A unique kind of learning since 1962

UWC is an education movement comprising 16 international schools and colleges, national committees in more than 150 countries, and a series of short educational programmes.

A unique kind of learning since 1962

Governance

UWC comprises schools and colleges in 16 countries and national committees and selection contacts in more than 150. The UWC movement also consists of more than 60,000 alumni and other members in virtually every country in the world. UWC International is governed by the International Board and UWC Council. The executive arm of the International Board is the International Office, based in London. 

The international scope of the UWC movement is truly global.

Our missions and values...

UWC makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.
  • International and intercultural understanding
  • Celebration of difference
  • Personal responsibility and integrity
  • Mutual responsibility and respect
  • Compassion and service
  • Respect for the environment
  • A sense of idealism
  • Personal challenge
  • Action and personal example

Yesterday, today and tomorrow...

History

UWC short programmes deliver transformational learning experiences reaching beyond our colleges and schools.

Governance

An opportunity to place our current work and our future development within a strategic framework that will set a course for the next 5 years

Strategic Plan

An opportunity to place our current work and our future development within a strategic framework that will set a course for the next 5 years.

Our National Committees

UWC depends on the dedication and expertise of a network of volunteers to find and select many of our students.

These volunteer groups are called national committees and they operate in over 150 countries worldwide.

The UWC national committee system selects more than 1000 students each year from within their countries and territories to attend UWC schools, colleges and programmes.

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