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Orientation Weekend


Introduction

Every year in July the National Committee holds an "Orientation Weekend" for British students preparing to start at a UWC in September (or the following January for Waterford KaMhlaba UWC). At the Orientation Weekend, new UWCers can:
  • Meet each other. This is a really great opportunity to foster inter-UWC co-operation by making sure that British students across all UWCs can form friendships and hopefully keep in touch during their time at college.
  • Meet their second years. Current students from many UWCs attend Orientation Weekend to get to know their new first years before term starts.
  • Ask questions. Question-and-answer sessions will be held with alumni, parents, and current students. It's a great chance to ask any questions or settle any fears about starting out on a UWC experience.
  • Have fun. There will be team-building activities, games, and quizzes to get everybody chatting - parents, alumni, and future UWCers. 

Orientation 2017

Orientation 2017 will take place from Saturday the 15th to Sunday the 16th July at an activity centre in Derbyshire (near Sheffield).  

Please only pay for orientation once you have filled in the booking form reserving your place.  This is attached to your invitation email.

If you are a Family Member/Guardian hoping to stay on site and are happy to share a room please confirm this with the orientation team before paying - as there is limited availability. We look forward to seeing you and hope your preparations for college are going smoothly!

Before confirming your payment please insert a 'note to seller' stating who the payment is for - it'll make tracking payments easier.