UWC Atlantic College

Located in the 12th Century St Donat’s Castle in the United Kingdom, UWC Atlantic College is the founding college of a global education movement and international residential school. Each year, over 350 students aged 16 -19 from over 90 different countries benefit from a world-class Diploma Programme educational experience.

The two year Diploma Programme has two parts: the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) curriculum, and a programme of experiential learning that focuses on key aspects of peace, a sustainable future and student initiative. They are interlinked and share a common heritage through the pioneering philosophy of Kurt Hahn, the United World College movement and the education work of Alec Peterson.

The Programme represents the mission of the College in action. It focuses on a lifelong commitment to service in the community, to collaborative work and social engagement and develops in young people a sense of personal initiative and the skills of leadership. Students are placed into positions of trust, authentic responsibility and decision making, and through action and personal example demonstrate a commitment to making a positive difference in the world.

The health, wellbeing, safety and security of members of the college community are our Number 1 priority. We are committed to providing a safe and respectful environment for all members of the college community and all visitors to the college and to building and sustaining a community of respect and consent between its members to prevent, educate and support in all matters related to safeguarding.

Our commitment and approach is centred on upholding the ethos and values of the global UWC Movement and meeting all Safeguarding Common Standards set by UWC International.

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