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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.

Pamela Kelly Wetzell

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Pamela Kelly Wetzell joined UWCSEA Dover as a University Advisor in 2010 and has enjoyed the challenge of leading the University Advising Centre at East since 2012. She is well-engaged in life at UWCSEA, holding roles including Assistant Boarding Houseparent, supervisor of activities such as Law Society and Medical Society and member of the Staff Scholarship Committee. Pamela has presented at numerous college counselling conferences, including the International Association of College Admissions Counselors (IACAC) Summer Conference; the CIS Forum on Admissions & Guidance and the EARCOS-CIS Institute on Higher Education & Guidance. As both a faculty member of IACAC’s Pre-Conference Institute and an IACAC Scholar Mentor, Pamela has provided training and mentorship to college counsellors who are new to the profession or from under-resourced high schools around the world. Pamela has been an outside reader of international applications for University of California, Los Angeles and is active in the college counsellor network across the UWC movement.

Originally from New York City, Pamela earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She clerked for a federal district judge in San Diego and practised securities litigation with Shearman & Sterling in San Francisco before moving to Asia more than 20 years ago where, out of sheer necessity, she founded a small international school in Phuket for her own children and their friends. She acted as Director of that school for 11 years, earning a Master’s degree in Human Development and Educational Leadership from Pacific Oaks College along the way.

Pamela has a highly global family with a husband whose Project Management business is based in Phuket and daughters who live in Melbourne and San Francisco. Because of this, she spends a large portion of her holidays in the air. Having raised her family in a multicultural environment, Pamela feels strongly aligned with UWC’s mission and believes in the transformative power of education.

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