UWC is a global educational movement with the mission to "make education a force to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future". High school students go through a multi-stage, competitive selection process in their individual countries to be chosen to spend two years at one of seventeen UWC schools in seventeen different countries, completing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. In addition to academics, UWC emphasizes diversity, healthy lifestyle, sustainability and practicing skills like leadership, responsibility, and discipline, along with Extra Curricular activities on each of their campuses.
Refer to the UWC Brasil website for further information: https://www.br.uwc.org/
In 2018, over 1400 students applied from Brazil, and only 21 were approved.
The application fees and the yearly costs of each UWC school are subject to variability. The program does provide tuition scholarships, but they vary from student to student.
There are no pre-requisite skills necessary in order to apply.
This program can involve up to 2 years of high school abroad.
The application process includes:
1. Tests and profile evaluation
3. Group activities