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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 decision…

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 of…

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 became part…

22nd Nov 2016 by Maria Charles,
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Volunteer for the 2017 Alumni Reunion

 A message from the 2017 Reunion Organizers: Save the Date for Reunion for the Classes of 2007 and 2008! 4 – 7 August 2017. (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…

17th Nov 2016 by Maria Charles,
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An Israeli Alumna’s Conscientious Objection to Conscription

Tamar Zeevi (center), a MUWCI alumna (Israel, ’15) declared her refusal to enlist in the Israeli army yesterday, for reasons of conscientious objection. Her story made news in various news blogs and journals.Update #1 (Nov 2016): Tamar and her co-objector have been sentenced to jail time after which they will be brought back for another hearing…

21st Oct 2016 by admin,
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October 2016 News from the Hill

In our October newsletter read stories about transformative scholarship gifts that have changed the lives of students from Syria, Nepal and India; campus stories about UWC Day, the rite-of-passage Ganesh festival, and an introduction to our newest first year cohort. Finally, catch up on ways to connect with UWC both online and at MUWCI meetups in…

21st Oct 2016 by admin,
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A New Path Made Possible by our Parents & Faculty

In about three hours, Anita Tamang, a 16 year old from Nepal, was transported from her foster home in Kathmandu to the bustle of Mumbai, and then to the foothills of the Sahyadris and up the MUWCI hill which would be her home for the next two years. But the journey from a young motivated…

16th Oct 2016 by admin,
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Developing a New Curricula on Systems-Thinking

The mindset with which we perceive and interpret the world affects what we think and ultimately do. How we think about a challenge influences the design of our response and the ‘solutions’ we create. However, most secondary schooling practices reduce the complexity of the world to studying the individual parts of a problem, often overlooking…

15th Oct 2016 by admin,
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A Bridge To UWC: MUWCI’s Foundation Programme

Students from the MUWCI Foundation Programme who have gone on to study at all the 15 UWCs globally. The UWC Mahindra College Foundation Programme, a year-long residential course for Indian students from less represented backgrounds, puts into action the college’s motto of ‘Diversity Through Access’. It facilitates students from non-English- speaking backgrounds to acquire the…

10th Oct 2016 by admin,
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Introducing MUWCI’s class of 2018!

This infographic sums up MUWCI’s vibrant new class of first years from all around the world! But even better is when they introduce themselves through a self-initiated ‘Hello World’ video made before they even got to campus. Say hello to MUWCI’s Class of 2018!