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eNEWS | 2021 | Edition 7

Discover our first Impact Report

We are delighted to introduce our first ever Impact Report, our re-worked Annual Report highlighting some of the many ways in which students, alumni, employees and donors are seeking to create positive change along Pedder Bay and around the world. We invite you to review these stories of individual achievement, cooperative accomplishment and a collective will to envision a future focused on generosity, equity, climate justice and reconciliation.

Read the Report

Campus Renovation Update | Summer 2021

Vice President Ty Pile takes us on a campus tour and gives us some insight on the renovations and upgrades happening on campus this summer.

ALUMNI NEWS

Choosing his Path in Finance

Having grown up in Burkina Faso, where unemployment rates are high, Prince Ilboudo (Year 35/2010, Burkina Faso) always had something of an entrepreneurial spirit. After Pearson, Prince applied to the London Business School to gain a comprehensive education in financial analysis, investment analysis and corporate finance. Read more

The Accent Tells My Story

Pearson alumni and Oklahoma University students Joy Nath (Year 44/2019, India), Tanzil Fatima (Year 44/2019, Pakistan) and Tomma Bambara (Year 43/2018, Burkina Faso) discuss accents and struggles they face in everyday life in the below linked article.

After reading this, Head Craig Davis reflected on his own training as an English teacher in the public school districts of London, UK. Teachers were required to complete a diversity unit called ‘Knowledge About Language’ contextualising accents and dialects in order to reveal the power dynamics at play. Understanding the shifting historical attitudes to accents and politics of grammatical change, raises the awareness of how rapidly globalised English changes and how standardised versions have always been used to amplify privilege and status quo. Teaching this unit to new speakers of English empowered students and helped them to challenge any imposed feelings of inferiority based on accent or dialect.

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LATEST NEWS

Meet the Canadians coming to UWC in 2021

We caught up with former UWC National Committee of Canada Executive Director Luisa Vasquez to learn more about the exceptional Canadian students who will be attending one of the 18 UWC schools around the world this fall.

Oh, the Places You'll Go (Post-Pearson)!

When it comes to education beyond Pearson our students may have an idea of what they want and where they might like to go but often its our Universities Counsellor who can help put student together with universities admissions and scholarships that help make dreams happen.
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30th Anniversary of UWC in Suzhou

Yi Wang (PC 16/1991, China), co-founder and the Vice Chair of the Board of UWC Changshu China (UWC CSC), was the gracious host and chair for the 30th anniversary event, held on the UWC CSC campus. He shared his life-changing experience at Pearson and explained how he brought that powerful education to the mainland of China.
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Laughter, Squeals, Field Trips and Water Fights | Summer Camps at Pearson College UWC in Full Swing

This summer, our campus is taking on a younger vibe with the first-ever “Pearson Experiences” Summer Outdoor Leadership Day Camps for 6 to 14-year-olds. Find out what all the excitement on campus is about and how some of our students stepped into big leadership roles while guiding the campers on their campus experience. View the Photo Essay

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

A Confrontation at Pearson College

Did you miss this satirical look at Pearson when this article was first published? Well, you are forgiven – it’s from 1996, after all! Enjoy.

ON THE HORIZON

BEGINNING OF THE 2021-22 ACADEMIC YEAR

There’s no bigger event on campus than the beginning of the school year! Here are some key dates for the 2021-22 school year. (Please note, all dates are subject to revision.) Don’t forget to check our COVID Updates page for more information. And don’t forget to check BC’s Restart page for a snapshot look at current and anticipated conditions in the province of British Columbia.

Key Dates:

· Arrival on Campus: 3 September 2021

· Winter Break Departure 17 December 2021

· Arrival on Campus after Winter Break 8/9 January 2022

· Classes Resume 10 January 2022

· Student Departure 24 May 2022

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WE'RE PREPARING TO WELCOME THE PEARSON CLASS OF 2023 THIS FALL.
HELP LAUNCH THEIR JOURNEY WITH YOUR GIFT TODAY.

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