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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.


Kishore Mahbubani Speaker Series

Join our KMSS sessions as we engage as a community with leading thinkers and conversation shapers from Singapore. 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.

High School (G9–12)

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Welcome to High School

Welcome to High School

Seema Desai

Seema Desai
High School Principal

A very warm welcome to Dover High School. Thank you for choosing our High School where you will be supported by a team of students and adults who will guide you through this transition. 

Our student ambassadors will greet you on your first day at school, helping you to connect with other students and navigate your way around the campus. Our Head of Grades and Mentors will keep an eye on how you are settling in and will be in touch with your parents. They will be with you on each stage of our journey through the UWCSEA High School.  Once all your classes start you will meet your dedicated subject and service teachers as well as activity and sports coaches and mentors. 

We are looking forward to getting to know you and discovering your interests and passions. At UWCSEA every part of your learning matters, inside and outside the classroom. We are also keen to see what you can give back to our community through service and leadership, both locally and beyond. 

I am very much looking forward to meeting you all in person. 

Warm regards,
Seema Desai
High School Principal

A day in our High School

Learning in High School

At the heart of our educational philosophy is the belief that we prepare students not just for university, but for life. We believe that it is the skills and qualities that our students develop, as much as the knowledge and understanding they gain, that will define the quality of the life they live. Importantly, we believe that students thrive when they are given the chance to be competent and autonomous learners and when they feel a strong sense of connection and belonging to their communities.

Underpinning our programme are regular opportunities for self-development and reflection through our personal and social education programme. A focus on wellbeing assists our students in developing as self aware, resilient individuals who are well prepared for life after school, including for university. This is evident in the high level of independence that our students have, in their relationships with teachers and peers and in the expectation that they will take the lead on issues that matter to them and work through barriers to find success.

Students who value themselves and others and who are willing to commit to the ideals of the UWC movement will gain enormously from our High School learning programme. It would be hard to find a more constructive, energetic and focused community than our High School student body.


Appropriate use of technology is integrated into each classroom as a tool to facilitate learning. All students have a laptop equipped with College-supplied software, and access to on-campus helpdesk support. 

University and career guidance

Our university advising and career guidance programme provides students with advice and access to tools that assist them to gauge potential for future studies and possible career paths that will best suit them. These are explored as part of the PSE programme in mentor time and during grade-level assemblies as part of the process of advising. 

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High School by the numbers

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