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About Us

UWCSEA is a united, welcoming community, spread across two campuses that embrace students and their families .
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Guiding Statements

Our Guiding Statements help to ensure that our students are equipped to enact the mission throughout their lives . 
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A UWCSEA education is values-based and holistic, developing young people who will build a more peaceful and sustainable world. Learn more.

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K–12 Concept-Based Curriculum.

Our curriculum is designed to help students develop knowledge, skills and understanding through five elements of our learning programme. Learn more.


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The passion and energy of our diverse community of students is what makes our campuses come to life. Learn more.

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Our scholars come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring unique perspectives and experience to our community. Learn more.


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A welcome from our Director of Admissions and introduction to our process. Learn more.

UWCSEA runs an annual application cycle

Applications for 2024/2025

Applications for the 2024/2025 school year will open on 1 September . 2023 Learn more.



If you are as inspired by our mission to make education a force to unite people...Learn more.

Working at UWCSEA

We welcome applications from prospective colleagues who will contribute to our diverse community…Learn more.

Our Big Ideas

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Our Big Ideas

As a learning community, we engage with the world of ideas to connect concepts and put ideas into action. Learn more.


Singapore as a Nation State: Past, Present and Future.

By Mr Janadas Devan, Director of the Institute of Policy Studies at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS

Discover the fascinating evolution of 'Singapore as a Nation State, Past Present and Future' with Mr. Janadas Devan and our panel of UWCSEA students, connecting Singapore's historical roots and its present circumstances. View here

Support Us

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Support us

The UWCSEA culture of giving and service is central to our identity as a mission-aligned community. Learn more.

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Impact of Giving

The generosity of our community has had a significant impact on individuals and groups in Singapore, the region and globally. Learn more.

UWCSEA Mission Competencies

When students run a peace conference, set up their own edible gardening project or take up 'Coding for Good' these are all demonstrations of what we call ‘mission competencies’ in practice. Mission Competencies are the knowledge, skills, understanding and dispositions that can be identified as demonstrations of our Learning Programme in action. They emerge when students, and our alumni, mobilise their learning in complex, real-world situations in service to the Mission. 

Described below are the five competencies. These reflect both the breadth of our holistic Learning Programme and the ways that students and alumni can be seen to be enacting the Mission. 

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Competency 1: Essential Literacies

Critically and creatively integrating and adapting literacies essential to supporting communication and problem-solving in local and global contexts.

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Competency 2: Interpersonal and Intercultural Understanding

Engaging with the cultures, politics and identities of self and others, including the norms and values that underlie one’s actions.

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Competency 3: Peacebuilding

Building peace in local and global contexts.

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Competency 4: Sustainable Development

Engaging with complexity, understanding multiple futures, taking the role of steward and developing sustainable solutions within environmental, social, economic and political systems.

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Competency 5: Self and Community Wellbeing

Building wellbeing in self and others, whilst supporting a sense of connectedness and autonomy.