The Road to UWC ISAK Japan - UWC ISAK Japan

The Road to UWC ISAK Japan

We want you to think of UWC ISAK Japan as one stop (or a few stops) on a life-long journey of learning. Here, we hope to give you a roadmap to educational opportunities at UWC ISAK.

WHAT PROGRAMS ARE YOU ELIGIBILITY FOR?

WHAT PROGRAMS
ARE YOU ELIGIBILE FOR?

The Road to UWC ISAK Japan is packed with useful content for potential high school applicants about our high school programs, people, and our place here in Karuizawa.

Go to our Apply to High School page to confirm if you are eligible to apply this year. If it looks like you are still too young, we think you might be interested in our Short Programs linked below.

JOIN OUR EVENTS

Take your journey one step further by joining our events.

One-on-one meetings with our Head of School
Open Campus Events (Online & On-Campus)
Information Sessions

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LEARN ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL AT UWC ISAK JAPAN

LEARN ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL
AT UWC ISAK JAPAN

OUR HISTORY

You may know us as only as UWC ISAK Japan, but did you know that wasn't our name when we first started our high school program in 2014? And did you know that we have 100 official founders, who all believed enough in our vision for education to help found our school. Find out more by watching this short video about our history.

While you are here, take some time to listen to Eduardo about how his three years here prepared him for life after at UWC ISAK Japan.

Our History
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OUTDOOR EDUCATION

The mission of the Outdoor Education program at UWC ISAK Japan is to develop students’ ability to embrace discomfort in the pursuit of personal growth through a localized education that fosters responsibility and respect for each other and the environment. Outdoor Education enables students to not only experience the natural beauty which surrounds UWC ISAK, but also develop new leadership and teamwork skills, and reflect on themselves in the process.

Outdoor Education
Cycling Tour
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LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

At UWC ISAK Japan, you will learn to identify what is important and needed. Leadership Projects (CAS) are an ideal opportunity for you to practice your leadership and teamwork skills by pursuing creative solutions to important and challenging problems.

Take a moment to watch learn more about our leadership program and some of the life-changing experiences you will have during Project Week.

Leadership
Leadership Learnings
Lucy
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ACADEMICS & CAMPUS TOUR

Education at UWC ISAK Japan is designed to develop the next generation of transformational leaders. Beginning with our signature leadership and design thinking programs in Grade 10 and extending through the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) in Grades 11 and 12, a UWC ISAK Japan education will equip you with the knowledge, tools, and mindset needed to be a changemaker.

Spend some time here to get an overview of our Academic Program, our students' perspective on Academics, and meet some of the amazing faculty that call UWC ISAK Japan home.

Campus Tour
Academics
Students Talk About Academics
Faculty Greetings
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RESIDENTIAL LIFE

At UWC ISAK Japan, as much of your education takes place outside of the classroom as inside. Living at an international boarding school presents students with endless opportunities to grasp a wide variety of perspectives from people from around the world and from all types of backgrounds.

Learn more about residential life, including our advisory program, take a tour of our residences, and more!

Residential Life
What do our students do on the weekend?
Residence Tour
Artur (Estonia / Class of 2021)
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THE ARTS

Did you know that UWC ISAK Japan students can take no less than four Arts courses as part of their IB diploma? Visual Arts, Music, Film, and our newest program—Theatre—are a key part of campus life. Not only as our most colorful academic programs, many of our student-led clubs share a similar focus. Both academic and extracurricular programs regularly collaborate with Karuizawa's famous community of artists and world-class facilities.

Visual Arts
Music
Film
Juan Testimonial
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CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

From Core Activities to Active Sports to Student-Initiated Clubs, our Clubs and Activities program is designed to provide students with opportunities to explore areas of interest in while learning how to manage and lead diverse teams. The list of Clubs changes each year based on student interest and initiative so if there is a club you want to start when you get here then you are empowered to do it.

Clubs and Activities Intro
Students Talk About Clubs and Activities
Valen Testimonial
Juan Testimonial
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YOUR APPLICATION

Mark September 15th on your calendar so you will be ready to go as soon as the application goes live!

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Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun,
Nagano 389-0111
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