The UWC Student Joint Selection Committee of China (“China Selection Committee”, or “JSC”) is responsible for the selection of students from China to all the UWC schools in the world, including UWC Changshu China. The JSC selects students based on global UWC standards and practices.
Students who satisfy the following criteria are eligible to apply through the JSC:
1. The UWC Candidate
UWC seeks to enroll students who will be able to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by UWC.
The following characteristics are typical of the students we enroll:
A passion for service
Commitment to academic achievement
Curiosity to explore other cultures and languages
Determination to embrace change
Potential for leadership
2. Citizenship and residency
All Chinese citizens of the mainland of China residing anywhere in the world
Non Chinese mainland citizens residing in the mainland of China
Non Chinese mainland citizens residing outside mainland of China who are ineligible to apply to UWC through their local UWC selection process.
3. Years of formal education received
Students applying to the Foundation Programme (Grade 10) should be in at least Grade 9 or 10 at the time of application.
Students applying to the IB Diploma Programme (Grade 11) should be in at least Grade 10 or 11 at the time of application.
Students applying to the Foundation Programme (Grade 10) should be between the ages of 15 and 18 in August 2024.
Students applying to the IB Diploma Programme (Grade 11) should be between the ages of 16 and 18 in August 2024.