About Us

Mission and values

The night sky over the student village

The night sky over the student village

UWC makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future

UWC schools, colleges and programmes deliver a challenging and transformational educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

  • UWC believes that to achieve peace and a sustainable future, the values it promotes are crucial
  • International and intercultural understanding
  • Celebration of difference
  • Personal responsibility and integrity
  • Mutual responsibility and respect
  • Compassion and service
  • Respect for the environment
  • A sense of idealism
  • Personal challenge
  • Action and personal example

Queen Sonja
Queen Sonja of Norway


UWC Red Cross Nordic is a beautiful place and is
full of vitality and character.
It is truly a kaleidoscope
of humanity.
In these pages
we will try to give you
a sense of who
we are and what we do.
You will begin to understand
why our patron,
Queen Sonja of Norway,
has publicly called the College, “mitt hjertebarn” –
“the child of my heart”.