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Life at UWC

Life at UWC colleges and schools? Exciting! Challenging! Varied! Transformative! and yes, it can be a little difficult too! 

United World Colleges are very different from normal schools, and it can sometimes be difficult to live so closely with a variety of people from such diverse backgrounds. Heated debates and cultural clashes are common, especially in the first few months.

The academic side is also very challenging. While UWCs are incredibly interesting and special schools, it is important to remember that they are still schools. You will be expected to study independently and manage your own time, which can be extra difficult when there are so many activities, events, and discussions going on. You will still have exams, essays, coursework, and even school reports!