We acknowledge that we live, learn and work on the unceded territory of the Sc'ianew (Beecher Bay) First Nation.

eNEWS 2022 | Beginning of Our New School Year

Welcome to Our 2022-23 School Year!

In his welcoming speech to the new Academic Year 2022-23 on 23 August 2022, Head of College Craig Davis reminded the Pearson community of the strength of this place -- a community of friendships that will last a lifetime and will transcend ethnicity, nationality, or any other fixed categories. This place has become a new home for our students and alumni, a lifelong community to return to -- as many of our alumni did over the summer to celebrate 10-year and 40-year reunions. Read more


Pronunciation Guide to our SENĆOŦEN House Names

Ever wondered what our house names sound in SENĆOŦEN? PENÁĆ from the W̱SÁNEĆ (Saanich) Territory taught us how to pronounce each salmon name in his native language. You can follow along and practice with us in the video above.

Indigenous-led Land Protection

Earlier in 2022, Sc'ianew First Nation, together with Pearson College UWC, the District of Metchosin and Habitat Aquisition Trust entered into a Standstill Agreement to work together with a goal of creating an Indigenous Protected Area on the 136-hectare (338 acres) parcel of land, called Mary Hill. Read more in the Victoria Foundation's most recent edition of the Pulse Magazine (Page 4).


Alumni Reuions 2022 - Photo Essay

For the first time in two years, alumni returned to campus for in-person reunions. Former students from Years 5, 6, 7 & 8 as well as Years 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 & 39 returned to reconnect and celebrate their respective 40 and 10-year reunions. View more


Pearson Podcast: Introduction to CALD

Emily Coolidge, Faculty Member and Director of the Climate Action Leadership Diploma (CALD), spoke with us about the first cohort of CALD students, how the program came together, how it equips students to tackle the challenges of climate change and how it differs from but integrates with the IB Diploma program.

Listen Now!

Pearson Profile: Dr. Spencer Fowler

Meet Dr. Spencer Fowler, our new Deputy Head and Vice President of Education and Programming. From a quintessentially Canadian experience as a hockey player to a respected and innovative global education leader. Spencer and his family, partner Aileen Lee and children Jaylon, Layla and Drayton joined our campus community over the summer. Read more

UWC Applications are Open to Canadians

If you know of a young person, who would be an ideal candidate for UWC, who are "dreamers who do", please tap them on the shoulder and inspire them to apply to UWC. UWC Canada accepts applications from Canadians until 16 October 2022. Help us spread the word! Learn more

Staying Focused, Moving Forward from Pearson

Again, this year, overall, Pearson and other UWC students were highly sought after because universities recognize the high calibre of students attracted to the challenge of an IB curriculum while undertaking the full UWC experiential, service and academic curriculums. Read more

Making the Global Local | Pearson's Strategic Plan 2022-2027

Developed in consultation with stakeholder input and endorsed by the College’s Board of Directors, this plan builds upon our previous five-year Roadmap for the Future. We are excited to share our new strategy with you and we welcome your observations and counsel. The 2022-27 period marks a time of celebration and reflection as we look forward to celebrating the 60th anniversary of the UWC Movement and the upcoming 50th anniversary of Pearson College UWC.


Ready. Set. Go!

Pedal for Peace with UWC Canada on September 21 in this special UWC Day event. Celebrate UWC DAY / International Day of Peace to engage with your community all around Canada and the world!

Learn more 

UWC Day 2022

UWC Day is on 21 September 2022 around the theme of Peace Begins with Us! A chance for us to come together and celebrate our mission and its commitment to peacebuilding in all its myriad forms. If you haven’t started yet, don’t worry, it’s not too late.

Student Opportunity

The Young Aurora Prize gives students the chance to closely collaborate on projects, which address a humanitarian need in the geographical location of their school.

Learn more 


with the Davis Match

Learn more