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Location address: United Kingdom, The Vale of Glamorgan
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UWC Atlantic College (previously known as the United World College of the Atlantic or Atlantic College and often abbreviated to either UWCAC or AC by its students and staff), is an international IB Diploma Programme independent (private) residential Sixth Form College in Wales. Founded in 1962, it was the first of the United World Colleges and was among the first educational institutions in the world to follow an international curriculum. It is known for its liberal, progressive and radical education, its global ethos and its strong focus on local and global sustainability. It is attended by approximately 350 students from more than 90 countries. In addition to the International Baccalaureate curriculum, the College places student participation in community service at its core.