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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.

Junior School gardening UWCSEA East Campus

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.

Eleanor Alchin

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Ellie Alchin is the Director of Teaching and Learning on Dover Campus. She has a passion for holistic values-driven education and has worked in Singapore (at both UWCSEA East and Dover), at the International school of Geneva, Sevenoaks School in the UK, and the Aga Khan Academy in Kenya. Ellie’s background in educational leadership has been eclectic, with roles as a Head of Grade 11 and 12, Head of Faculty, Head of Geography, CAS Coordinator, Service and overseas trip leader.

Ellie has an undergraduate degree from Manchester University and a postgraduate teaching degree from Oxford. She was deputy chief examiner with the International Baccalaureate for Environmental Systems and Society for over 10 years. She has been heavily involved in the College’s Initiative for Peace programme for the past six years and led the first Sky School curriculum hackathon to collaboratively develop the Peacebuilding course now used in refugee camps around the world.

A keen traveller, Ellie loves playing the bassoon, walking in beautiful landscapes, reading, opera, dancing, learning new things, and most of all spending time with her family. Her husband Nick is the Principal of High School at East Campus and they have three children.

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