Li Po Chun UWC
Location: Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR; student profile: 250 students aged 16â€“19; founded: 1992
Li Po Chun UWC is situated in Hong Kong, a city in China that lies at the cross-roads of Asia in the heart of one of the worldâ€™s most dynamic regions. In daily life, the college emphasises the strong Chinese traditions of proper conduct, practical wisdom, appropriate social relationships and respect for academic learning.
The college was established in 1992, and since that time it has grown in size to 256 students from about 80 countries. Strong links have been developed between the college and various parts of China, especially for service activities.
Campus and facilities
The purpose-built residential campus is situated in Hong Kongâ€™s New Territories, with the waters of Tolo Harbour on one side and the steep, tree-covered slopes of Ma On Shan (Horse saddle Mountain) on the other. Facilities include indoor and outdoor sports areas, a pool, fast internet access, full academic and residential facilities and a well-equipped canteen.
Beyond the classroom
Community service is an important part of the LI Po Chun UWC experience, and all students are engaged in service activities. All first year students travel to Mainland China for a week to perform service work, and other projects enable students to engage in activities beyond the classroom in various parts of east and South-east Asia.
Li Po Chun UWC of Hong Kong
10 Lok Wo Sha Lane, Sai Sha Road Sha Tin,
Hong Kong SAR
T +852 2640 0441
F +852 2643 4088
Principal: Mr Arnett Edwards