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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.

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.


Moving to an Inclusive and Diverse Society: The Role of Law

By Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law.
Mr Shanmugam's presentation will be followed by a moderated Q&A with our live audience. View here


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A welcome from our Director of Admissions and introduction to our process. Learn more.

UWCSEA runs an annual application cycle

Apply now for August 2023

We are welcoming applications for entry in the 2023/2024 school year. 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.


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Our K–12 academic curriculum is shaped by our mission. Through our Academic programme, students develop intellectual habits and passions that stay with them for life. Learning goals in languages, mathematics, sciences, the Arts, humanities, technology and physical education build logically through each grade, preparing students for the next academic challenge and for life beyond school.
The conceptual nature of our curriculum, which focuses on ideas that can transfer across the world, supports students who are joining us from different countries, educational systems and backgrounds. For example, while the content of a chosen text in English or a specific time period in History may vary between educational systems, the concepts that underpin that subject area remain the same. The learning is therefore transferable between systems. 
Our academic curriculum aims to develop the specific conceptual understandings necessary to build Peace and a Sustainable Future, educating for a better world. The conceptual understandings are derived from UNESCO’s Education for Sustainable Development Goals. Along with the skills and qualities of our Learner Profile, many of these concepts are reinforced through linkages to the other four elements of our Leaning Programme.

Academics in action: concept-based teaching and learning

Explore academics by school

Q&A on academics at UWCSEA

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Visit our campus and school section pages to find out more about how Academics and the other elements of the learning programme combine to encourage students to gain deep interdisciplinary understandings which can be applied in real world situations.