The UWC International School Thailand is located in Thalang, Phuket, forming part of a global network of colleges. The school was established in 2016 and quickly became renowned for its high standard of education. The school is the only one in the south of Thailand that offers the complete International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The program is recognised around the world and enables students to go on to study at top universities worldwide. Students can attend the UWC Thailand from 2-18 years old.
The school is built on a spacious piece of land that is surrounded by greenery. As this is a modern school, they have exceptional facilities both in the classrooms and in terms of sporting, arts and performing arts facilities. In addition to offering high-quality education, the IB program and UWC Phuket teach students to understand others’ differences, appreciate and enjoy learning, and be caring and compassionate of others and the environment around them. The teachers are all internationally qualified and supported by Thai teaching assistants with lessons taught predominantly in English with pupils coming from a vast array of different countries.
The school offers students lessons in mindfulness and social and emotional learning, which is almost unique in Thailand. UWC Thailand also organises a comprehensive range of extracurricular activities to broaden the students’ education. The school also encourages students to embrace experiential education, believing it will give them a superb platform for the rest of their lives.
UWC Thailand is also a boarding school with excellent accommodation and support staff to ensure that all students’ needs are catered for.