to Covid-19, tightening travel restrictions and financial limitations some of our students are looking for a stay off campus from 17 Dec 2021 - 08 January 2022. All students have been fully vaccinated and are excited to make new connections in the community. Contact our Host Family Coordinator Dawn at volunteer@pearsoncollege.ca. Visit our Host Family page on our website to learn more.


Global Affairs Speakers Series | 21 Oct 2021

Climate Change Impacts, Challenges, and Opportunities Here and ThereWe continued to the explore the theme of climate change and climate action with a panel of speakers who shared insights from their perspectives both from the Southern and Northern Hemispheres.



4 March 2022 | 4pm PST & 5 March 2022 | 2pm & 8pm PST

We are re-imagining One World and are excited to return to the stage in 2022! Bear witness as our students explore how to share culture, what it means to perform your own or another's cultural traditions and don't forget to tap your feet to fan-favourites like Hopak, Ukrainian Dance. Tickets will go on sale in the coming weeks -- great holiday gifts! Stay tuned to our social media channels and don't miss this re-imagined performance.