Guiding Statements

UWC Atlantic College is the founding college of a global education movement. We are a mission-driven international college with a strong commitment to the educational principles of Kurt Hahn, our founder, and a passionate belief in the importance of education as a force for good in the world.

Our Mission

The UWC movement makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.

Our Vision

To provide a platform for young individuals to learn through shared experience and be empowered to make a positive difference.

Our Values

Our values, and those of the UWC movement as a whole, are what make our educational model unique and truly inspiring. These values form the foundation of our passionate approach to providing young people with a challenging and transformational learning experience.

UWC Atlantic College community expects members to: 

  • Act on your beliefs and lead by example
  • Believe that you can make a difference
  • Value differences and see them as a strength in our community
  • Demonstrate a compassionate and truly committed approach to your community and service
  • Be free from any form of prejudice
  • Create a supportive and respectful environment
  • Learn through interactions and challenge yourself
  • Behave with integrity and be accountable for your own actions.

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