The United World College National Committee of Great Britain welcomes you!

The United World Colleges are a group of sixth-form colleges across the world where young people aged 16-19 study together for the International Baccalaureate diploma, while starting conversations about how to make the world a more peaceful and sustainable place.

The National Committee of Great Britain is responsible for selecting students from Great Britain to attending United World Colleges, supporting these students at their colleges, and raising awareness of UWC activities in Great Britain. 

Learn ‣ 

Find out about the UWC movement, the National Committee, and the United World Colleges across the world. 

History | College Profiles | The International Baccalaureate | More...

Apply ‣

Discover how British citizens or residents can apply to study at a United World College, and how the process works.

The Application Form | Assessment Days | Eligibility Criteria | More...

Volunteer ‣

The National Committee is always looking for more volunteers to help us with our work. There are many ways to help!

Publicity | Help at Assessment Week | Raise Money

Contact ‣

Get in touch with the National Committee if you need help, have a problem, or want to know more about what we do.

We aim to reply to all queries as quickly as possible.

UWC Promotional Video 2014

Latest News

  • Applications Close for Another Year!
    A huge thank you to everybody who applied for our September 2015 application round - the deadline has now passed. We stayed up until midnight providing last-minute encouragement and technical support to our applicants at the start of their UWC journey.

    We are expecting to be able to notify applicants in mid-November about whether or not they have been invited to an Assessment Day at Atlantic College (please see here for dates). A huge thank you once again to everybody who applied - we can't wait to start reading!
    Posted 28 Oct 2014 11:26 by Abby Emery
  • The Deadline is Approaching!
    Tomorrow is the final deadline for applications this year (Monday 27th October, at midnight). If you are having any problems with your application (technical or otherwise) then please email us as soon as possible on and we will do our absolute best to help you.

    We are really excited for all the applications to be submitted. We can't wait to start reading them, and to start working out who will represent the UK at UWCs across the world next year. Good luck!
    Posted 26 Oct 2014 04:18 by Abby Emery
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