How does it feel to be a UWC Short Course participant? What does a day look like? There can not be one answer to such questions. So, we are happy to have many blog posts for you to explore what two weeks in Imst can look like. Here you can read through the impressions of REDEQ Alumnx and find out what their UWC experience was like.
12th July 2022 | by Lucía Sobrado Louzao from Spain
How would you describe with words how it feels to be accepted by everyone? How would you describe the feeling of being truly yourself without feeling judged? That is UWC. A community of people who respect each other, no matter who you are. In the Short Course, I felt that I belonged somewhere, in a community of people who supported me and cared for me.
12th July 2022 | by Lemi from Germany
It is the 5th of September, which means that six weeks have passed since we left the short course. Since then we have been texting, calling, and even visiting each other! We are even planning reunions and reapplying together to the UWC colleges so we can meet there. Do you want to know how such deep connections formed in just two weeks? Well… For me, REDEQ22 started when...
29 July 2019 | by Leonardo Andreoli
Today was the so called Imstland 101 day: we had the chance to meet the representatives of some local NGOs, to better understand what they do and with what ethical rules they operate.
28 July 2019 | by Elena Casolaro
Today in Imst was a triumph of colours, cultures, traditional costumes, dances and smiles. This was the top point of the group that has been created in this 2 weeks lived together. We come from 19 different countries, from different backgrounds and lifestyles, but here we created a dynamic in which everyone had his place, everyone was considered as active part of this Short Course.
27 July 2019 |
Imagine living in the XXIst century in one of the most developed countries of the first world. You feel safe, freely express your religion and wear clothes that are part of your culture, but at the same time, you don’t harm anyone and expect the same respect. You have a right to that, unfortunately, it is broken way too often.
26 July 2019 | by Nathalee do Valle
Privilege is a variable concept, which can change from country to country and also from continent to continent. Brazil's reality is different of everything possible to imagine or think when you are in Europe.
25 July 2019 | by Małgorzata Kuśmierczyk
It is a fact that in the XXI century we face many challenges. As well as migration, economic, and social problems, we should also take more care of our planet.