UWC Movement
UWC schools have a strong track record of achieving academic success alongside the objective of promoting understanding between different national and ethnic groups through education
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The mission of the United World College (UWC) Movement is to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future
There are currently 14 UWC schools located across the world all combining the following features
  • A rigorous academic programme
  • A locally based social responsibility programme
  • A multi-cultural environment
An average of 70 different nationalities are represented each academic year across UWC schools
Living on campus with a diverse group of peers creates an environment where preconceptions, prejudices and values are questioned and tested on a daily basis
The UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformative educational experience to a diverse cross section of students
Inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future
Prominent UWC Alumni
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  • Jorma Ollila, Former chairman of Nokia Corporation, Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell
  • Peter Sands, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Ian Khama, President of Botswana
  • HM The King of The Netherlands
  • Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary UK
  • Pentti Kouri, Professor of Economics: Stanford, Yale, Helsinki, New York Universities
  • Federico Varese, Professor of Criminology, Oxford University
  • Alan McGregor, Professor of Medicine, King’s College
  • Louise Leakey, Palaeontologist