UWC Mahindra College Logo

Blog

28th Dec 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

Appointment of the new Head of College

The Board of UWC Mahindra is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Soraya Sayed Hassen as the next Head of College.This announcement concludes a rigorous search steered by the Board appointed Search Committee. Keshub Mahindra, Chairman Emeritus, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, of Soraya’s appointment:“Soraya brings with her educational and managerial experience in international…

28th Dec 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

Diversity In Action: African Regional Week sparks off debate at MUWCI

“Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance.” – Verna Myers, American authorImagine moving from one vibrant country to another equally vibrant one. Being amidst young people from all over the world, part of a richly diverse student body eager to have those much-awaited life-changing experiences. And then, the only…

27th Dec 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

Ladakh Expedition 2018: 18 Days, 8 Travellers, 3 Summits, 1 Incredible Journey

“We plan the expedition after looking at the group that’s taking shape,” said Arvin Singh Uzunov-Dang (outgoing Head of Triveni at MUWCI), when asked about the Ladakh expedition he undertook with eight UWC students in July of this year. “And with this group, we felt like we could be ambitious.”Breaking all previous records, this group…

27th Dec 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

MUWCI is now CIS Accredited!

Our Commitment To Continuous ImprovementWe are pleased to announce that UWC Mahindra College is now officially recognised as a fully accredited Council of International Schools (CIS) member. This important achievement as part of our 2022 Strategic Plan, serves as an independent benchmark of our high educational standards, our focus on living up to our mission…

15th Oct 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

When Is My MUWCI Reunion?

Wondering when your MUWCI Reunion will be? This handy little below should help plan for your return to the hill! Questions? Email us at [email protected] A few notes: “Class of” refers to your graduating year. For example, Class of 2000 is someone who was at MUWCI from 1998-2000.Reunion-related emails will come from [email protected] and newsletters will come…

7th Sep 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

Soraya Sayed Hassen: Leadership for a New Era

Update: In Dec 2018, the Board of UWC Mahindra was pleased to extend the appointment of Ms. Soraya Sayed Hassen as the Head of College till 2022. Soraya served as interim Head of College from August 2018 after the departure of Pelham Lindfield-Roberts. Prior to this she was Deputy Head of College with previous tenures as…

7th Sep 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

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 of…

20th Aug 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

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 the event with…

20th Aug 2018 by admin,
(0) Comment

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,
(0) Comment

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 secured. Anand…