UWC Russia has opened for applications for candidates to study in one of the world’s oldest IB school networks.
United World Colleges (UWC) is an international educational system founded in 1962 in the UK. Education is conducted according to the IB (International Baccalaureate) program, an important part of which is social projects and personal development through creativity, sports, project work. The goal of the UWC movement is to educate leaders of change who are ready to receive a high-quality education, come back and apply the knowledge gained in order to make improvements in their communities.
UWC IB is about:
• subjects and schedule that you choose for yourself
• a theory of knowledge that teaches you the design of thinking, understanding the connection between different objects and the ability to critically receive information
• creativity, activity, service – CAS project activities where you will learn how to work in a team, create and implement projects
About 10,000 students study at UWC every year, representatives of 70-80 countries study at each school.
You can apply to study in the 2022-2024 academic years if you are:
• a citizen of the Russian Federation or have permanently resided in Russia for more than 5 years;
• a student of the 9th, 10th or 11th grade of a secondary general education school or a secondary specialized educational institution;
• were born from September 2004 to August 2006;
• have a good academic record, speak English (or are ready to quickly learn it) and share the values of UWC!
Selection consists of three stages: application submission and subsequent online testing, then online interviews and, at the final stage, completing group project assignments with other candidates. Applications are open until November 7 inclusive.
Grants for studies are provided on a need-basis (the amount of the scholarship depends on the financial capabilities of the candidate’s family) and cover up to 100% of the cost of training.
You can apply and learn more about UWC on our website here.