Studying at UWC Pearson College

How to apply

Students applying to the pre-university programme apply through UWC’s unique national committee system. Our three schools which educate younger students also accept direct applications. Find out more in this section.

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Who can apply?

UWC is open to students who are looking for a challenging and transformational education.

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Apply through a UWC national committee 

Most UWC colleges and schools rely on the dedication and expertise of the volunteer-based national committee network to promote UWC and select future students.

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Apply direct

Some UWC colleges and schools will accept direct applications, particularly those schools which educate a wider age range.

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Student profiles

Find out what it's really like to be a UWC student.

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UWC colleges and schools are global but entrance is not limited to those who can pay. The UWC scholarship programme ensures diversity through selection on potential and merit.