Discover Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong

 

* Where being a changemaker becomes possible *

What is UWC?

UWC Vocab

UWC, short for 'United World Colleges', is a global education movement that aims to unite people from different nations, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds as it believes that education "can bring together young people [UWC students are selected domestically through national committees] from all backgrounds on the basis of their shared humanity, to engage with the possibility of social change through courageous action, personal example and selfless leadership." Hence, UWC offers need-based financial aid to everyone accepted (approxamitly 70% of all UWC students receive either a full or partial scholarship, myself included). Currently there are 18 UWCs all over the world, teaching the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in accordance with their ethos of emphasizing the  importance of experiential learning, community service and outdoor activities.

UWC

LPC

IB

(UWC) SC

Co-Year

DP1/DP2

Roomie

CAS

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United World Colleges

Li Po Chun UWC  (my college)

International Baccalaureate

UWC Short Course 

Someone who's in your year

First-/Secondyears

Someone you share a room with

Extracurriculars (Creative/Active/Service)

International

Boarding School 

Teaches 2-Year

IB Diploma Program

200+ Students 

80+ Nationalities

Need-based

Scholarships

UWC mission statement

The World in One Place

"UWC is a global education movement that makes education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future."

Go To UWC Website

UWC Experiences 

Creativity - Lion Dance

I cannot even start to describe how awesome Lion Dance is!!! I HIGHLY recommend everyone who gets the chance to try this out! - 100% worth it <3

Creativity - Massage

I am not lying when saying that this was the best choice in my whole entire UWC career - WHY is massage SO satisfying? Can someone explain pls?

CAS

Activity - Volleyball

My absolute favorite sport! I'll def take it as CAS during my 2 years at LPC. Glad about anyone who'll join ;) 

Campus Service - Cookinggg

Campus Service  - Café

Cafe is basically about organising talent shows every other Friday with nice food and music :D (A lot of fun ofc!!)

Community Service 

In Mai Po, we practically work with WWF to preserve local Ecosystems. Our teacher supervisor left (Term 2) so I don't know what happens now...

Service (Community) 

I only take one community service but others  include working with disabled children, raising funds for good causes, beach cleanup etc.

Creativity, Activity, Service - required extracurriculars

Activity - Climbing

"Cooking for a healthy lifestyle" - I just LOVE making food with people from their home countries :D (Above is Indian "Pakora" - yummy!)

Even though I am not taking climbing this year: very excited to have the possibility to try out climbing since it's been on my to-do list forever! now !!

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