Dr. Mandy Heddle (or “Dr. Mandy,” as she is affectionately referred to on campus) is an optimist. She certainly recognizes the global pandemic for what it is—a crisis—but rather than looking at the obstacle of having many students learning from
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Written by Lucy (Class of 2020 / Canada)
Near the beginning of our second semester, Larry (Class of 2020 / Burkina Faso) and I found ourselves running SNOW. What is SNOW? Other than the frozen substance that falls from the
Before our new students arrive on campus each August and even before the return of current faculty, our school is buzzing with activity as we welcome and introduce UWC ISAK Japan to our new faculty members. It is an exciting
Written by Hasan (Class of 2021 / Libya)
I am one of the students that chose to stay in Japan over winter break. As part of the Winter Work Program, the staff at UWC ISAK Japan work hard to find
Written by Poum (Class of 2020, Thailand)
On January the 18th, 2019, we welcomed 13 students from different schools. We, as the Model United Nations (MUN) Club, were very excited as this was something we were planning for and working
Written by Lucy (Class of 2020, Canada)
“I knew we were lost!” Marah, my roommate from Libya, wails worriedly. I pat her shoulder consolingly, but she pays no attention. “And it’s your fault!” She accuses Ricardo, a student from
Written by Izumi Tsurumi Ms. Tsurumi coordinates the Leadership program at UWC ISAK Japan. She also teaches IB Biology.
Leadership is required in times of uncertainty and challenge, not when circumstances are smooth-sailing and pleasant.
One of the key aspects
Written by Damien Pitter Mr. Pitter is a University Advisor at UWC ISAK Japan.
1. As a university advisor, one of the questions I am most frequently asked by parents is, “What does my child have to do to get