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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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Learning

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Learning

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.

Community

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Students

The passion and energy of our diverse community of students is what makes our campuses come to life. Learn more.

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Scholars

Our scholars come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring unique perspectives and experience to our community. Learn more.

Admissions

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Welcome

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.

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 at our fourth event on Thursday, 22 April. 
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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.

Jensen Hjorth

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Jensen joined UWCSEA East in 2012 and was Head of Grade 11/12 for six years prior to his appointment as High School Vice Principal and IB Coordinator at UWCSEA Dover in August 2019. Previously he was the founding Head of Science at St Joseph's Institution International. Prior to Singapore he taught science and biology in Australia at Geelong Grammar School and Scotch College in Victoria.

Jensen has taught the IB Diploma Programme in three different schools and has worked for the IBO as both a workshop leader and an examiner. Jensen is a passionate biologist, who is constantly amazed at the living world and brings this passion to his classroom. Before teaching, he spent several years as a researcher in the area of developmental neurobiology, publishing several scientific papers. He holds a PhD in the field from The University of Melbourne.

Jensen led UWCSEA East's first Council of International Schools (CIS) and Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) accreditation process. He has been part of several CIS/WASC evaluation teams including serving as Co-Chair of these teams. This experience allows him to learn from other schools while taking the opportunity to reflect on the important pillars of school structure and what is needed to constantly focus on improved student learning.

Jensen and his family enjoy travelling the world and learning about new cultures and different communities. His other passion is endurance sports; he has completed several Ironman triathlons, marathons and half marathons.

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