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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.

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Apply now for August 2021

Find our more about our annual admissions cycle. We are currently accepting applications for K1–Grade 11. 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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Kishore Mahbubani Speaker Series: Reimagining Learning

Join us as we engage pioneers and thinkers in education at our second event Digital Learning and Disruption on Wednesday, 9 December. 
Learn more and RSVP.

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.

Make an Application

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Make an application

We accept applications for the coming school year, one year in advance and do not keep a rolling waitlist. Applications open on 1 September each year for entry in August of the following year.

Our annual cycle is similar to many national school systems (although ours is not first-come, first-served) or a university application process. In August each year, we add an additional 22 places in most grades, and as ours is a largely expatriate community, we often have places created by those families who are leaving Singapore.

All applicants who meet our entry criteria are considered for one of the available places. If demand for places exceeds the number of students we can enrol, we determine how we allocate the available places to based on our commitment to diversity.

UWCSEA follows the northern hemisphere school year, with school running from mid-August to late June of the following year.

Important considerations

Which grade would your child be applying for? Refer to our age-grade placement information

We'd also like to highlight these key policies and practices:

How long until you know if the application if successful? Refer to our annual admissions cycle timeline

When are you looking to join us?

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