Unison World School Dehradun

EducationWorld August 2019 | EW Analytics

“We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where children engage and learn according to their interests and capabilities through a wide range of experiences. Our aim is to develop strength of character to nurture responsible global citizens.” – Divya Dwivedi, Principal

The latest of five education institutions promoted by the Dehradun-based Unison Education Foundation (estb.2007) which educates 10,000 students in Dehradun and Delhi NCR, Unison World School (UWS, estb.2007) is sited on a 16.25-acre green and pollution-free campus in the Himalayan foothills. Affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Delhi and Cambridge Assessment International Education, UK, this all-girls boarding school has acquired an excellent reputation for providing global standards of education and exposure to students from V to XII. In the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2018-19, UWS is ranked #3 all India and #2 in Uttarakhand in the all girls’ residential schools category.

UWS is guided by its mission to make the girl child realize her potential. The school’s curriculum focuses beyond academics, sports and co-curricular education on the development of moral and ethical values among children. The pollution- free UWS campus boasts 29 well-ventilated classrooms fitted with Smart Boards, four well-equipped computer science and three science laboratories apart from 3D, language, photography and robotics labs, four chalets (hostels), infirmary, 586-seat dining hall and mechanized laundry.

UWS nurtures students’ multiple intelligences by providing dedicated members of staff for 21 co-curricular activities including Indian and western music and dance, dramatics, fine arts, debates, elocution and nature club among other clubs besides a robust academic programme.

Ranked #4 countrywide among ‘Girls’ Boarding Schools’ for sports education in EWISR 2018-19, UWS offers world-class sports infrastructure comprising a floodlit grass football field, two floodlit lawn tennis courts, three indoor and outdoor basketball courts, an indoor, temperature controlled half Olympic size Swimming Pool, 14 Station 10 M Pistol and Rifle Shooting Arena, a 200-metre athletics track, yoga room and an upcoming horse riding arena. UWS has an ongoing collaboration with St. Francis College, Hertfordshire (UK), Rangi Ruru School, New Zealand and Kilgraston School, Perthshire, Scotland for student and teacher exchange programmes.

The school’s holistic academic programme, excellent infrastructure and enviable teacher-student ratio of 1:8 has helped its class X and XII students achieve 100 percent pass results year on year as well as excellent university placements. UWS graduates have been admitted into top-ranked foreign universities including University of Sussex, Brighton, University of St. Andrews, Scotland (UK); Heriot Watt University, Dubai; The University of Illinois, Chicago, San Francisco State University, California (USA); Florence Design Academy, Italy and Indian universities such as Delhi, Symbiosis, Amity and Vellore among others.

Prominent UWS alumni include Shreyal Mittal, the director of Delhi Public School, Haldwani and Mitali Gupta, who won the World Teen Supermodel South Asia 2018 title.

Further information: www.uws.edu.in

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