UWC Intro

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Introducing United World Colleges to students at Sogndal High School, Norway.

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  • There are plenty of opportunities to study abroad. One of the finest is called UWC.
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  • UWC Intro

    1. 1. First Things FirstHOW many of you have thought about studying abroad?
    2. 2. First Things FirstWHY would anyone want to attend high school outside of Norway?
    3. 3. I HAVE SOMETHING TO TELL YOU THAT MIGHTCHANGE YOUR LIFE
    4. 4. Qua?• Cold War Peace Project• Founded by Kurt Hahn• 50 years and still stong• 30,000 alumni
    5. 5. Connecting People• Over 100 Different Countries• Live together in campuses• Normally in the middle of nowhere
    6. 6. The UWC Life
    7. 7. The UWC Life
    8. 8. The UWC Life
    9. 9. The UWC Life
    10. 10. The UWC Life
    11. 11. My UWC Life
    12. 12. 12 Colleges – All Over The World
    13. 13. The IB• Partly initiated by UWC• Two-year program• Recognized worldwide – Including Norway• Finishing IB equals finishing Norwegian High School
    14. 14. Extracurricularities Creativity Action Service
    15. 15. Extracurricularities Mock Trials Judo Diving Lessons
    16. 16. Extracurricularities Theatre Ballroom Dancing Zookeeping
    17. 17. Extracurricularities Model UN Fire Juggling Clowning
    18. 18. Six Subjects Native Language Art or 2nd other Language subject3x HL IB Subjects3x SL Social Maths science Science subject
    19. 19. And these are mine... English Psychology Norwegian IB Subjects Math SL Economics Physics
    20. 20. Application ProcessAPPLYFill out the application: GET INTERVIEWED LEARN ½• A simple form• 750 words on self and SELECTED REFLECT• Two teacher’s statements• Medical report selected for interview Of students areAll to be done by 1 February
    21. 21. Application ProcessAPPLY UWC WebsiteFill out the application: GET INTERVIEWED ½• A simple form• 750 words on self Student Blogs SELECTED• Two teacher’s statements• Medical report selected for interview Of students areAll to Talk to People be done by 1 February
    22. 22. Application Process GET INTERVIEWED ½APPLY SELECTEDOf students are selected for interview
    23. 23. Application Process750 words on self INTERVIEWED GETTwo Teacher’s ½ StatementsSELECTED of 1 st February Of students are selected for interviewMedical Report
    24. 24. Application Process TALK SELECTED
    25. 25. Application Process20 min interview 50% of applicants SELECTED March/April
    26. 26. Application Process GO

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