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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.

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Kishore Mahbubani Speaker Series: Reimagining Learning

Join us as we engage pioneers and thinkers in education in the lead up to our 50th anniversary year. 
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A welcome from our Director of Admissions and introduction to our process. Learn more.

UWCSEA runs an annual application cycle

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Find our more about our annual admissions cycle and join our Admissions updates email list. 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.

Allison Ziemer

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Allison joined UWCSEA as a Grade 2 classroom teacher in August 2002. Since joining UWCSEA, she has held various classroom teaching and leadership positions. Currently Allison is a Vice-Principal in the Junior School. Allison has 19 years teaching experience and has taught a range of age levels.

Allison graduated from the University of Victoria in Canada with a Bachelor of Education and recently went on to complete a Masters in Education. She began her teaching career in small rural school in northern Canada before leaving to come to Singapore.

Allison is a passionate educator who endeavors to make the Junior School a place where all children feel a sense of belonging and can achieve their potential. She is dedicated to working with young people to develop their confidence and find their strengths.

In her free time, Allison enjoys reading, walking, listening to podcasts and traveling with her family. She is married to Scott Ziemer, who is the Head of Grade 4, and they have 2 children here at UWC. Her daughter Riley is finishing Middle School and her son, Ty, is only a few years behind.

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