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27th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Small Treasures

This past weekend in the midst of cramming for a Global Politics test and writing a literature piece, my UWCMC academic life was stalled to tackle a gigantic pumpkin. Coincidentally, I bought this pumpkin at the weekly farmer’s market without even thinking about the fact that in Canada it was Thanksgiving weekend. Similarly to my…

25th Oct 2014 by admin,
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October 2014

Read our October newsletter to find out more about Selections 2015, current life of our alumna from Kashmir, UWC alumni reunions in London, Akshara women experience during the Ladakh Expedition, Exeat through the eyes of our Danish student, message from Head of College, work of our Admissions Office, a successful UWC day, and finally, Thakur ji’s memorial. October 2014…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Winter Trek Expedition in the Himalayas

 Ever wanted to go on an adventure trip to Annapurna Circuit? Here’s your chance to join the totally cool and exciting group of students and faculty from UWC Mahindra College! Sign up now for the Winter Trek Expedition in Annapurna Circuit in Nepal! Only 4 spots left! Last Date: 15 November, 2014  Dates of Travel:15th December…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Alumni Reunion in London this October!

When: 7.00 pm onwardsFriday, 24 OctoberWhere: Central London (Location to be confirmed) UWC Mahindra College alumni & supporters based in & around London are invited to a small informal gathering to discuss the new direction the college is taking in line with our Vision 2022. Acting Head of Advancement, Maria Charles (Class of 2002) will be present to…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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A Successful UWC Day of Action!

Ever thought of a world without plastic? We at UWC Mahindra College took the challenge of removing trash including plastic from campus and surrounding areas on UWC Day of Action! During our Trash Clean-Up campaign, the entire community collected and segregated over 370 kilos of trash and recyclable materials.Here’s the data including the amount of…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Disruptive Innovation Festival with UWC Schools and Colleges

UWC takes part in the world’s first Disruptive Innovation Festival!Several UWC colleges are poised to take part in the world’s first Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF). The context lies in the transition towards a circular economy: everyone knows that the economy is changing but what do school-leavers, new graduates and their teachers need to know, experience…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Alumni Reunion in Oxford this October!

When: 5.30-7.30 pmTuesday, 14 OctoberWhere: Head of the River Pub (Map)Oxford  OX1 4LB, UKUnited Kingdom This year’s UWC Advancement meeting of communications, alumni relations and fundraising staff from throughout the movement will be taking place in Oxford. We thought this would be a great opportunity to connect with UWC alumni in Oxford.Please join us at the Head of…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Remembering Thakur ji

From Left to Right: Pelham, Vinay, Thakur ji, Oscar, and PradipGopal Jaleshwar Thakur, popularly known as Thakur ji, who was one of the first and the oldest employees at UWC Mahindra College died on Thursday at Sahyadri Hospital. He was 59. Born in village Budki Nainijor, Bihar, Thakur ji joined UWC Mahindra College as a Security Guard in…

10th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Message from Head of College – October 2014

Dear Alumni, Parents and Supporters,We have had a great start to the year with enormous positive energy and enthusiasm. The theme of this newsletter is about who we select and this is a matter very dear to all UWC hearts. The most profound influence on students generally comes from their peers, so who we select…

9th Oct 2014 by admin,
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Meet our Alumna – Ufra Showkat Mir, Peace Psychologist

“UWC Mahindra College helped me change my fears into opportunities and struggles into passion,” says Ufra. “It motivated me to strive for a better, peaceful future; to dare and create an unconventional path that others could walk on too.”A graduate of UWCMC (Class of 2005), Ufra lived no ordinary life before coming to the college. What…