Princess Leonor, the daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, has alas turned fifteen last October. The little royal is titled the Princess of Asturias, Princess of Viana, Princess of Girona, Duchess of Montblanc, Countess of Cervera, and Lady of Balaguer. Of all her esteemed titles, the most prominent and esteemed introductions are the would-be heir-apparent for Spain’s throne. Befitting her titles and the responsibility she will carry as the future Queen of Spain, her education must be top-notch to prepare her for the future trials and make her deserving of the mantle she must don.
Thus, Princess Leonor will join UWC Atlantic College just a month before she turns 16. She has been selected from the anonymous application process at UWC from a pool of candidates and is deemed worthy of the institute.
The Rich History of UWC
The UWC Atlantic College has quite a vibrant past with esteemed clientele like King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Crown Princess of Belgium, Elisabeth being among the college’s proud graduates. Princess Leonor has been enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program. The schooling fees, which add up to $92000 annually, will be seen to by King Felipe, who is expected to pay it from his annual allowance.
The UWC and Its Distinguished Reputation
UWC has an inspiring curriculum offering a balance of physical, mental, personal, and communal activities to deliver an all-rounder experience. The Princess will reside in the in-house boarding school like all other students.
The college also prioritizes global inclusion and stands strong against racism. Thus, in promoting this interest, each year, it welcomes at least 360 exchange students from about 155 different nations, each hailing from a different culture and representing different beliefs.
UWC also has a proud lineage of h. Nelson Mandela, Prince Charles, and Lord Louis Mountbatten have been the presidents of the past, while Queen Noor of Jordan currently hoists the flag of leadership and education.
The campus is 122 acres vast, offering various landscapes from wide gardens to woodlands and the Irish bank. This educational institute dates to 1962 when German educationalist Kurt Hahn founded it. Situated 170 miles west of London, UWC is an 800-year-old castle named after St Donat.
The princess is sure to have a great learning experience, critical to becoming a good Queen in the future.