UWC’s 17 schools and colleges deliver a challenging and transformational education to over 9,500 students each year. Education at UWC schools and colleges is underpinned by shared guiding principles. UWC schools, colleges, and programmes all have distinctive characters but share the same commitment to UWC’s mission and values and educational model. UWCs aim to provide a holistic education, recognizing that developing changemakers for a global future entails more than just academic brilliance. We are committed to the idea that values-driven, experiential learning should be accessible to anyone in the world, regardless of their ability to pay. As a result, UWCs provide extensive scholarships for qualified students.