Yordanos Alemu Kiros Teklu
Yordanos (UWC Maastricht, 2015 - 2017) was born in Sudan, but is the daughter of Ethiopian refugees and a refugee herself. Yordanos identifies several of UWC’s core values with those in her faith, particularly tolerance and international understanding.
Wiam Abdalla Mohammed Madani
Wiam (UWC Mahindra, 2015 - 2017) comes from the Eastern town of Kassala where she attends a government school for girls. She is an ambitious young lady who is eager to show the world that she can reach her dreams in life.
Hermon Werede Tewelde Tesfagergis
Hermon (UWC Dilijan, 2015 – 2017) has lived his whole life as an Eritrean refugee in Eastern Sudan. He dreams of one day returning to his country and contributing to its development. He is a kind, open-minded and reflective young man.
Helen Tesfamariam Haile Makebay
Growing up as an Eritrean refugee in Eastern Sudan, Helen (UWC Maastricht, 2015 – 2017) has met many constraints and challenges on her journey. In the future, she plans on working in the field of medicine or education where the focus will be helping and supporting people.
Anda Kamal Yousif Ali
Anda (UWC Dilijan, 2015 - 2017) has been educated at a government school for girls in Omdurman. Her father is a musician and her mother a civil society activist. A top student, Anda brings analytical capabilities and reflected views of the larger world in which we live.
Ahmed Murwan Omer
Ahmed (UWC Mahindra, 2015 - 2017) is passionate about learning about the world. He keeps up to date on global issues and has a desire to meet people from all over the world. He would like to have a career in aviation so that he can continue to visit and learn about other countries and people.
Abuobida Alrsheed Alnour Ahmed
Abuobida (UWC Waterford Kamhlaba, 2016 - 2018) has lived most of his life separated from his father in the conflict-affected state of West Darfur. Abuobida clearly does not let obstacles in life bring him down. In his future, Abuobida hopes to help communities in conflict.
Rayan (UWC Dilijan, 2014 – 2016) is a bright student from Khartoum, who has a strong interest in education. She would like to play a role in making education in her country more inquisitive and interactive, and is excited about the IB programme. She will be attending the new UWC in Armenia.
Sanna (Pearson College, 2014 – 2016) is a mature and confident young woman, who attended a public high school in Khartoum. She is passionate about her own cultural heritage, specifically her origins in Darfur, as well as Arabic literature and poetry. Sanna likes to compile Sudanese proverbs.
AbdelKarim Khaled Mahmoud
AbdelKarim (UWC Costa Rica 2014 -2016) is a thoughtful and genuine young man, who has shown extraordinary academic talent at school. Naturally empathetic, AbdelKarim wants to balance academic interests with extracurricular and community service initiatives.
Roua (UWC Maastricht 2014 – 2016) is a confident and eloquent young woman, with a great sense of humour. Roua was often volunteering for vulnerable communities in Sudan and was part of the United Nations Volunteers programme. An avid reader, she hopes to one day publish her own stories.
Mawada (Mahindra UWC 2014 -2016) is a strong and cheerful young woman who was Head Girl at her school when she applied to UWC in Sudan. Mawada has a special interest for creative and artistic pursuits and will further explore them at UWC. Her favourite subject right now is English Language and Literature.
Samuel (Red Cross Nordic, 2014 -2016) is a reflective and talented student, who was born in Kassala. As an Eritrean refugee, Samuel speaks fondly of his country and people, and hopes to be part of a brighter future in Eritrea. Samuel was a top student at his school in Kassala when he applied to UWC.
Mohammed (Mahindra UWC, 2013 - 2015) became a well-known member of the Mahindra UWC community, standing out as a future leader... and a great football player! After two years in India, Mohammed is now bracing the cold weather of Vermont, USA, as a freshman at Middlebury College.
Mohammed Ahmed Hummed
Mohamed (Maastricht UWC, 2013 - 2015) was a great ambassador for Eritrea to UWC. He graduated from UWC Maastricht in June 2015, which included a rare opportunity to present an IB exam in Tigrinya, his A1 language. Mohammed is now at Luther College, a Liberal Arts College in Iowa, USA.
Mahmoud Huta Aldirderi
Mahmoud (UWC Costa Rica 2013 – 2015) was a very active member of the UWC community: he helped prepare TedX UWCCR, participated in the Model United Nations and throughout represented Sudan with pride! Mahmoud graduated from UWC Costa Rica in June 2015 and he is now a freshman at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, USA.
Cani's (UWC of the Adriatic, 2013 - 2015) good humour and gentle manner made her a valued member of the UWC of the Adriatic, in Italy, which she graduated from in June 2015. Cani is now a freshman at Methodist University, in North Carolina, USA.
Razan Abdurrahman Idris
Razan (UWC-USA, 2012 - 2014) is now a sophomore, Reginaldo Howard Scholar, at Duke University in Durham, USA. She is interested in International Comparative Studies. Razan has been involved in the Muslim Student Association at Duke, and last summer attended the KARAMAH Law and Leadership programme, which promotes education, dialogue, and diligent action as the best tools to eradicate the dangerous and destructive effects of ignorance, silence and prejudice.