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Guiding statements

UWC South East Asia is a member of the UWC movement. We are a mission-driven organisation with a strong commitment to the educational principles of Kurt Hahn, our founder, and a passionate belief in the importance of education as a force for good in the world.

UWC mission

The UWC movement makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.

UWCSEA educational goal

The UWCSEA goal is to educate individuals to embrace challenge and take responsibility for shaping a better world.

UWCSEA ambition

UWCSEA will be a leader in international education. We will have a worldwide reputation for providing a challenging, holistic, values-based education with an emphasis upon academic achievement, service to others, environmental stewardship, teamwork and leadership.


The UWCSEA community expects members to:

• be honest and act with integrity

• avoid prejudice by developing views based on evidence, reasoning and understanding

• be compassionate and morally responsible

• embrace challenge in order to maximise their potential

• help other people

• take an interest in and enjoy friendship with people of all cultures and backgrounds

• minimise their harmful impact on the environment

Students, parents, staff, Board members and alumni are all considered to be part of the UWCSEA community.


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