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7th Sep 2018 by admin,
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Soraya Sayed Hassen: Leadership for a New Era

Soraya Sayed Hassen, born in Mauritius to a family of Indian origin, is a passionate educator with over two decades of teaching experience. Moving to London in her adolescent years, she acquired a BA Honours in English from Buckingham University in 1997 before pursuing her Masters’ degree at Monash University and a Postgraduate Diploma in…

7th Sep 2018 by admin,
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A Fair Shot for Reformed Naxalites – Kruti Jethwa

As she dove headfirst into the stressful last months before college finals, Kruti Jethwa (Year 16-18) was also caught up in a correspondence of great significance. With the Central Government of India no less. The Naxalite Movement originated in the north-eastern state of West Bengal as an offshoot of the rampant social and economic oppression…

20th Aug 2018 by admin,
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It’s the 20-year Reunion for the Class of 1999!

A message from the 2019 Reunion Organizers:  Save the Date for the 20-year Reunion for the Class of 1999! 2 to 4 August 2019. (All members of the class should have received an email invite. If not, please write to [email protected])  In preparation for this amazing weekend, we’d like to invite class volunteers to be in charge of shaping…

20th Aug 2018 by admin,
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It’s the 10-year Reunion for the Classes of 2009 and 2010!

A message from the 2019 Reunion Organizers: Save the Date for the 10-year Reunion for the Classes of 2009 and 2010! 26 to 28 July 2019. (All members of the class should have received an email invite. If not, please write to [email protected]) In preparation for this amazing weekend, we’d like to invite class volunteers to be in charge…

6th Jun 2018 by admin,
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Meet Our Alumnus: Anand Lalwani

“It was Roshan, my roommate from Akshara in my second year, who explained to me how he got electricity for only 2-3 hours of the day.” A lot gets lost in the daily rigmarole of life on the hill at MUWCI. But some conversations can linger long after goodbyes have been said and college admissions…

28th May 2018 by admin,
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Waiting for new opportunities (Salman’s Story- Iraq ’20)

“It made me hate the way we humans hate each other”, says Salman on his very painful yet transformative first hand experience of the Yezidi genocide. Salman Shammo Hussein is a bright 19 year old Iraqi national, who has seen the most difficult circumstances one can imagine. In spite of the extreme hardships he went…

28th Nov 2017 by Maria Charles,
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Mahindra Group and Scholae Mundi Foundation Announce Major UWC Scholarship Commitment

Russian-Armenian impact investors and social entrepreneurs Ruben Vardanyan and Veronika Zonabend have collaborated with Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the Mahindra Group, a global group of companies based in India, committing together to US$ 7.5 million in funding to provide need-based scholarships to meritorious students worldwide to study at one of the UWC (United World Colleges) schools and colleges. All three philanthropists are…

24th Apr 2017 by Maria Charles,
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Looking Back at My MUWCI Experience

A letter of thanks from Mohammed Talib (Sudan, Class of 2015) who was received a full scholarship through support from alumni and the Haggar Holding Company in Sudan. Mohammed is currently studying at Middlebury College in the United States on a full scholarship, with the support of the Davis UWC Scholars programme.  I cannot think of any…

31st Dec 2016 by Maria Charles,
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A Special UWCSEA-MUWCI Connection: Sonam & Tashi (Ladakh – India, ’17 & ’18)

UWCSEA’s Faculty & Staff Scholarship has made it possible for 10 Ladakhi students to attend MUWCI over the past two decades. We are enormously grateful to our extended family at UWCSEA for this generous sustained giving that has opened up the world to students from one of the most remote parts of India! A letter…

24th Dec 2016 by Maria Charles,
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On Opportunity & Hope: Ahmad (Afghanistan, ’18)

  “My life began when I was twelve.” It’s a strange statement for a 19-year old to make, but hearing Ahmad’s story, I’m struck by the distance he’s covered in 5 years. At twelve, thanks to a friend of his elder brother, Ahmad met Peter Dalglish, then Deputy Chief of Party UN-Habitat in Kabul. Ahmad…