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Application Inspiration

August 2018

  • How Do I Know International Community School Is For Me?

    Published 28/08/18, by Clara Cruz

    Studying at an international community school is a unique experience. The environment, the people you study and live alongside and the way you learn are all intended to stretch you in ways you may not expect.

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  • What do UWC alumni want new students to know?

    Published 23/08/18, by Clara Cruz

    The UWC experience is unique. Through offering cross-cultural community, a focus on changemaking, and the academic rigour of the IB Diploma, UWC schools and colleges provide an education like no other.

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  • How can I give my application to UWC my best shot?

    Published 16/08/18, by Amelia Redmond

    An application to study at a UWC school is the first step in a life-changing experience. Not just life-changing for you, but also for those whose lives you will impact during and after your time as a UWC student.

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  • Sharing your passions: how hobbies and interests can make your application form shine

    Published 16/08/18, by Amelia Redmond
    We make no secret of the fact that two years studying at a UWC school towards the IB Diploma is a challenging experience. The UWC experience demands much more of our students than academic study alone. In addition to following a rigorous curriculu
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  • How to get offered a place at the world's best boarding schools

    Published 08/08/18, by Amelia Redmond

    Getting into one of the world's best boarding schools is undoubtedly an achievement of which anyone should be proud. But often the best schools are looking for so much more than outstanding academic grades or proof that you can afford the school fees. In this post we consider what the "best" actually looks like for you, and how to maximise your chances of being offered a place.

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