Luizer Mburu
Luizer Mburu Student, University of British Columbia, Canada Luizer is an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, (UBC), in Vancouver, Canada. She completed her pre-university International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme at  UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg, Germany. She was part of the inaugural class, popularly referred to as ‘first generation’ (2014-2016) class.…
Sharon Kioko
Sharon Kioko UWC Maastricht, 2014-2016 Student, Brown University, USA “…UWC is a door into a new global understanding; a life-defining opportunity that I wish more young people could experience…” Sharon is a first year student at Brown University; a member of the Ivy League institution, located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America as…
Shiko Njoroge
Shiko Njoroge  Kenya, UWC Costa Rica, 2015-2017 “I’m a dreamer but UWC is making me into a doer. I am learning how to be a part of positive social change” Shiko was selected by the UWC Kenya National Committee to join UWC Costa Rica from West Nairobi School, an international Christian school in Nairobi, Kenya.…
Angela Wamaitha Kinuthia
Angela Wamaitha Kinuthia Kenya, UWC-USA 2015-2017 “UWC has changed the way I interpret the world and some of the challenges it faces, to see things from a more open minded and global point of view and to seek to understand before passing judgment.”   Angela is in her first year at UWC USA, in Montezuma,…
Shamim Mohamed
Shamim Mohamed Kenya, Pearson College UWC , 2015-2017 “The opportunity to take part in debate on issues of national and international scope at Pearson College UWC, has made me more aware of global issues and built my confidence. I have learned to tolerant and understanding of the diverse cultures represented at the college”    …
Trisha Lauryn Kibugi
Trisha Lauryn Kibugi Kenya, Li Po Chun, UWC of Hong Kong, (2015- 2017 She values UWC for creating/moulding students who believe they are tomorrow’s leaders and for giving her a home away from home. In addition the exposure to the outside world that she has received from Li Po Chun UWC is invaluable. As a…
Cecelia Mweka
Cecelia Mweka Kenya, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC, 2015-2016 “The idea of putting together a group of students from different backgrounds, with different perspectives as well as cultural ideas: the combination of study as well as compassionate service, was the perfect way for me to start making a difference”     Cecelia grew up in Bungoma, Kenya.…
Peresian Letayian
Peresian Letayian Kenya, UWC South East Asia, 2014-2016 “UWC South East was a life-changing experience for me. The opportunity to interact, live and study with people from all over the world, from vastly different cultures to mine, was remarkable eye opener…” Peresian, (left), at UWC South East Asia Dover Campus Peresian is an undergraduate student…
Ahmed Faiz
Ahmed Faiz Kenya, UWC Adriatic 2015 -2017  “UWC is a place where the value of cultural diversity is greatly upheld – which is an essential value for us to build our world”   Ahmed first heard about UWC from an alumnus of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong. The experiences he heard…
Jimmy Gituku
Jimmy Gituku UWCSA Waterford Kamhlaba 2016 – 2017. How did you find out about UWC and why did you apply? My Dad’s friend’s daughter went to school at UWCSA Waterford Kamhlaba and he found out from him that I could also apply for the next year. At first I had no idea about the UWC…
Nawal Abdulrahman Ali
Nawal Abdulrahman Ali Kenya, UWC South East Asia, 2015-2017 “The fact that UWC South East Asia has House- mistresses, but we can actually call them House parents… is amazing. It immediately gave me a feel of home.  The general kindness of people and generosity keep me going day after day”.     Nawal is an…
Patricia Wandia
Patricia Wandia Kenya, UWC Red Cross Nordic, 2014-2016 “Finding common grounds with the people you meet at UWC makes it easier for you to live together, focusing on your similarities rather than the differences that you have.” Patricia is an undergraduate student at the University of Oklahoma in the United States of America. She first…
Brian Biamah
Brian Biamah Kenya, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC 2012-2013 “My UWC experience equipped me with critical thinking skills which enabled me to challenge assumptions and be open-minded, helping me become a better global citizen.” Brian, an alumnus of St. Mary’s School Nairobi, in Kenya and first heard about UWC through a family friend. His UWC experience at…
Charlene Owuor
Charlene Owuor Kenya, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC, 2007 -2012 Owing to her UWC experience, Charlene’s take on life is more defined. She is more confident to voice her opinion and more tolerant to dissenting opinion. She has learnt to identify her place in any society and in what ways she can best contribute to it.  …
Daniel Kibet
Daniel Kibet Kenya, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC 2012-2013 Daniel Kibet lives in Richmond, Indiana, United States of America, where he is currently pursuing an Undergraduate Degree program as a Double Major in Economics and Business Management student at Earlham College. He first heard about UWC from a relative in Nairobi, Kenya after which he applied. He…
IKE KAMIRU NJOROGE
Ike Kamiru Njoroge Kenya, Waterford Kamhlaba UWC 2011-2017 Ike Kamiru Njoroge found out about Waterford as a school before knowing it is a UWC, but through the experiences he has had there he is eternally grateful that he has had the opportunity to be a part of such a movement. His parents may not have…