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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.



Welcome to Admissions

Come explore UWCSEA

Mallika Ramdas

Mallika Ramdas
Director of Admissions

► Watch: About UWCSEA Admissions

A very warm welcome as you explore UWCSEA with us! I am so excited that you have chosen to learn more about the UWC in Singapore as a possible destination for yourself (if you are a student) or for your child or children.

Reflecting on her journey since graduating, one of our alumni once said to me: “UWCSEA makes one a global citizen and instils in you an appreciation for difference.” Never have these traits been as important as they are now.  

I know without a doubt that the unique concept-based and holistic education we offer kickstarts our students on that path to global citizenship and appreciating difference. Understanding oneself and others, engaging with difference in all its myriad forms, grappling with varied perspectives in one’s interactions within and beyond the classroom, and striving for collaborative, creative, and compassionate action even when you may not agree with each other’s views, is at the heart of every element that makes up our holistic learning programme: academics, activities, outdoor education, personal and social education, and service.  

Making “education a force to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future” is not easy, but the UWC movement continues to be as committed to its mission today as it was when this mission was first adopted over 50 years ago. Like every other UWC in our global movement of 18 schools and colleges, we work towards this mission by enabling a deliberately diverse group of young people—our students—to participate in a challenging and transformative educational experience while demonstrating through their behaviour a commitment to our core values.  

To foster this intentionally diverse student community, we engage in a holistic admissions process. Students are selected from an applicant pool of young people who have met our entrance criteria and demonstrated that they have the potential to live up to the mission and values of the College and thrive in all elements of our holistic learning programme

Having worked at UWCSEA for nearly 20 years, as Head of University Advising and an IB English Teacher in the High School, and now in leading our Admissions team, I am a strong advocate for the transformative power of a UWCSEA education. I invite you to learn more about us by exploring this website, by attending an Open Day and visiting our campuses (in person or virtually), and by contacting us with any questions you may have. 

My colleagues and I very much look forward to hearing from you!  

Warm regards,
Mallika Ramdas
Director of Admissions

Want to know more? Fill in our enquiry form below!

Community voices

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Community Voices Hannah

I have learned how each subject merges with my everyday life.

Hannah '23, East Campus student

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Community Voices Nabiila

The community is a very supportive one.

Nabiila Nufoka '20, Dover Campus alumnus

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Community Voices Dheer '23

People are willing to go out of their way to help you.

Dheer '23, Dover Campus student

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Community Voices Michelle

I grew a deep appreciation for cultures.

Michelle Osiro '20, Dover Campus alumnus

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Community Voices Nicole

That initial act of being so welcoming and kind created a really good first impression

Nicole '23, Dover Campus student

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