From Trash to Très Chic

Waterford's budding designers showed off their creativity in the third edition of the annual Glam Trash Fashion Bash, an environmentally-friendly fashion show where the outfits were made of recycled items.  Read more.

Swaziland Careers Fair

WK initiative in its 7th year

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About 1700 students attended the 7th edition of the fair, which was held in Ezulwini and organised by the Career Support Initiiative, an IB community service group. To read more, click here

 

Community Service

Mandela Week

Students paid tribute to former WK parent and grandparent Nelson Mandela by doing one week of community service activities and making a giant portrait of Madiba. To read more, click here.   

Academic Departments

Music 

Many of the Music students shared their impressive talents with the community at a beautiful concert recently. The performances ranged from solos to class ensembles. To read more, click here.

 

Alumni Impact

Blake McDermott

Blake is spending the year working as a Communications Officer at two non-governmental organisations in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar. To read more, click here.

WK Facts and Figures

  • 600 students from over 50 countries
  • 57 academic staff from 18 countries
  • 80% of the student body is African
  • 30% of students receive bursary support
  • 50% of IB students receive bursary support
  • 60% of students are boarders
  • Average IB score is 34 (equal to more than four A grades at A level)
  • Around 5,000 students have received a Waterford education to date