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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.


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


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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.

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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The National Youth Achievement Award programme (NYAA) is an all rounded national youth development programme and is designed in line with the Ministry of Education’s Levels of Attainment, focusing on effort and merit of the individual.

The National Youth Achievement Award is one of the premier youth development programmes in Singapore. Officially launched on 9 May 1992 by the President of the Republic of Singapore at the Istana, the NYAA programme aims to encourage young people between the ages of 13 and 30 years to develop personal qualities of self-reliance, perseverance and a sense of responsibility to themselves, to society and to the nation.

There are three levels in the NYAA programme:

  • Bronze Award for students who are 13 and under 30 years old and requires a minimum period of involvement of 6 months
  • Silver Award for students who are 15 and under 30 years old and requires a minimum period of involvement of 12 months
  • Gold Award for students who are 16 and under 30 years old and requires a minimum period of involvement of 18 months

The programme has three key components, which all participants are required to complete: 

  1. Service Learning, 
  2. Healthy Living (Physical and Mental Wellness), and
  3. Outdoor Appreciation (Environmental Stewardship). 

The Community Leadership Initiative (Creating an Impact, Delivering Change) is offered at Gold Level Only.

At UWCSEA, we currently offer the Silver and Gold award for High School. Grades 9s enrol directly into the Silver programme (they will finish the programme in Grade 10) and Gold programme is available to students who are committed to the programme through further activity in Grades 11, including an additional adventurous expedition (on top of the Grade 11 Project Week).

You can find more information regarding the award throughout the NYAA Council website and UWCSEA NYAA (Dover) microsite. UWCSEA is an Award operating authority of the National Youth Achievement Award Council.