What Benefits Would a Uwc Education Offer You?

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What benefits would a UWC education offer you?

• UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformative education experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

•  Students come from about 80-90 countries, so there is plenty of diversity.

• Our student intake is deliberately diverse and each of the schools and colleges draws together students from many different nations and backgrounds. Our bursaries, scholarships and fee structures aim to ensure a broad socio-economic mix within the student body that adds value to the student experience and the organisation.

• UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformative education experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

• UWC has played a key role in developing the IB Diploma through developing and updating school-based syllabi. These are additional standard level courses which any school teaching the IB can develop and teach upon approval from the IB. Over the years, nine UWC schools and colleges have developed school-based syllabi some of which have since become mainstream IB subjects

• "Being surrounded by people from all around the world inspires me."

• UWC education
• A UWC education is founded on seven educational principles inspired by Kurt Hahn. Though set within the context of Hahn’s original thought, it reflects experience gained from our 50 year history as well as current educational thinking.

United World Colleges is a unique organisation. It is the only global educational NGO that brings students together from all over the world, selected from within their own countries, on merit and regardless of their ability to pay. These students come together at one of twelve United World Colleges (UWC) that aim to foster international understanding and peace.UWC...
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