Applications to United World Colleges (UWC) for 2015-2017 are now open. Don’t miss your chance to become a part of the UWC community and continue your education in a truly international environment! In 2015 five different UWC colleges offered 8 places for Georgian students. There are places at UWC Adriatic in Italy, UWC Dilijan in Armenia, UWC Pearson College in Canada, UWC Robert Bosch College in Germany and UWC Maastricht in the Netherlands.
UWC was founded in 1962 with the vision of bringing together young people from all over the world and offering an educational experience based on shared learning, collaboration and understanding. UWC delivers a challenging and transformative educational experience to over 7,500 students each year, inspiring them to work towards a more peaceful and sustainable future. UWC has 15 colleges in Armenia, the USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Great Britain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, Swaziland, India, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. All colleges have distinctive characteristics, yet share the same mission and values. More than 50,000 students from over 181 countries have studied at UWC schools, colleges and programmes.
Students from different countries are selected by the National Committees of their home countries. Currently, there are National Committees and selection contacts in over 140 countries. Admission is on a competitive basis, emphasizing applicants’ individual merit and performance. The UWC National Committee of Georgia, established in 2013, is the organization that selects students from Georgia to attend UWC colleges. In 2014, 4 students from Georgia were nominated to 3 different UWC colleges, and in early September they began their studies in Armenia, Great Britain, Germany. The students shared their first impressions about studies at the new college and you can view their feedback here.
The applications to UWC will be accepted until 18 December 2014. In order to apply for 2015 admission to UWC, candidates must meet the following selection criteria:
citizen of Georgia;
your age upon commencing studies (1 September 2015) – 16-18 years;
strong academic aptitude;
fluent English or the ability to learn it;
combination of leadership and high moral traits and commitment to public service.
We look forward to receiving your applications and wish you success in enrollment!
You can learn more about UWC colleges and selection process at UWC Georgia webpage: ge.uwc.org