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What the ideal UWC candidate looks like

Intellectual curiosity and motivation

A genuine urge to learn about the world around oneself and the ability to recognise the details and grasp the breadth of issues involved in any given topic and to analyse them thoroughly

Active commitment

The ability and readiness to reflect, question, and confront one’s own values, to measure one’s behaviour within  family and community against one’s values, and to act on one’s own beliefs accordingly and responsibly

Social competence

The ability and readiness to make contact with other people, to interact respectfully with them, to work together with them in a team and to achieve solutions together; the ability to express oneself adequately in different situations and to different people

Resilience, Personal Responsibility, and Integrity

The ability to look after oneself physically and emotionally during the challenging and transforming experience UWC offers; the personal motivation to adhere to UWC’s common moral and ethical principles, a sense of humility and ability to listen and value another person’s opinion and experience

Motivation for the UWC

Passion, ability and serious incentive to actively promote the UWC values