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Diversity in Action (residential)

This summer, the EU Scholarship Programme for Cypriot Youth at UWC is returning with another residential UWC short course in Kornos, Cyprus. 

The Diversity in Action short course will bring together up to 40 participants from Cyprus, Europe and the Mediterranean region to explore and imagine ways to create inclusive and sustainable communities. 

During the course, participants will live and learn together and be equipped with the tools to become young change-makers. 

Join us in Kornos to:

  • Learn more about and discuss issues like sustainability, diversity and social change;
  • Practice leadership and changemaker skills;
  • Join an experiential learning process with engaging workshops, activities 
  • Experience living and learning with people from different cultures and backgrounds;
  • Meet and make friends with like-minded peers;
  • Learn from an international team of facilitators passionate about transformative education;
  • Hear from guest speakers about their experience in changemaking and social impact;
  • Explore the region around Kornos and its rich and diverse history;
  • Leave feeling more equipped to tackle global issues through local action. 



Dates: 28 June - 12 July 2023

Location: Cosmopolis multi-venue, Kornos, Cyprus

Language of Instruction: English


  • You are born between 28 June 2006 and 28 June 2009;
  • You are from and/or live in Cyprus, Europe, or the Mediterranean region;
  • You are able and comfortable speaking and understanding English in order to follow the course; 
  • You are fully available from 28 June to 12 July 2023.

Additional eligibility for Cypriot participants:

  • You were born in Cyprus or one of your parents was born in Cyprus;
  • You are a resident in Cyprus.

Application Information: Fill this form to apply as a participant. Fill this form to apply as a facilitator. 

Application deadline: 24 April 2023 for participants and 17 April 2023 for facilitators. 

Course fee: This course is funded by the European Union. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship to participate in the short course. 

International participants are responsible for their own travel to/from Cyprus.


What to expect from a UWC Short Course? Watch this video to hear from participants of the UWC Short Course that took place in Kornos, Cyprus in summer 2022:

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