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UWCx Event Accreditation Form

Introduction


Thank you for applying to become a UWCx event.

There are a couple of things we need to find out about you and your project so that we can get started. Before completing this form, please read the Introduction to 
UWCx which provides more background information.

Please revise the UWCx event admission guidelines below to assess if your initiative is in line with our criteria.  

 

 

Support to the UWC Mission

  • UWCx events shall reflect and further the UWC mission, its values, reach and impact.

  • UWCx events shall focus on issues and topics that are in line with and contribute to spreading the values of UWC. 

 

UWCx event organisational principles

  • UWCx events shall be organised as a nonprofit. As such, any surplus should be reinvested in the organisation of further events and/or in supporting UWC. 

  • UWCx events shall be financially sustainable. A  business plan detailing expected sources of funding shall be in place. 

  • UWCx events shall be organised in a way that respects the core values of UWC, amongst others, they should: 

    • Promote international and intercultural understanding, celebrate the value of difference, mutual responsibility and respect;

    • Ensure gender balance and cultural diversity of speakers and facilitators;

    • Follow sustainability principles in the event organisation, such as minimising waste and the use of plastic, choosing locally grown food for catering and offering preferably plant-based options, supporting the local economy by selecting local companies for catering and service, etc.

  • All UWC events shall be transparent with UWC International regarding financing, team and governance structures as and when required.

 

Commitments towards UWC

  • Upon joining, UWCx events have the right to use the UWCx brand. To ensure consistency, events must comply with the UWC brand guidelines.

  • UWCx events shall submit an ‘Impact Summary’ to UWC International after the event has finished.

  • Each UWCx event must appoint a contact person for UWC International and must inform UWC International should the contact person change. 

  • UWCx events must review the UWC Common Standards for Safeguarding, provide a written agreement to them and apply them to their work, in particular when dealing with minors. Each UWCx event must also appoint a Designated Safeguard Lead (DSL) prior to UWCx accreditation being granted. 

  • UWCx events should clearly display the UWCx logo on their programme and visual identity. UWC flyers and informative materials shall be distributed to participants at the event. 


This form consists of two parts: 
  1. More information about your initiative - including your team and organisational structure. All questions are displayed on one page to give you an overview and allow you to liaise with your team when necessary
  2. Terms of Agreement - these are the terms you must agree to on behalf of the initiative to enable you to become a UWCx initiative.
Please press "next" to fill out the form.