School Type: Residential, Sixth form college
Age group: 16-19
Number of students: 350
Year Elected: 2014
UWC Atlantic College is the first of 14 United World Colleges around the world and a co-creator of the International Baccalaureate. They bring together diverse youth from over 90 countries to begin a lifelong pursuit of peace and social justice through dialogue, radical engagement and positive action. It focuses on social action, inter-cultural understanding and international participation.
- Requires that students enroll in one community service faculty: Global, Social Justice, Environmental or Outdoor.
- Organises multiple extra-curricular conferences including outside speakers and workshops on, for example, sustainability, human interaction, or peace and conflict.
- Offers financial support for students to implement their own social projects internationally – GoMAD.