UWC’s founding college, UWC Atlantic was designed to promote international understanding through education since its foundation in 1962. It provides a platform for young individuals to learn through shared experience and be empowered to make a positive difference.
Three Unique Features
- Historic Heritage - Located in the 12th Century St Donat’s Castle in the United Kingdom, UWC Atlantic is the founding College of a global education movement. The Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Lifeboat (RIB) was pioneered here.
- Atlantic Outdoors - Focusing on physical challenge, service to others, initiative leadership and teamwork in addition to the academic programme at the College.
- Empowerment - Students are given authentic responsibility to make their own decisions and actions, following in the spirit of the educational revolution our founder Kurt Hahn started over 50 years ago, safe in an environment of reassuring presence of adults.