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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

Make an application 

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.

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Tilson is the Vice Principal of the Junior School for Grade 4 and 5. She joined UWCSEA as the Primary School Mathematics Coach in 2012 after nearly 20 years teaching children and leading learning in the United States and Germany.

Tilson feels a congruency with UWC’s holistic learning and her strong beliefs about educating students to find identity, meaning and purpose. Further, she considers the relationships between students, parents and teachers to be integral to the success of a school community.

She and her husband, Randy, have four children, three of whom are currently pursuing university degrees. Mary Bowen, the youngest, is a student in the Middle School.

Tilson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Education, Administration and Supervision. Her interests include cooking, camping, exercise and travel.

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