The National Committee of the GCC is responsible for selecting students aged 16 to 18 from Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE to attend UWC Schools and Colleges around the world.
We also support these students while at their colleges, and raise awareness of UWC in the GCC.
"To me UWC is the ideal world every student my age should be living in - the sense of community and the cultural diversity, it is a representation of our generation."
- Dana Aghabi, Abu Dhabi, UWC-USA More
DÃ©sirÃ©e McGraw, one of Canada's most influential advocates for youth engagement, international cooperation and sustainable development, was appointed President of Pearson College. She brings more than 25 years of experience as an educator, advocate and advisor who has worked to engage young people in global issues ranging from nuclear disarmament to climate change. More
The Prize was awarded to the college for its student-led initiative to install solar photovoltaic panels, three wind turbines, a biogas digester to supply cooking gas for the school cafeteria, and a water turbine that uses rainwater to generate electricity. More