|Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific|
|Victoria, British Columbia|
|Affiliation(s)||United World College|
|Type||International Baccalaureate school|
|Information||+1 250 391 2411|
admin@pearsoncollege. Victoria (vɪkˈtɔɹiə is the capital city of British Columbia. The United World Colleges (UWC are a group of twelve international schools The International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma Programme (DP is an Educational programme examined in one of three languages ( English, French or Spanish ca
Lester B. Pearson College, United World College of the Pacific is one of twelve United World Colleges around the world. The United World Colleges (UWC are a group of twelve international schools It is named after the late Canadian Prime Minister Lester Bowles Pearson, winner of the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize. The Prime Minister of Canada ( French: Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary Minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Year 1957 ( MCMLVII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar) The Nobel Peace Prize ( Swedish, Danish and Nobels fredspris is one of five Nobel Prizes Bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor One of the aims of the college is to promote peace and international understanding by bringing young people from all walks of life, regardless of financial ability, together in a small and isolated village-like community.
The college's main curriculum is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and 200 students from 88 countries come together to share their lives as they finish their high school education. The International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma Programme (DP is an Educational programme examined in one of three languages ( English, French or Spanish With a strict scholarship policy, students are required to be sponsored by their home country (national) UWC committees, as well as several private donors and organizations. This way, acceptance into Pearson is solely determined by merit, and admission is very competitive. Students are also required to participate in community-oriented services, cultural activities, and sport events. A highlight of the academic year is the professional dance, music and cultural show, "One World", put on by Pearson students and attracting thousands of audience members from Victoria and the surrounding communities. Despite the short history of the school, many alumni are young leaders in human rights, international development, business, law, science and other fields. Students at the college are eligible, after graduation, to participate in the Shelby Davis Scholarship programme, which funds undergraduate study (based on need) for UWC students at universities, such as Princeton University, Colby College, Columbia University, College of the Atlantic, Harvard University, and Middlebury College, in the United States. The Shelby Davis Scholarship is granted to graduates of the United World Colleges to study at American universities Princeton University is a private Coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. Colby College, founded in 1813, is an American private liberal arts college located on Mayflower Hill in Waterville Maine. Columbia University is a private University in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. The College of the Atlantic, founded in 1969 is a private alternative Liberal-arts college located on Mount Desert Island in Bar Harbor, Maine Middlebury College is a private liberal arts college located in Middlebury, Vermont, United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
The College is located on the shores of Pedder Bay, near Victoria, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. Victoria (vɪkˈtɔɹiə is the capital city of British Columbia. Vancouver Island is a large Island in British Columbia, Canada, one of several North American regions named after George Vancouver, the British The College provides a suitable location for the study of the environment, due to the surrounding woodlands and the nearby Race Rocks Marine Protected Area. The Race Rocks Marine Protected Area is a marine ecological reserve in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
The director of the College as of 2006 is American David Hawley.
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