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We welcome applications from students around the world throughout the school year. We encourage those interested in applying to first visit our school in order to ensure that each family feels the school is a good fit. We review each applicant on a case-by-case basis to determine whether or not UWC Thailand is able to help each student we enrol maximise their greatest human potential.

Step 1: Gathering the Necessary Information
  • scanned copies of each applicant’s last two school reports (translated into English);
  • a recent passport photo;
  • a scanned copy of each applicant’s birth certificate (translated into English), or passport;
  • medical information ready to input into our online application;
  • recent Standardised Test Scores (if available);
  • a confidential recommendation submitted through OpenApply, our online application platform; and
  • any additional documents including learning support reports and testing results, therapy reports, psychological or psycho-educational testing results and reports, behaviour modification plans, etc.

For details of Required Admissions Documents, please refer to OpenApply.

Please review the Grade Placement Comparison Chart for your class placement reference.

Step 2: Applying Online

For Nursery to Grade 10 applicants, please follow the application process outlined on our OpenApply online application platform.

Diploma Programme students applying for Grade 11 as direct entry applicants (full fee-paying), must apply via the UWC Global Selection Programme.

For scholarships to the Diploma Programme, please contact your UWC National Committee.

Step 3: Review and Assessment

Prospective students going into Primary School may participate in an assessment with a member of the admissions committee and/or a classroom visit. This decision is based on the documentation and previous school records provided during the application process. An on-campus assessment is always preferable if possible.

Please note that the Admissions Office must receive completed application form, including the required documents and application fee before an assessment or classroom visit can begin. 

Step 4: Enrollment

Once a place in the school has been offered, the family will need to confirm their place within two weeks, at which time certain fees are required. This is important for visa acquisitions, and the Admissions Team will walk each family through this.

Nursery to Grade 10 Admissions

Our admissions process from Nursery to Grade 10 is all done online through our Open Apply platform.

Grade 11 Admissions

Students applying for Grade 11, have multiple routes to apply. Please contact our admissions or see the options linked.

Choosing your application route to study the IBDP at UWC for 2021-2023:

Day student residing in Phuket UWC Global Selection Programme National Committee selections
Is entry guaranteed? No No No
When are places offered to successful applicants?

Rolling Admissions: Students can apply throughout the year

Early decision: no later than 10 Dec for those applying by 20 Nov 2020.

Regular decision: between February and May 2021 depending on available places

January - April 2021, depending on the National Committee
Are the number of places available limited? Yes Yes Yes
Are scholarships available? No No Yes, on the basis of demonstrated need
Am I able to apply for a specific UWC school or college? IBDP students who reside in Phuket or will reside in Phuket soon may apply directly to UWC Thailand as day students

Yes, you can.
There are three options available:
1) Application to a specific school
2) Application to up to 3 schools and
3) Application to all schools       
 (note fee levels)

(applicants may, however, list their preferences)
Can I apply in a language other than English? No No In most cases, yes (contact the UWC national committee of your country of origin or residence for information on the application process)
How can I apply? Our admissions process is done online through our Open Apply platform. Register here to create an applicant account Contact the UWC national committee of your country of origin or residence for information on application procedures

More information can be found on the UWC IBDP Page.

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