UWC Mahindra College Logo

Blog

31st Dec 2016 by Maria Charles,
(0) Comment

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,
(0) Comment

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…

21st Oct 2016 by admin,
(0) Comment

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…

19th Oct 2016 by Maria Charles,
(0) Comment

A Long Way From As-Suwayda: Raghdan (Syria, ’18)

 Raghdan Alhennawi, a teenager who lived his entire life in the south of Syria, knew of India through a small piece of pottery he kept by his bedside, a gift from a friend who had made a visit to Pune five years ago. As fate would have it, Raghdan went on to become the first…

15th Oct 2016 by admin,
(0) Comment

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…

29th Aug 2016 by admin,
(3) Comments

A New Home At MUWCI: Malek’s Story (Syria/Palestine, ’18)

Update: Malek arrived in India and was welcomed on campus on Sep 24, marking the end of a long long struggle for his student visa. A big thank you to the UWC network and all those who reached out and helped with emailing, calling, tweeting and rooting for him! Watch this video of his emotional arrival…