The COVID-19 Crisis and Reflections on Education
Practicing social distancing at home, I cannot help but be amazed at the pace of events in the world over the past 3 months. When I left Changshu for Chinese New2020-04-16 MORE
My 2020 Host Family Experience
Last year, I had my friend from UWC Changshu China, Multy, and his family host me during Chinese New Year in Suzhou. I labelled that experience as one of my most immersive insights into contemporary Chinese culture and the most enjoyable experiences I’ve had in China. This year, I was assigned another host family from Suzhou. And I think it wasn’t until I found myself reading through a magazine from 1966 or hanging up my clothes from this decade into a wardrobe crafted about a 100 years ago that this Chinese New Year was going to be yet another cultural immersion but at a completely different level.2020-03-30 MORE
This is Probably the Craziest Class Schedule you Have ever Seen
The epidemic in 2020 all of sudden brought teachers and students even closer to the world of the Internet. Before teachers came to realize that they have no choice but to rely heavily on technology in order to run virtual classes while stuck at home, they couldn’t believe that they became “popular online streamers” so quickly.2020-03-19 MORE
With Challenge Comes Opportunity
The unexpected health epidemic turned distance learning into reality at UWC Changshu China in February 2020. The UWC Changshu China Distance Learning Program (DLP) aspires to be a rigorous academic and pastoral program designed to accommodate the lack of the physical presence of students and faculty at school. With the support of technology, faculty are encouraged to be creative, with the goal of cultivating engaging, student-centered learning that is personalized in a remote environment.2020-03-16 MORE
In this difficult period of time, what should we do?
A letter to community members from Mark Wang, founder and Chair of the Board of UWC Changshu China2020-02-11 MORE
Power of Music, Diversity and Community
On 13th Dec., UWC Changshu China held its annual Winter Concert to celebrate the festival season, and more importantly to celebrate diversity of our community. Christoph Genz, music teacher, Head of Arts and Music Department, shared his reflection of the Concert.2019-12-16 MORE
Under the Blue Sky—— A Poem Written by A British Teacher
Below is a poem written by Su Yin Chan, an English teacher from UK, who joined the Project Week, to express her gratitude.2019-12-12 MORE
Learning to Invent the Future
"Your school should twist your mind. It should flip your world view."2019-12-04 MORE
Why Did We Launch Our Own Podcasts?
"We hope to build a bridge connecting people all over the world through sharing real stories to promote understanding."2019-09-27 MORE
Why do you want to come here?
“Why do you want to come here?” That was the first question I was asked during the UWC interview. My answer, summed up in three words, was rather simple: “Because it’s different.”2019-09-27 MORE