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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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Learning

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Learning.

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.

Community

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Students

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

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Scholars

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

Admissions

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Welcome

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.

Careers

CAREERS

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.

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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 Board of Governors

UWCSEA benefits from a highly experienced Board of Governors. The role of the Board is to set direction, establish policies, ensure accountability, and provide leadership to improve the learning environment for students at the College. The Board draws a clear line between governance and management and operates at a strategic level. It does not involve itself in the day-to-day running of the College.

The Board is made up of Board Elected Governors (elected in a personal capacity) and Community Elected Governors (elected by the constituencies of Parent Representatives [Dover and East] and Academic Staff [Dover and East]). The Board is also able to, in its absolute discretion, select a representative from various organisations who are not subject to election; however, there are no such Governors currently serving on the Board.

The Board meets formally four times a year. Between meetings, Governors are expected to serve on one of the five Board Committees: Audit and Risk, Education and Talent, Engagement and Foundation, Finance and Infrastructure, and Governance. There is also a Committee of Chairs, made up of the Board Chair and Chairs of the Board Committees. Governors may also be asked to assist with matters on an ad hoc basis.

At meetings, Governors are expected to base their views on an impartial assessment of the available facts and hence act and vote according to conscience and judgement in the best interests of the College. On a less formal basis, Governors support College events and functions, and are advocates of the College within the wider community.

Sajjad Akhtar

Vice Chair
Chair of Governance Committee
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Daire Dunne BoG

Chair of Engagement and Foundation Committee
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Chair of Finance and Infrastructure Committee
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Jean Sung

Independent Director of The UWCSEA Foundation Ltd

Audit and Risk Committee Education and Talent Committee Engagement AND FOUNDATION Committee Finance and Infrastructure Committee Governance Committee Committee of Chairs
Chair
Yukiko Izumi Heather Carmichael Daire Dunne Dimple Sanghi Sajjad Akhtar SuLian Tay
Board Members
Anthony Hodge Nick Alchin Nick Alchin Nick Alchin Nick Alchin Sajjad Akhtar
Angel Wu Seng Chee Ho Gayathri Nair Jeff Plein Kim Teo '76 Heather Carmichael
  Sharon Heller Kim Teo Sugandhi Matta Pamela Kelly Wetzell Daire Dunne
    Kirtida Mekani (Independent Director) Brian Arcese     Yukiko Izumi
    Jean Sung (Independent Director)     Dimple Sanghi
           
Advisers
Luke Furler Ijlal Naqvi Varun Dutt '04 Charmaine Chin '99 Don Stokes  
Betty Yang Mara McAdams Rahul Sahgal '85 Brian Lim Neeti Jain  
  Shine Ding     David Katz  
  Madhumita Banerjee     Alain Bernasconi  
JOINT ACADEMIC BOARD (UWCSEA / UWCSEA - EAST) JOINT EXAMINATION BOARDS (UWCSEA / UWCSEA - EAST)
Nick Alchin (Dover and East) Nick Alchin (Dover and East)
Cathy Jones (Dover and East) Cathy Jones (Dover and East)
Patrick Hurworth (Dover and East) Patrick Hurworth (Dover and East)
Kevin Chua (Dover and East) Seema Desai (Dover)
  Damian Bacchoo (East)