News

News

The latest updates and goings-on with GoMakeADifference.

  • GoMakeADifference Project Winner appears on CBC Radio

    26 June 2018 | Tags: , ,

    In June of this year, project winner John Michael Koffi appeared on Canada’s CBC Radio to talk about his fascinating journey, his autobiographic novel, and UWC scholarship. Listen to the interview in full.

  • 2018 Winners announced – 31 successful projects

    1 May 2018 | Tags: , ,

    GoMakeADifference is delighted to announce grant awards for 31 projects to support UWC students, to live the UWC mission after they graduate this summer. 2018 will see UWC students making a difference in Africa, Asia, Americas, Middle East and Europe. The total value of grants awarded for 2018 is $30,000.

  • 2018 Applications Received

    8 March 2018 | Tags: , ,

    A massive thank you to everyone who applied for 2018 awards and to the UWC co-ordinators who helped promote the awards and offered advice to the applicants. We are delighted to announce we have received 80 applications from all 17 schools/colleges across the UWC movement.

  • 2017 Winners’ Update

    8 November 2017 | Tags: , ,

    We have been busy cataloguing the 2017 award winners on the website recently, as well as collating reports on this years’ successfully projects from UWC students all over Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

  • Feel inspired – Video overview of previous projects

    UWC students have helped to make a difference in so many ways across the globe. Have a look at this video and be inspired.

  • 2017 Winners announced – 30 successful projects

    22 March 2017 | Tags: , ,

    GoMakeADifference has announced 30 successful projects from UWC students. 2017 will see UWC students make a difference in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, using the total awards of $30,000.

  • 2017 Applications Received

    28 February 2017 | Tags: ,

    So the date has passed when applications needed to be received in order to be considered for a 2017 GoMakeADifference award. We are really pleased with the number and quality of applications received this year, which has made assessing the projects very difficult.

  • 2016 Highlights

    24 October 2016 | Tags: , ,

    In 2016, GoMakeADifference funded 20 grants that enabled UWC graduates from around the world deliver projects that serve the community and change lives for the better. Hundreds of people have benefited from programs funded by GoMakeADifference, and these are just a few of the wonderful projects that have been completed this year.

  • 2016 Winners – GoMAD Goes Global

    21 April 2016 | Tags: , ,

    GoMAD, (Go Make a Difference), has this year been expanded to all UWC schools and colleges – with 20 grants being awarded of £1,000 each for UWC students to go, make a difference immediately after they graduate.