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About the NC

Nearly all students who seek to study UWCs apply to a national committee rather than directly to a UWC. There are more than 150 national committees around the world; most are run entirely by volunteers. These committees review approximately 10,000 applications to select more than 1,400 promising candidates to attend one of the 15 UWCs. This unique system enables students to be selected from within their own communities and cultures. UWC depends on the dedication and expertise of a network of volunteers to find and select many of our 

The UWC Jamaica National committee is a volunteer run group of alumni and friends of UWC. In Jamaica, the National Committee is responsible for 

  • Promotion of UWC
  • Selection of Students 
  • Student Support

We would love to do more and are always looking for assistance. Please email us at if you are interested in helping out.