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UWC Atlantic College – College & Schools, How to Apply?

UWC Atlantic college is a college for students aged 16-19 years of age. Students travel from over 150 countries to live, study and learn together pursuing the International Baccalaureate and an outdoor-orientated experiential education over two years.

UWC Atlantic College Mission

Our mission combined with the three founding principles of UWC Atlantic provides a very strong foundation from which to build.

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UWC Atlantic College

Our Founding Principles:

  • To be innovators in education
  • To provide opportunity to deserving students from around the world to access this education irrespective of their ability to pay
  • For this education to take place in a unique and exceptional setting where the entire campus is the classroom

18 UWC Schools and Colleges Worldwide

UWC’s 18 schools and colleges are set on 4 continents and deliver a challenging and transformational education to over 10,500 students each year. 

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UWC Atlantic College

Each of UWC schools and colleges has its own distinct character and identity, influenced by their host country, the specific setting, cultural context and their community. Some campuses are nestled in nature, while others are integrated into towns or cities. These surroundings also help shape what makes each UWC school or college experience special.

  1. UWC East Africa (Moshi and Arusha Tanzania)
  2. UWC Mostar (Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  3. UWC Atlantic (Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK)
  4. UWC Robert Bosch College (Freiburg, Germany)
  5. UWC Costa Rica (Santa Ana Downtown, Costa Rica)
  6. Pearson College UWC (Victoria, Canada)
  7. UWC South East Asia (Singapore)
  8. UWC Mahindra College (Pune, India)
  9. UWC Dilijan (Dilijan, Armenia)
  10. UWC Changshu China (Changshu, China)
  11. UWC Adriatic (Duino, Italy)
  12. UWC Thailand (Phuket, Thailand)
  13. Li Po Chun UWC of Hong Kong ( Hong Kong S.A.R., CHINA)
  14. UWC MAASTRICHT (Maastricht, The Netherlands)
  15. UWC ISAK JAPAN (Karuizawa, Japan)
  16. Waterford Kamhlaba UWC of Southern Africa (Mbabane, Eswatini)
  17. UWC Red Cross Nordic (Flekke, Norway)
  18. UWC USA (Montezuma, New Mexico)

UWC Atlantic College Admission

How to Apply?

We’re looking for amazing students, who are passionate about creating a better world for everyone.

Every year, UWC students:

  • Make new friends from different countries, cultures and backgrounds
  • Discover new perspectives, and challenge their own
  • Take part in activities and community initiatives 
  • Find out how to turn passion for change into action
  • Get an education that will transform their future

Are you a student looking for a different kind of education? A parent searching for a school that will energize your child? Or a teacher, seeking a place to make the most of a student’s potential?

Click one of the three links below, and we’ll show you how to apply to UWC:

  1. APPLY FO THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (AGE 16-19 YEARS)
  2. APPLY FOR YOUNGER YEARS (AGE 2-15 YEARS)
  3. APPLY FOR UWC SHORT COURSES AND SUMMER PROGRAMMES

What is the UWC Global Selection Programme?

The UWC Global Selection Programme is an alternative application route for the IBDP years at UWC, designed for candidates who wish to forego financial needs assessment. A certain number of places has been allocated at 16 UWC schools and colleges and will be available to candidates selected through the UWC Global Selection Programme.

These candidates are not eligible for scholarships and undertake to pay the full fee for the UWC school or college to which they are successful in applying. 

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For more helpful links and articles visit the UWC Atlantic College Website: https://www.atlanticcollege.org/