06 May 2019

Sustainability is a core value of UWC. In UWC Changshu China, sustainability is one of the focal points of our co-curricular education programme. In this issue, we interviewed Emma Raaflaub, an Environmental Systems and Societies (ESS) teacher and a passionate advocate for environmental protection. She is involved in various projects focusing on environmental sustainability. This April, the Earth Month, is dedicated to environmental protection. Emma led the community to carry out a variety of environmentally focused activities aimed at improving the community’s environmental awareness.  

25 April 2019

March 23rd to March 30th was the Project Week for students of the graduating class of UWC Changshu China. They went to different parts of China to engage in various projects that they arranged by themselves focusing on themes such as service, Chinese cultural exploration and fact finding. This forms an important part of UWC education, which embodies the education philosophy of “Learning by doing.” 

19 April 2019

On March 22, a year after UWC Changshu China’s first annual Color Run in support of a charity fund in Kunming to help children infected with HIV, students of UWC Changshu China organized a second Color Run to raise awareness and understanding of children with autism. This year, more than 400 students, faculty, administrative staff and school leadership members, including Principal Pelham Lindfield Roberts, participated in the event. The Color Run was also mission driven. Twenty local children with autism and their families and other members of the Suzhou Autism Research Society joined the colorful run.

07 March 2019

At UWC Changshu China, we strive for a sporting culture in which learning from failure as well as success is central. We encourage students to take responsibility for their learning both individually and as teams through sports. We believe sports teach students life lessons and give them the opportunity to create new friendships and overcome challenges, rather than just focusing on wins or losses.


Basketball is one of the athletics Zhi Xing on our campus. With the last Basketball game day of the season passing on 12th of January, 2019, we are dedicating this issue to our basketball stars and their coaches. They share more about what are the benefits and challenges of being part of a team, what the sport taught them and how they learn to live UWC values through sports.

30 November 2018

In March 2018, a team of six students of UWC Changshu China who come from six different countries, participated in the two-day ASDAN regional business simulation competition in Shanghai, placing first out of 18 other schools and winning three additional accolades. Their achievement led them to the National Finals in August at Yale’s World Youth Economic Forum on a full scholarship.  Here they won the Best International Marketing Strategy Award and the Best Company Website Award; ranking 5th out of 45 other regional winners throughout China.