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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 live the mission through their lives. Learn more.

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 Curriculum

Our concept-based currriculum 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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How to Apply

Our admissions process helps us to identify students who will benefit most from our learning programme. 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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Measuring Impact

The UWC mission requires us to measure our success througth the impact we have on students and the wider community. Learn more.

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.

Community

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Community

Our united, welcoming community is spread across two campuses and is a vibrant, truly international group of day and boarding students, staff, parents and alumni. We believe that a strong College community, based on shared values, is fundamental to our success, and continuing to build and support that community is a key area of focus in our strategic plan.

Our community embodies everything the UWC movement stands for: personal integrity and trust of others; willingness to accept responsibility and take action; and openness to other ways of being. What also distinguishes our community is how much they give in service to others: their compassion and commitment are writ large in the many hundreds of hours of impactful service the College bears witness to every year. This service takes place across a hugely diverse range of activities, and we celebrate this as much as our academic achievements.

Home to people from around the world, Singapore’s identity as an influential global hub provides opportunities for our students to develop an international network of friends, many of whom stay connected for life. In their daily life our students are immersed in a community of diverse cultures and rich heritage which adds so much to the learning environment and outcomes. Our deliberate focus on building diversity in our student and staff community, together with our work on inclusion, increases the richness of ideas, creating an internationalist mindset and building respect for others. 

Key to any school is the quality of interactions between members of the community. UWCSEA believes that all interactions should be based on trust, honesty and mutual respect as we work to create a harmonious community where all members are actively involved in fulfilling our mission.   

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Meet our community

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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 Nadine

Experiencing Dance Show helped us form connections with peers in the wider community.

Nadine '20 and Mea '20, Dover Campus alumni

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Community Voices Lorena Ferreira

As a UWCSEA teacher I have the opportunity to develop the UWC spirit in my students and together we can build a better world.

Lorena Ferreira, Grade 3 Teacher and Curriculum Coordinator, Dover Campus

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Community Voices Sarah

UWCSEA is an exciting environment where students, staff and community members challenge and inspire each other, inside and outside the classroom.

Sarah Song, Teacher of Humanities and English in Middle School

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Community Voices Lorena Ferreira

Lorena Ferreira, Grade 3 Teacher and Curriculum Coordinator, Dover Campus

UWCSEA is more than just a school. Once you have been part of a UWC it becomes part of you and your life. Many years ago (so many that I choose not to count!) I was a young student at UWCAC in Wales. The experiences I had, the people I met, and the things I learnt there, have all made me who I am today - a person who always gives her best, who is not afraid to tackle new challenges and who believes that we can all make a difference. Now being an UWCSEA teacher means that I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to develop the UWC spirit in my students and together we can build a better world.

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Community Voices Sarah

Sarah Song, Teacher of Humanities and English in Middle School

I was drawn to the UWC community both as a parent and a teacher after learning of its mission, which aligned with the very motivation that led me to the education field. 

I was born in Seoul, Korea, and emigrated to the US at the age of three. I grew up in a small town on the outskirts of New York City.  After completing my BA and MA at the University of Pennsylvania and my Ed M at Columbia University, I imagined settling down in the New England area. Life, however, had other plans and led me to stays in Dallas, Tokyo, Seoul, and Hong Kong before I settled in Singapore. 

While I loved growing up in New York, I periodically encountered bouts of intolerance and prejudice (even in such a culturally diverse environment). These encounters affirmed my conviction that the classroom can and should provide a forum to promote dialogue and understanding as part of a holistic learning programme. I really enjoy teaching students in Middle School, and I’m always happy to share my own personal experiences and life anecdotes to encourage meaningful conversations about individual perspectives.